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Eyson life jackets #13939324 03/28/21 03:55 PM
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I'm looking at getting one to wear all the time but they are not Coast Guard Approved. So if I am driving with it on will I be within the laws of Texas? Also anyone using one now and if so what kind of review can you give?

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Re: Eyson life jackets [Re: spacejunkie] #13939335 03/28/21 04:05 PM
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I have a $500 Racing Life Line jacket I wear when testing boats for top speed. Life Line has not jumped thru all the hoops to become USCG-Approved so they are not.

I will tell you exactly what the GW told me when I asked him about it. Unless it has the USCG-Approved logo on it you will receive a citation. So event ho I have it on I have to keep a cheap approved PFD in the boat as well.

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Are you talking about the $90.00 ones? confused 3

If so just spend the same money and buy a brand that is USCG approved or spend a little more and get a better one. cheers


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Seems like the simple solution if you’re set on one. Keep a cheap approved one (or two) in the boat with you.

Space, what draws you to it? (I have never heard of them before and am just curious)

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Originally Posted by grout-scout
Seems like the simple solution if you’re set on one. Keep a cheap approved one (or two) in the boat with you.

Space, what draws you to it? (I have never heard of them before and am just curious)


Grout I like the price, think they will be cooler in the summer heat when motoring from one spot to another and I fish mostly by myself. 73 years old and have had a boat come too close and caused me to get tossed out into the lake (I was fishing on the other side of the boat and never saw the wave). I have a ladder on my boat but if I hit my head, well just trying to be safer. I found another model that is a little more expensive and approved that I have ordered and it should be he in time for me to try it on Choke next week.

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Hit your head and fall in near a gators nest and you’re gonna be taz lol

It is a bit humorous how scared some are of the gators, guys on FB act like there are thousands of alligator attacks there.

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