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The Old Dog Is Officially Up For Sale
Sep 9, 2015 - 9:21:40 AM

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Wednesday, September 9, 2015 - Refton Community Fire Company is offering up for sealed bid a 1973 International Harvester/Young Pumper with a brief list of specs below:
  • 1973 International / Young Pumper
  • 1973 International Loadstar 1700 All Wheel Drive Chassis
  • 16,XXX miles as of 09/08/2015
  • 4 speed automatic Allison transmission
  • 500 gallon poly tank
  • 750 g.p.m. Hale front mount single stage pump
  • Seating for two firefighters
  • Top end of the motor was rebuilt in 2012/2013
  • The pump has been rebuilt within the last few years
  • The pump passed certification the last time tested
  • Hook up for a Plymovent Exhaust System
  • Body is in pristine condition for its age
  • Glasspack mufflers
  • Owned vehicle since brand new
  • Some loose equipment may be included with the vehicle, but will be by sole discretion of the Refton Community Fire Company
  • Known issues with the vehicle:

    • Reverse lights/buzzer do not work 100% of the time
    • Clearance/marker lights do not work 100% of the time
    • Fuel gauge does not work

    The vehicle is currently in active service and will stay as such until the arrival of our new Brush Truck (which is anticipated in the fourth quarter of 2015).  It is available for inspection at the station; 99 Church Street, Refton, PA 17568.  For any questions or to schedule a time to inspect the vehicle, please contact the station at (717) 786-9462 or Fire Chief Wesley Hicks at (717) 380-7583.  Bidding will be by sealed bid with no reserve.  Please mark and send the sealed bid(s) to:

    Refton Fire Company

    Attn: Brush Truck Bid

    PO Box 7

    Refton, PA 17568


    Sealed bids must be received by end of business (5:00 pm) on Wednesday, November 11, 2015 for consideration.  The sealed bids will be opened and read at the November business meeting of the Refton Fire Company on Wednesday, November 11, 2015 at 7:00 pm.

    Refton Community Fire Company makes no representations, warranties or guarantees, either expressed or implied, about the condition, operability or safety of this vehicle.  Bidders have sole responsibility for evaluating the condition and value of this vehicle.

    As a courtesy, Refton Fire Company has listed above some of the problems it has so far identified with this vehicle.  This list is not based on a comprehensive or detailed inspection, is not based on systematic reviews by past drivers or mechanics and is therefore exhaustive.

    Refton Community Fire Company reserves the right to accept or reject any and all bids.  Payment in full of the winning bid is due on or before time of title transfer of the vehicle.  The successful bidder has five (5) business days from being awarded the bid to perform the title transfer and remove the vehicle from the property.

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