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FF Coverall vs. FPG

What is the difference between the original Firefighter’s Coverall vs. the replacement Fire Protective Gear (FPG)?

Original Firefighter’s Coverall

  • No removable liner
  • Ineffective alignment of thumb tack
  • Shorter leg zipper (12”)
  • Reflective tape is “RED”

Replacement Fire Protective Gear

  • Snap in removable liner makes cleaning and repairs of the outer shell easier
  • Improved wristlets that are over-the-thumb with larger thumbholes
  • Inside of the liner has a slick material, which helps with ease of donning along with longer leg zipper (18”)
  • New reflective tape is retro-reflective “YELLOW”, 2 inches in width and highlights the outline of the firefighter
  • Shoulders are padded to maintain thermal protection when wearing breathing apparatus with straps
  • Freedom of movement design, which allows movement of the arm without movement of the entire suit
  • Reinforced leather on the knees, pockets and bottom of legs