The pro-bar is the only halligan type tool used by the new york city fire and police department for the last 30 years. It is carried by every engine, truck and rescue in the f.D.N.Y. It is also carried by every unit in emergency services and the highway patrol.
The specifications by new york fire department is rigid calling for a one piece dropped forged halligan with the pro-bar design. The pro-bar specifications is used by the f.D.N.Y. To meet that requirement. Others have tried but failed.
The pro-bar has a record of excellence without failure for 30 years. What other tool could boast this record?