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Crimson at FDIC 2011

Fri, 13 May 2011|

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[MUSIC] Hi, welcome to the 2011 FDIC. The Crimson Fire booth. My name's Bill Doebler. I want to welcome you in here. We've got some pretty exciting things going one. One thing that brings to mind is the acquisition of Classic Fire. What this means for us is an expanded product portfolio. We now have full product breath and depth. What we've got with that is a full range of product. First and foremost we've got our Star Series which is fully customizable. We've got our legend series which is our modular approach. And we've got our classic series which is our price point product from the entry level. Behind me we've got our transformer series. This is our new entry into the firefighting product. We've got the pump that's in the midship point of the truck here. One thing that we've done with this. If we've enhanced our compartmentation we've shortened up the wheel base for maneuverability. We've given the fire fighter a solution it's not just about the pump it's about the entire product. What you'll see as you walk through the booth. Is well rounded versatility for all the fire fighting needs. With that I'm gonna turn over the walk around for our products to our Chief Operating Officer Jim Salmi. >> Thanks Bill for the nice introduction. Saying times here at FDIC. Glad to have you join us. I'd like to talk to you about some really unique Crimson features that. Stand us above the rest. We like to think above and beyond and we've got some things that we feel are that way. So I want to point out some features of our unique outrigger system. What, what Crimson decided is that in our [UNKNOWN] products, we needed more leveling capability to deal with the, extreme conditions a lot of fire departments face. So, our product has been designed to level the truck on slopes up to 15 degrees. Most of the comp, competition deals with about a five degree leveling capability. To do that, we designed a very unique outrigger system which employs two cylinders. One that lowers the housing of the cylinder and then extends the beam out at a very low level. Which then allows us to raise the truck to a higher level and level the truck very effectively. We've also designed it to be very maintenance friendly. By the way we've designed the end cap that goes on the top of the outrigger so if service is needed it is done really quickly. This truck also has a very unique, feature which we call our, [SOUND] Our ladder, leveling system. Basically what this does is a lift cradle that allows the ladder to be lifted by the cradle, not directly by the cylinders. Reduces the forces that are put into the ladder and allows us to operate it at negative 10 degrees. So we can actually raise, lower the ladder to 18 feet below horizontal in a river rescue situation. Very nice, nice capability. Unique to Crimson. This truck is also very unique in that the customer was very interested in very high water flows so we've got a specially designed water system which has increased diameter of the pipes which allows us to flow up to about 3000 gallons per minute of discharge. That's really important in an area that has coverage in refinery and petro chemical areas such as this department. I'd like to move over here and show ya something on our roller-assisted assemblies. One of the problems that have plagued our fire truck industry and ladders has been the ability to keep it clean and greased and have it operate smoothly. So what we've done is designed a unique system which includes a series of four rollers on a pivoting assembly. With a through shaft. What that through shaft does, it allows it to pivot and stay aligned with the ladder and this system basically eliminates the need to grease the ladder. I've never seen the fireman yet that thought greasing the ladder was a good day and degre, degreasing it is just a painful processes so, very very nice opportunity for the. Improved functionality reduces the hydraulic pressures and makes the ladder move very smoothly. So, awesome feature patented actually by, by Crimson Fire. This track also has a interesting little feature we call a, a laser pointer outrigger indicator. So we have two markers. High, high density laser lights. Are shot out diagonally. What this is used for is to spot the position on the ground where the outrigger's gonna be placed. So, the light will be shining here and I'll, indicated that there, so that the operator at the back can basically place the pad and then run the outrigger and make sure that he's centered right up on the exact spot that he needs to be centered. I could go on on this product for hours but I don't think I'm allowed to talk that long so. Thanks. >> Thanks, Jim. Hi, I'm Dan White. I'm with Crimson Fire in the classic series, I'm the national sales manager for this product line. This product is one we're really excited about. This is our game changing product in this business. This is a classic fire fire ranger MP that is a 12,050 GPM pump. And a 150 CFM [INAUDIBLE] system on a F550 Mini pumper. This truck gives us all the capability of a class A pumper in a small 19,000 GVW package. We've got all the compartmentation requirements, the hose loader requirements and also the pump requirements, as needed for a class A pumper. This truck has. The Crimson Classic series. Caste system on it, which is a simple one touch system, that is, easy to use, the easiest to use in the industry today. This truck is a great supplement, to our Star series, and, Legend Series pumpers. As great second run trucks, or backup trucks for that. And even great trucks to run on first EMS calls. And calls through, other calls throughout the country. We'd like thank you for coming by and visiting our booth today. It's been a great experience for us. FDIC's been a great show for us this year. Thank you for coming by and take, please take the time to visit our website, crimson-fire.com. Thank you.

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