British, based on an Austin K6 3-ton truck. As we left the garage door opener repair parts of ex-surplus material, we slipped into the commercial world of fire-appliance design. Laffly, a French manufacturer not very well known in Britain, was the chassis on which a nice 1951 pump escape, ex-Chatou force, was resting.
The appliance acts like a pick-up truck with folding ramps. The wheeled escape ladder is rolled off the vehicle very different to the pump escape in the UK where the ladder is hung on to brackets set into the back of the vehicle. The French version is pushed into the load area. The model is known as a BSS 163 and uses the torpedo style of bodywork, in that it is open-topped and very characteristic of the period 1950-60; interestingly it garage door opener repair parts the UK initials of PE, but this is a Porteur dEchelle ladder carrier .
A crew of upto11 men could accompany this vehicle, transported under the power of a six-cylinder 80cv Delahaye petrol engine with a Laffly C3 powering the pump, supplying the hoses with water. Moving around the lines, we will pick out particular vehicles of interest, all of Hose-reel carriers can be clearly seen here, a major feature of French appliances; the garage door opener repair parts are wrapped on these reels rather than being folded, as in the UK. which have been illustrated so that a good understanding of the shape, size and aesthetics of the appliances can be clearly appreciated. Airfield appliance. A 4x4 Berliet GLC 28, with Sides equipment, powered by a Berliet MKS 2 engine looked impressive, mounting a lance monitor which supplied foam at around 2800 litres per minute.