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Fire Boat Stand Pipe Nozzles.

Issue 54 and Volume 1894 15.

Fire Boat Stand Pipe Nozzles. The experience of cities having fire boats with stand pipe nozzles has fully demonstrated their usefulness, as by the adoption and use of these nozzles it allows full capacity of pumps to be discharged at any angle desired, either vertically or horizontally. Taking the elevator and warehouse fires of the Woodhouse Patent Fire Boat Stand Pipe Nozzle has been a means of saving thousands of dollars by its merits of simplicity of construction, as it not only allows full water way to its tapering discharge, but can be elevated and deflected by one man, and when placed in position can be left there without any holding, as no strain or resistance comes on the gearings, thus it dispenses with a number of firemen necessary in using other nozzles or stand pipes of this nature. The cut fully shows this style of nozzle flanged to the…

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