Gear: jaws of life


jaws of life

Category: Rescue Equipment
Subcategory: Vehicle Extrication
Price: 5000.00
Average Rating:
(46 Votes)

You can get the cutters, Speradders, (The Mavric) aka hte comby tool and rams

Member Reviews

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    jparsons, Sun, 13 Jan 2008 07:50:56 UTC.
    1st review

    The System is very relyible and very easy to youes

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    deleted_profile3, Tue, 15 Jan 2008 21:22:57 UTC.

    great tool thought the old ones are heavy

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    kegs4, Wed, 16 Jan 2008 02:44:05 UTC.

    in my opinion this product is second to none it has plenty of cutting power is a lot lighter than some of the others and very reliable. From the race tracks to the city streets this is just an awsome tool, cant say enough about it.

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    rcooney, Sun, 20 Jan 2008 09:23:45 UTC.

    Very reliable!

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    fireman1924, Mon, 21 Jan 2008 03:15:35 UTC.

    hurst the top of the line.

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    dept24emt, Sun, 03 Feb 2008 04:25:08 UTC.

    probably one of the best pieces of equipment since somebody invented the SCBA

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    kbarnhardt, Fri, 08 Feb 2008 00:11:38 UTC.

    This is the best product a company could possess it has saved LOTS of lives

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    stevo_08, Thu, 21 Feb 2008 14:50:10 UTC.

    the jaws of life is the greatest tool for saving some one who is trapped in a car i was real pleased with them the first time i saw them in action

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    hsvfirefighter, Sat, 01 Mar 2008 21:16:41 UTC.

    To heavy, and do not like the use of non bio oils.

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    DSGROOMS, Sun, 23 Mar 2008 15:25:12 UTC.

    Great tool to have at any rescue. Very reliable and Hurst is proud of their name and will stand by their products.

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    Account Removed, Mon, 26 May 2008 22:42:05 UTC.

    I love the Hurst line. We recently aquired the M.O.C. tool and it is bad to the bone. It paid for itself when a dump truck ran off the interstate into a stand of pine trees.

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    slfirefighter28, Sat, 12 Jul 2008 01:16:29 UTC.

    I love hurst! U can always count on them to do the job! Great product!!!! Saved many lives thanks to hurst!

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    captdoc, Tue, 15 Jul 2008 02:53:17 UTC.

    best tool for the job

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    rayann1971, Fri, 18 Jul 2008 00:29:56 UTC.

    Our rescue carries this.........very reliable........perfer this over any other extrication equipment.

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    JIM, Mon, 21 Jul 2008 00:56:54 UTC.

    It's never faild me.And I've done some off the wall Rescues with it.

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    FIRE25MAN, Fri, 25 Jul 2008 22:56:24 UTC.

    every good tool

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    gb2950, Sun, 17 Aug 2008 04:58:43 UTC.

    Can't beat Hurst Tools....

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    firefighterleclerc, Wed, 27 Aug 2008 16:59:16 UTC.

    It can be a heavy tool, but wouldn't trade it in for anything! Love using it!

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    hallberg630, Fri, 29 Aug 2008 02:03:59 UTC.

    There not bad but i would put them second to Genesis. Ive taken classes where we have used every variation of tool and i can distinctly remember me gettin paired up with someone to tunnel thru the trunk and take out the backseat and as my partner went to cut the back seat bracket it was the hurst cutter that the blade snapped on.... I still havent found anything that the genesis tools wont rip thru including the nader pin that any of the other manufacturers wont stand behind there tools on

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    Rescue6, Sun, 07 Sep 2008 06:21:45 UTC.

    We been useing Hurst for over 20 years an hurst is the best have tryed some outhers but they stall out when hurst keeps on going

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    chfd102, Fri, 12 Sep 2008 04:04:52 UTC.

    when you need the best go with the king of tools....

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    hephner2000, Mon, 15 Sep 2008 19:01:33 UTC.

    Currently have an "older" set of Hurst extrication tools on our truck, and they are unbeatable! They take a beating and keep on going! Love them!

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    FFRS_DIVER, Tue, 16 Sep 2008 16:00:07 UTC.

    These tools were the first of there kind, and there still first in my book, so many options with them, there great.

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    Flash490, Tue, 04 Nov 2008 20:26:39 UTC.

    Great trusted name and design. Good quality and durability. Have been using Hurst for a while and have only had one tool to ever fail.

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    JusticeFDLt1052, Fri, 14 Nov 2008 07:27:44 UTC.

