This page provides specific details on FRC telescopic tripod poles.
All FRC Telescopic Poles:
Are made of anodized aluminum.
Have extension poles that rotate a full 360°.
Have a four foot retractile cord extending from the bottom.
Have the exclusive safety twist lock to secure the extension pole in position.
Air Cushioned Brake - This innovation allows the pole to lower slowly, when released, on a cushion of air.
This helps to prevent pinched fingers and damage to the bulb.
Ease of Set-Up - FRC tripods are designed to deploy all three legs at the same time,
allowing it to be set up quickly and easily at an incident.
Lightweight - The standard tripod weighs just 16 pounds!
Extends up to 12 Feet! - Fire Research tripods are designed to permit "overextension" of its legs so
the tripod's lamphead can reach this incredible height.
Cammed Knobs - The pole and lamphead tightening knob will not unscrew or come off due to vibration.
Anti-Chatter Legs - Rubber caps at the bottom of the legs ensure a quiet ride.
Small Footprint - When closed the unit sets into an incredibly small lower bracket
allowing ease of mounting just about anywhere!
Truck Mountable - All tripods are truck mountable, allowing them to be used as telescoping lights on the vehicle and off!
Wire Guard - Protects the lamphead lens, it is standard on all tripods.
Three Standard Sizes:
Full (600 Series) - 59" (closed without lamphead)
Medium (656 Series) - 45" (closed without lamphead)
Small (642 Series) - 32" (closed without lamphead)
Tripod Mounting Brackets
The 603 bracket sets consist of a small triangular bracket for the tripod feet and a QUICK RELEASE spring loaded dead-bolt lock to hold the tripod at its midpoint.
The 603-Dual allows the dead-bolt to be released from either side.
The brackets can be used on the exterior of a vehicle or in a compartment.