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This has to be the ultimate "WHY ME". Drove the TOY Sat night home from the Meet and Greet. This Morning before I left to go to work I wanted to get something out of the bed and I just about died right there. I had a fire extinguisher in the bed strapped down. Somehow (no reason why) the strap came loose and from rolling around the pin came out and it went off. WHAT a MESS. I just got in my pick-up and went to work. Called the lovely wife and told her I may not be home and told her why. This lovely wife had it almost all cleaned up by the time I got home. She didn't take pictures but I can show you the powder residue in the small cracks.
 

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This has to be the ultimate "WHY ME". Drove the TOY Sat night home from the Meet and Greet. This Morning before I left to go to work I wanted to get something out of the bed and I just about died right there. I had a fire extinguisher in the bed strapped down. Somehow (no reason why) the strap came loose and from rolling around the pin came out and it went off. WHAT a MESS. I just got in my pick-up and went to work. Called the lovely wife and told her I may not be home and told her why. This lovely wife had it almost all cleaned up by the time I got home. She didn't take pictures but I can show you the powder residue in the small cracks.
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Man, an episode like that does not help your reputation as the "Bling King".....Glad your wife understood your angst and had it fairly under control before you got back home. Go ahead and take care of the "residue in the small cracks"...........and breath again. All is well.:grin2:
 

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Man, an episode like that does not help your reputation as the "Bling King".....Glad your wife understood your angst and had it fairly under control before you got back home. Go ahead and take care of the "residue in the small cracks"...........and breath again. All is well.:grin2:
Thanks , good thing is there is no Bling in the bed. Also glad you made it through the storm.
 

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Thanks , good thing is there is no Bling in the bed. Also glad you made it through the storm.
Good thing it wasn't a Purple K extinguisher, but then why would it be?
 

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If it was an ABC or 5BC extinguisher, the dry chemical is quite corrosive to electrical connections. If you have a carpeted bed liner, you would be wise to very very thoroughly vacumn and then do a good carpet cleaning/shampooing to get as much powder residue removed as possible. The bed light connector is definitely not a weather pack connection.
 

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If it was an ABC or 5BC extinguisher, the dry chemical is quite corrosive to electrical connections. If you have a carpeted bed liner, you would be wise to do a very very thoroughly vacumn and then do a good carpet cleaning/shampooing to get as much powder residue removed as possible. The bed light connector is definitely not a weather pack connection.
Thanks, really vacuumed everything good than wiped down with soapy water. Going to Rt 66 rally this week end and will shampoo as much as possible when I get home.
 

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WOW you really can't catch a break !
Thanks for the heads up, my extinguisher also is in the bed.
Now I have to rethink how it's mounted.
 

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Don'tcha just hate those Damn Invisible Cargo Bed Fires?

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Oh Noooooooo.....

Now you have me thinking about it....
I have 2 extinguishers in the bed....
And with the luck that I have had this week.
I dont even want to go there...

Frank.....
 

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get gas, not powder

I carry a halon fire extinguisher. They are BC and do not have the residue problem.

They are pricey, but so is your SSR.

IMO

Dave
 
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