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Will a LIFE JACKET ACTUALLY save your life?! (SHOCKING RESULTS) #13245731 08/13/19 05:45 AM
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Watch this video it could possibly save your life.
https://youtu.be/rS3OH_syahs


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Re: Will a LIFE JACKET ACTUALLY save your life?! (SHOCKING RESULTS) [Re: DEE CRAPPIE] #13245780 08/13/19 10:33 AM
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Saw your video in the Crappie Section! Worth seeing it again. Some good information there. Thanks for sharing. thumb




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Re: Will a LIFE JACKET ACTUALLY save your life?! (SHOCKING RESULTS) [Re: DEE CRAPPIE] #13245962 08/13/19 01:33 PM
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thanks. not many have put in the effort to do that.

Re: Will a LIFE JACKET ACTUALLY save your life?! (SHOCKING RESULTS) [Re: DEE CRAPPIE] #13245982 08/13/19 01:52 PM
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which pfd do you have

Re: Will a LIFE JACKET ACTUALLY save your life?! (SHOCKING RESULTS) [Re: DEE CRAPPIE] #13245987 08/13/19 01:56 PM
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excellent video ! Thank you for your concern, I have the auto inflate, and feel a lot better. fish





Re: Will a LIFE JACKET ACTUALLY save your life?! (SHOCKING RESULTS) [Re: DEE CRAPPIE] #13245990 08/13/19 02:00 PM
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It's time to check the dates on mine again and I have saved the old stuff to do my own swimming pool test.

Re: Will a LIFE JACKET ACTUALLY save your life?! (SHOCKING RESULTS) [Re: DEE CRAPPIE] #13246340 08/13/19 07:17 PM
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Thank you for that. Very informative and possibly life saving.


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Re: Will a LIFE JACKET ACTUALLY save your life?! (SHOCKING RESULTS) [Re: DEE CRAPPIE] #13246879 08/14/19 01:01 AM
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Great job bringing awareness about water safety Dee~! I've got two self inflates. And carry two other types in the boat just to make sure I'm legal should one of the CO2 cylinders fail inspection on the inflateables. But I usually check them first thing anyway. thumb


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Re: Will a LIFE JACKET ACTUALLY save your life?! (SHOCKING RESULTS) [Re: DEE CRAPPIE] #13247002 08/14/19 02:15 AM
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Great Video, thanks for making it....

Re: Will a LIFE JACKET ACTUALLY save your life?! (SHOCKING RESULTS) [Re: DEE CRAPPIE] #13247227 08/14/19 12:11 PM
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I've always been a little leery of the auto inflates not working so I wear the old traditional type vest. I may reconsider....enjoyed the video.


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Re: Will a LIFE JACKET ACTUALLY save your life?! (SHOCKING RESULTS) [Re: DEE CRAPPIE] #13247268 08/14/19 12:49 PM
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Thanks, very educational. Will test mine soon.


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Re: Will a LIFE JACKET ACTUALLY save your life?! (SHOCKING RESULTS) [Re: DEE CRAPPIE] #13247556 08/14/19 04:40 PM
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Very good video, thanks!

The downside to the auto inflates is simply that you need to be vigilant in checking them. I would check mine every month or so, but one time I found it was bad and who knows how many trips it was like that for. Now I check every trip and keep a spare kit, it only takes 5 seconds to look inside the velcro flap when you first put it on.

For those of you that don't know, there is a disk near the co2 cartridge that is green for good and turns red when it is bad (probably different for different models but I think a lot look like this).

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Re: Will a LIFE JACKET ACTUALLY save your life?! (SHOCKING RESULTS) [Re: DEE CRAPPIE] #13247609 08/14/19 05:18 PM
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Not quite sure what you mean by "bad" but on mine that looks just like that,, the more the bobbin cartridge screwed down the more it turns green, unscrewing the bobbin cartridge, the color will turn red the more it is unscrewed.

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Re: Will a LIFE JACKET ACTUALLY save your life?! (SHOCKING RESULTS) [Re: DEE CRAPPIE] #13247675 08/14/19 05:58 PM
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exactly, when its green like yours is it is good. when you are screwing it in you will notice that red go away. but if it is all the way screwed in and you see that red, then you need a new rearm kit.


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Re: Will a LIFE JACKET ACTUALLY save your life?! (SHOCKING RESULTS) [Re: DEE CRAPPIE] #13247691 08/14/19 06:08 PM
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I get it. ..If the co2 cartridge is punctured the indicator turns red. The tension has been released from the co2 cartridge end.

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