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Sawbuck Chainsaw Chaps saved my life

June 30, 2014

Sawbuck Chainsaw Chaps survivor – Kevin Schippman

I have been using a chainsaw for many many years and I've never experienced what happened the day your chaps got tested. I had just cut down a small oak tree about 8 inches in diameter. After I had the tree cut up I came back to the stump to cut it off closer to the ground. Rather than just moving the saw through the stump from right to left I was evidently rotating the saw around the stump. I'm assuming the momentum of the saw kept coming around in an arc. After the stump had been cut through, the saw then hit my leg above the knee (I was on my knees at the time) and the saw was instantly stopped by the chaps. Needless to say I was stunned and couldn't believe what had just happened.

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Majuba Fire & Rescue in South Africa Gears Up With Fireline

June 17, 2014

Proudly showing off their new Fireline Wildland uniforms, Majuba Fire & Rescue in South Africa plans to make the suit a standard part of its gear.

With plans to order 40 more suits shortly, the response from the crew has been nothing short of positive. Five big thumbs up!