    We use hurst brand cutters and spreaders, some of the best i've ever worked with in my opinion.

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    robiearnold, Sun, 28 Dec 2008 06:38:42 UTC.

    Very reliable tool. The ones we used came over on the Mayflower and are still in service!!

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    scbagirl, Sat, 03 Jan 2009 03:39:24 UTC.

    I disagree with the person who said they were too heavy. I am a volunteer and we started out with the old kind of rescue extrication gear that was 100+ pounds, so when we upgraded to the Hurst equipment it was like heaven. I'm a girl who isn't that buff and I can operate it for a very long time. Soooo, I would definately refer it to any department.

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    Flamefighter316, Thu, 08 Jan 2009 00:45:01 UTC.

    we use hurst... we have had the heavy set and up graded to lighter tools... i like them and depend on them.. i have used tnt and the rest of the brands and I really would rather stick to hurst

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    Account Removed, Tue, 13 Jan 2009 19:27:07 UTC.

    our department just bought a Hurst Combi and Ram and they work great. would cut a car in half if needed!

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    noraa52, Tue, 03 Feb 2009 16:20:29 UTC.

    awesome tool!! it was in the first set of tools we got when our dept started extracation. hasn't let us down yet

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    ertinst, Wed, 11 Feb 2009 19:36:49 UTC.

    We have a diesel powered Hurst and an AMKUS system. The biggest drawback to the HURT is the Diesel power unit and the difficulty in getting it started. A plus for the HURST is the airpowered system that came with it.

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    ex118chief, Sun, 22 Feb 2009 04:29:14 UTC.

    We have 2 tools--32 spreader & O cutter electric power , Paladin unit Honda power, all Hurst ram set w/pedal & steering wheel cutter. I demod a Hurst battery combo tool at our race car extrication class,,WOW is that thing slick but it comes at a pretty price tag (3000?) .
    On a side note we do have a Holmatro battery combo for our tech rescue team and it is pretty good as well, just watch the housing it likes to leak hydralic fluid. But HURST all the way for me.

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    fireman79mfd, Tue, 24 Feb 2009 00:44:24 UTC.

    My department has used Hurst Jaw of life for over 20 years and they are second to none. Have used other manufactures tools from other departments and hurst have always been the best in my opinion. Our last addition was the portable gas powered simo pump and the combo cutter/ spreader tool and have learn new still in using just one tool instead of 2 or 3. Can't wait for the next new tool.

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    station60605, Wed, 25 Feb 2009 04:52:49 UTC.

    I have used all brands of extrication equipment and Holmatro is #1 with me. Hurst is a very close second. My Dept uses all Holmatro...

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    delete, Mon, 02 Mar 2009 17:52:41 UTC.

    They work great and keep improving.

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    stringer, Wed, 06 May 2009 23:21:38 UTC.

    the best tool for a long time

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    johnlvvfd, Fri, 29 May 2009 17:46:13 UTC.

    The hurst tool are a very reliable set of tools with plenty of power they are probably one of the most powerful sets on the market, but they have some huge disadvantages. I'm an extrication instructor and have used just about every brand of tools on the market and the Hurst tools are one of the heaviest on the market they will wear out a crew in no time and they are one of the most expensive on the market. Being the biggest isn't always being the best.

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    ffemt38, Sun, 31 May 2009 21:41:32 UTC.

    very good system. Hard to imagine cutting a vehicle apart without one anymore.

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    Account Removed, Mon, 01 Jun 2009 19:00:42 UTC.

    our standard and lightest set available................

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    NATE249, Tue, 02 Jun 2009 05:37:44 UTC.

    hate to carry it but very life saving

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    greerco_1, Thu, 18 Jun 2009 21:23:18 UTC.

    iam a genisis man my self but hurst will work

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    ETFPD829, Sat, 04 Jul 2009 04:36:51 UTC.

    very user friendly we have the high pressure system love working with the spreaders better than the combi tool we use to use

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    chandler10577, Fri, 07 Aug 2009 00:35:19 UTC.

    great tools, heavy as all hell though. Lots of power

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    maulding, Tue, 19 Jan 2010 21:11:57 UTC.

    Very durable tools, made in Germany, well engineered, super powerful...only negative (for some rescue personnel) is heavy weight.

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    Captaingc, Wed, 03 Mar 2010 01:15:00 UTC.

    We got a new set with Jaws and cutters, They work great. Only issue we had was a mis assembled hose connection. Fixed that and now they are GREAT

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