Fire extinguisher size?

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I've looked and can't find it, but what size fire extinguisher goes on the floor bracket next to the drivers seat?? 5lb. 10lb. Thanks.
 

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I use a 5lbs 2.5lbs Halotron.. if I do have to use it, I don't want that powder everywhere.. Have the same one in my Jeep as well. (Switched from the powder ABC to halotron after I watched someone at a car show put out a _small_ engine fire, and more or less fill their intake with powder...)

Edit: went out and checked, I have a 2.5lbs, not 5 lbs.
 
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I use a 5lbs Halotron.. if I do have to use it, I don't want that powder everywhere.. Have the same one in my Jeep as well. (Switched from the powder ABC to halotron after I watched someone at a car show put out a _small_ engine fire, and more or less fill their intake with powder...)
Fits the existing bracket?
 

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Fits the existing bracket?
Depends what you mean by bracket. My HMMWV had the plate with the hole and the support on the floor but not the strapping. The fire extinguisher I bought was for Marine / DOT applications and came with a new strapping/bracket which I mounted to the existing holes in the plate.

I just checked, it's not a 5 lbs, I put a 2.5 lbs in the HMMWV. (The 5lb one should fit, but I've not tried it.). One I used was from an Amazon reseller:

Amerex B385TS, 2.5lb Halotron I Class B C Fire Extinguisher
 
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mgFray

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Depends what you mean by bracket. My HMMWV had the plate with the hole and the support on the floor but not the strapping. The fire extinguisher I bought was for Marine / DOT applications and came with a new strapping/bracket which I mounted to the existing holes in the plate.

I just checked, it's not a 5 lbs, I put a 2.5 lbs in the HMMWV. (The 5lb one should fit, but I've not tried it.). One I used was from an Amazon reseller:

Amerex B385TS, 2.5lb Halotron I Class B C Fire Extinguisher
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I think it's smaller in diameter than my bracket is designed for.

I've used fire extinguishers twice in my life. 2.5lbs is really insufficient for the task. We carry 2.5kbs x2 in the gladiator now, since i used the single 2.5 pounder last summer.

My HMMWV needs one. I'd like to find one that fits the existing bracket. The one RWH posted is sure to. I'll check dimensions on that one and find a halotron of the same dimensions.

Edit - i found the following, and all look to be close enough in size to use the same bracket:


 
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