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Offline wfd444

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FDIC Pierce Ascendant Aerials
« on: April 27, 2018, 10:40:54 PM »
Would like to see some of these field tested for FDNY in the busiest boroughs.







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FDIC Pierce Ascendant Aerials
« on: April 27, 2018, 10:40:54 PM »

Offline Bulldog

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Re: FDIC Pierce Ascendant Aerials
« Reply #1 on: April 27, 2018, 10:45:58 PM »
I don't think that's something you'll ever see.  Unfortunately Pierce doesn't seem interested in bidding for FDNY business.  Even though the rescue from them that was in the service was well liked by all members they didn't bid the order for new rescues.  I'm not sure but I believe the biggest part of the issue is seen long-term warranty support that FDNY contracts demand.

I agree that the Ascendant looks like a very capable piece of apparatus and are a lot of other pieces of apparatus made by Pierce.  The amount of apparatus they sell attests to that, which could be another reason they don't want to spend a lot of time looking for business with FDNY.

Offline TLTruckie

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Re: FDIC Pierce Ascendant Aerials
« Reply #2 on: April 29, 2018, 09:42:09 PM »
"Game changing ariel"   Its every thing the Mack/Baker tower ladder is and used to be .  Other then missing the box boom construction , which by the way makes the boom way stronger .  a lot of the same features as the Baker .

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Re: FDIC Pierce Ascendant Aerials
« Reply #3 on: May 09, 2018, 02:36:13 PM »
It  is my understanding that Pierce won't bid on FDNY because of Pierce's warranty experience (cost) associated with R1.  It will be interesting to see how that works with Philadelphia since they have seven (7) Ascendant tillers on order.

Offline 4 truck

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Re: FDIC Pierce Ascendant Aerials
« Reply #4 on: May 10, 2018, 11:58:07 PM »
Fdny warranty is completely different than phillys.  Nothing is the same between phillys rigs and FDNYs rigs. 

Offline BCR

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Re: FDIC Pierce Ascendant Aerials
« Reply #5 on: May 14, 2018, 02:55:19 PM »
I dont think Rescue 1s rig has anything to do with it.Pierce was not interested in bidding long before that. Rescue one was also bought through a different bid process

Offline 4 truck

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Re: FDIC Pierce Ascendant Aerials
« Reply #6 on: May 14, 2018, 11:26:59 PM »
I believe rescue 1 pierce was a homeland security grant and the only manufacturer that participated in that grant was pierce   Im not a 100% sure though

Offline kfd274

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Re: FDIC Pierce Ascendant Aerials
« Reply #7 on: May 15, 2018, 03:08:47 PM »
I believe rescue 1 pierce was a homeland security grant and the only manufacturer that participated in that grant was pierce   Im not a 100% sure though

You are correct Truck4   8)

 

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