Category Archives: TeleCrib® Struts

What are the Strut Jack holes for?

We get asked this question frequently - When you use the Strut Jack on a strut with the baseplate attached, you can clearly see that the large holes on the Strut Jack lower bracket don't line up with any holes on the strut... that is until you replace the baseplate with the Spike Foot and…
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Spring Cleaning your Rescue Struts

Winter conditions can be rough on extrication equipment and spring is the perfect time to get your gear ready for the busy summer travel season ahead. We'll walk you though inspecting and cleaning your stabilization gear to keep it in tip-top shape! TeleCrib Strut: Start by laying all of your gear out on a tarp…
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The Evolution of the Vehicle Rescue Strut

Struts 101: The Evolution of the Vehicle Rescue Strut by Tim O'Connell In talking with Rescuers around the world, I often ask this question: "What is your primary job at a motor vehicle accident with a trapped victim?" They most often respond (looking at me like I'm an idiot) "get the tools and cut the…
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Best Practice Tip

People often ask us if the struts are any stronger if you start pulling out the white tube before the blue section is completely extended? The answer is no, and doing this could cause you some headaches during an extrication. The struts are designed to be deployed in the following manner: after removing the yellow…
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