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  • Ascendant aerial load chart

    Has anyone actually seen a published load chart for the Ascendant? I've looked online and no luck. Really curious of tip loads for the single axle 107 footer at low angles off the side of the rig.
    Last edited by npfd801; 12-27-2018, 07:47 PM.
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  • #2
    My in-town department just placed the 110' platform version in service; we have a weekend of training coming up 5-6 Jan. I'll post once I know more.
    Two departments, twice the fun...


    • #3
      I was at the Pierce factory last week for a final inspection visit on our rig, there were two 107 sticks on the blue floor and I think that someone said the tip load is 750#


      • #4
        IIRC the Midmount has a 1000 lb load dry in any position, diminished to 500# flowing water.


        • #5
          Took the new platform out for some driving practice yesterday, and also got to work the platform a bit prior to next weeks training. That truck is a dream to drive; the platform is going to take some getting used to, hanging over the front.

          Here's the chart off of the control pedestal. I would imagine the 107 stick isn't too much different.

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          • #6
            Hey MikeG344,
            I like the single axle Ascendant platform but dislike the Monitor Nozzle being under the bucket on the fly section. The platform is much better than working off a stick, when trying to ventilate a roof, much safer !


            • #7
              Originally posted by Woodbridge View Post
              Hey MikeG344,
              I like the single axle Ascendant platform but dislike the Monitor Nozzle being under the bucket on the fly section. The platform is much better than working off a stick, when trying to ventilate a roof, much safer !
              Yes, I'm looking forward to working off of the bucket. Our Chief pushed for us to have one.

              With regards to the design, its like Pierce took the 107 stick and grafted the bucket on which is why the monitor is where it is.
              Two departments, twice the fun...


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