View Poll Results: Who wears life jackets in poker runs?
I wear them, my crew does not
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1.88%
Everybody in the boat wears them
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I dont wear them
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Old 01-12-2006, 10:25 PM
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Old 01-12-2006, 10:53 PM
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I'm not even sure it's possible, but I will be bald if I do!
Hey what is a matter with being bald are you going down to Fl next week.
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Old 01-12-2006, 11:53 PM
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Old 01-13-2006, 07:22 AM
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PFD's are mandatory on all the poker runs up here. Kinda smart to wear one I think. You can't swim if you're out cold.
yep......mandatory up here......for everyone in the boat while on plane.
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Old 01-13-2006, 08:25 AM
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A - My boat doesn't go fast enough to necessitate one.
B - It's to heavy to throw anything (except a huge wake).
C - If I fly out and survive, my wife will kill me.

My wife always wears one because she is a weak swimmer, and I encourage any passengers to wear one, but I am too cool for that.
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Old 01-13-2006, 09:16 AM
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I haven't done any poker runs, but i never wear my life jacket and don't even have a kill switch lanyard. And what's a lifeline?

My boat only goes 60ish though, and if it's at all rough or i'm hauling ass, i'm sitting with my knee wedged under the dash.
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I haven't done any poker runs, but i never wear my life jacket and don't even have a kill switch lanyard. And what's a lifeline?

My boat only goes 60ish though, and if it's at all rough or i'm hauling ass, i'm sitting with my knee wedged under the dash.
Dude, Do yourself a favor and at least get a lanyard/kill switch. Don't think you need one?....ask yourself that question after you get thrown out of the boat and it's circling around you while you are trying to tread water!!!!! I lost a good friend about 12 years ago that exact same way. A board in the water jammed up in between the transom and the outdrive and cocked it one way, throwing all of them in the water. The boat ended up hitting him after about 30 minutes. Two girls survived but were hit by the props. They found my friend about 3 days later.
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Dude, Do yourself a favor and at least get a lanyard/kill switch. Don't think you need one?....ask yourself that question after you get thrown out of the boat and it's circling around you while you are trying to tread water!!!!! I lost a good friend about 12 years ago that exact same way. A board in the water jammed up in between the transom and the outdrive and cocked it one way, throwing all of them in the water. The boat ended up hitting him after about 30 minutes. Two girls survived but were hit by the props. They found my friend about 3 days later.
i have a 27 powerquest without a lanyard.. i wish i had one
are they easy to install
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I installed my lanards (kill switch) last year. Ordered it from Trick Marine

http://www.trickmarine.net/productde...?productid=760

It tooke me about 10 minutes to install. It wires into your ignition.
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I installed my lanards (kill switch) last year. Ordered it from Trick Marine

http://www.trickmarine.net/productde...?productid=760

It tooke me about 10 minutes to install. It wires into your ignition.
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