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Lincolnshire New Man Appliance
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No: 10664   Contributor: Stephen Kirkpatrick   Year: 2008   Manufacturer: MAN   Country: United Kingdom
Lincolnshire New Man Appliance

One of the 33 New 57 Plate MAN TG-M 18.240 4X2 appliances with Zeigler bodywork. The engine is a MAN Euro 4, 176Kw (240bhp) 6 cylinder with EGR and auxiliary engine brake. The gearing is a MAN ‘Tip-Matic’ 12-speed automated transmission and its pump is a Rear-mounted Ziegler FPN2000/10HH, fire pump compliant with EN1028, mechanically driven from the PTO and rated to deliver 2000 litres per minute at 10 bars when operating through a 3.0m suction lift.

The above appliance BV57GOJ is a WrL based at Waddington retained station. The difference between the WrL and the WrL/R is that in the water ladder there is only a set of basic spreaders in a locker which is half empty where as the WrL/R has rams and more powerfull spreaders in the same locker. This allows the extra equipment to be able to be slotted in without having to re-arrange locker layouts. enabling a simple 5 minute swap to change from a WrL to a WrL/R.
Picture added on 04 September 2008
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Why not run every appliance as a WrL/R? :S

Added by FYREDUP1 on 04 September 2008.
a nice picture of the WrL and its lockers. Could you specify what kind of spreaders is carried by the WrLs? Is it still the Hurst combi tool or a proper spreader and perhaps cutter? By the way the bodywork is by Ziegler not Zeigler, see the rear mudguard.

best wishes
Matthias Stockebrand

Added by Matthias Stockebrand on 04 September 2008.
Yes please see further picture in my collection

Added by Stephen kirkpatrick on 21 September 2008.
hi these now carry holmatro combi tool, ram etc. its world class gear, i brought a set of hurst heavy rescue cutting gear to put on my appliance it came off the resuce tender based at lincoln.

Added by Dan Powershift Fire & Rescue on 27 November 2008.
It seems a bit daft to exclude heavy rescue gear from some appliances, when there is locker space for it. RTAs are an ever growing aspect of the job-why not have every pumper equipped for them?

Added by Rob Johnson on 11 February 2011.
Is this an Assetco appliance?

Added by Monkey Boy The 3rd on 08 April 2012.
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