Re: [DML] Importance of a Fire Extinguisher
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Re: [DML] Importance of a Fire Extinguisher

I couldn't agree more. One of our club members has had TWO fires in his car. Totally unrelated, one was an electrical problem with a loose connection at the bulkhead. The other was a silly late night repairs mistake.

The first one was handled with a normal extinguisher. It did the job, but it took some time and several hits and there was a lot of damage including fiberglass issues. The clean up was actually the worst part.
The second was a fuel fire. The halon snuffed that out in seconds on the 1st hit and limited the damage to a fuel line and a piece of the engine wiring that was directly in the flames. Clean up was a snap, halon leaves nothing behind.

I carry only halon.


--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, robert parker <roberthparker@...> wrote:
>  Indeed, it has been shown that there is NOTHING as effective for extinguishing fires as halon. Much to the irritation of the 'greenies'.  Any change in that information?    Drive Stainless   Robert     VIN 6924"


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