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Pair of 1954 B75F Fire Trucks still working together 64 years later


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Radnor sold its Mack to the town of Rockingham, VT where it was in service with the Rockingham Fire Department. In Vermont it was painted a bright chrome yellow.

Rockingham sold it back to Radnor. There are three fire departments within the town of Rockingham:  Rockingham, Saxton's River, and Bellow's Falls.

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12 hours ago, bulldogboy said:

Radnor sold its Mack to the town of Rockingham, VT where it was in service with the Rockingham Fire Department. In Vermont it was painted a bright chrome yellow.

Rockingham sold it back to Radnor. There are three fire departments within the town of Rockingham:  Rockingham, Saxton's River, and Bellow's Falls.

                           bulldogboy

I'd hate to see what it would cost to paint a fire truck all red...plus there would be a lot of work involved to cover the yellow.

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Yes it was painted yellow. That was a good reason to do all of the work to repaint the truck, so we bead blasted the whole truck back to bare metal, repaired or replaced all of the rusted panels,  then painted each piece individually and then assembled, as well as rebuilt all of the mechanicals, used 21 gallons of red paint, plus primer, clear coat and silver. The paint was donated to the Fire Company by Sikkens.  We drove it back from Vermont on July 20, 2002, started the restoration in November 2002 and was in the first parade in May 2004. 

 

Mack Right Front In Vermont.jpg

Mack RF in Vermont 7-20-2002.jpg

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