National Wildfire Coordinating Group

Puller – Fencepost

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Storage and Shelf Life Checks: 

Initial Inspection/Disposal Criteria

  1. Visually inspect for broken or missing parts.
  2. Inspect for structural damage, bent upright or handle, if so dispose of. Salvage usable parts.
  3. Return to stock if item passes inspection, is clean and shows no sign of use.
  4. Dispose of item if it does not pass inspection and is not repairable.
  5. Refurbish if item has been used and/or damage is repairable.

Refurbishing Procedures

A. Cleaning

  1. Remove all foreign material with a stiff brush.
  2. Wipe with damp cloth and let dry.

B. Repair

  1. Replace bolts and pins if bent or broken
  2. Repaint if necessary to prevent rust or corrosion.

C. Testing for Performance

  • Inspect to see that all parts function correctly once refurbishing is complete.

D. Repackaging

  • None


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