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#10731755 - 03/29/15 03:00 PM John Cox boat wreck
Jcprice Offline
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Registered: 06/24/12
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Flw reporting that John Cox was involved in a single boat accident and came in early. Also saw where Bryan News was in the boat with him and had a pretty good cut on his head. Said both were headed to the hospital to get checked out. Anyone know what happen?

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#10731840 - 03/29/15 03:54 PM Re: John Cox boat wreck [Re: Jcprice]
Rob Lay Offline
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Registered: 02/21/10
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Loc: Southlake, TX
I haven't seen anything except what FLW said so far, single boat accident, refused treatment on water, went back to ramp ending day.
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#10732246 - 03/29/15 07:56 PM Re: John Cox boat wreck [Re: Jcprice]
mudd Offline
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Registered: 06/25/09
Posts: 2526
Loc: Shreveport, La
Both ejected from boat and the auto inflates failed. Boat flipped over top of them. John has a concussion and camera guy has broke collar bone.

I'm throwing my auto inflates in trash!!
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#10732254 - 03/29/15 08:01 PM Re: John Cox boat wreck [Re: Jcprice]
wtr Offline
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Registered: 02/25/13
Posts: 90
Loc: West,TX
Wow
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#10732257 - 03/29/15 08:04 PM Re: John Cox boat wreck [Re: Jcprice]
JCBfromTHF Offline
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Registered: 02/09/07
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Not good! I have never been convinced those auto inflates were the way to go.
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#10732260 - 03/29/15 08:04 PM Re: John Cox boat wreck [Re: mudd]
Jim Deeds Offline
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Registered: 04/10/13
Posts: 232
Loc: Lake Cherokee, Texas
Originally Posted By: mudd
Both ejected from boat and the auto inflates failed. Boat flipped over top of them. John has a concussion and camera guy has broke collar bone.

I'm throwing my auto inflates in trash!!


Any idea of what brand of jackets they were? I got a Mustang H.I.T. this winter and this makes me a little nervous.

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#10732266 - 03/29/15 08:06 PM Re: John Cox boat wreck [Re: Jcprice]
mudd Offline
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Registered: 06/25/09
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Loc: Shreveport, La
I do not. I read what I posted off BBC
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#10732316 - 03/29/15 08:28 PM Re: John Cox boat wreck [Re: Jcprice]
Rob Lay Offline
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Registered: 02/21/10
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Loc: Southlake, TX
interesting, my Mustang has gone off with inch of water in bottom of boat! laugh
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#10732385 - 03/29/15 08:44 PM Re: John Cox boat wreck [Re: Jim Deeds]
ogles824 (aka Lakewaydr50) Offline
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Registered: 12/11/05
Posts: 2389
Loc: NETX
Originally Posted By: Jim Deeds
Originally Posted By: mudd
Both ejected from boat and the auto inflates failed. Boat flipped over top of them. John has a concussion and camera guy has broke collar bone.

I'm throwing my auto inflates in trash!!


Any idea of what brand of jackets they were? I got a Mustang H.I.T. this winter and this makes me a little nervous.
I'm glad to here they are OK. This can be scary for sure.
I've never flipped but I have knife edged one on the starboard (drivers) side almost going over. I just got real wet and didn't get ejected. My kill switch was hooked up too.
This is the second incident that I have heard of with these so called auto inflate vest not working. A coworker of mine lost an uncle on Fork a few years back due to this. I just never trusted these things and always wore the high performance racing style vest with the neck/head support.
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#10732416 - 03/29/15 08:56 PM Re: John Cox boat wreck [Re: Jcprice]
kirbydog Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 02/18/06
Posts: 633
Loc: Colorado/Conroe
Each guy gets to decide if he trusts them but for me I would never wear an auto inflate.

Been wearing a traditional well fitting PDF and I KNOW its gonna work.
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#10732427 - 03/29/15 09:00 PM Re: John Cox boat wreck [Re: Jcprice]
SteezMacQueen Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 11/02/14
Posts: 3047
Loc: Red Oak, Galveston, and Pagosa...
I know mine works. Too well. Went off at around 4pm after fishing in a downpour all day. Lol.
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#10732454 - 03/29/15 09:08 PM Re: John Cox boat wreck [Re: SteezMacQueen]
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Registered: 09/16/11
Posts: 405
Have to change your britches after that? LOL
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#10732463 - 03/29/15 09:12 PM Re: John Cox boat wreck [Re: ChrisPowellFishing]
SteezMacQueen Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 11/02/14
Posts: 3047
Loc: Red Oak, Galveston, and Pagosa...
Originally Posted By: chris!
Have to change your britches after that? LOL
haha. Pretty close. More embarrassed than shocked. I had just backed in the trailer at the weigh in site. Looked pretty cool. Thankfully I was quick to throw in into the back of the truck and not be seen by EVERYONE at the event. lol
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#10732470 - 03/29/15 09:14 PM Re: John Cox boat wreck [Re: Jcprice]
Paul Jeffcoat Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 08/20/03
Posts: 1628
Loc: Azle, Texas, USA
I know mine works... threw it up on front deck while sitting behind my console and the wind blew it off into the water. Within 3 seconds... bang! Popped open like a dancing girl coming out of a cake!
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#10732483 - 03/29/15 09:18 PM Re: John Cox boat wreck [Re: Paul Jeffcoat]
Pitdad Offline
Angler

Registered: 01/18/10
Posts: 311
Originally Posted By: Paul Jeffcoat
I know mine works... threw it up on front deck while sitting behind my console and the wind blew it off into the water. Within 3 seconds... bang! Popped open like a dancing girl coming out of a cake!
jack




Got any pictures of that girl and cake?
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