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Old 04-21-2006, 11:24 AM
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I was checking into getting a small life raft to carry in the boat so i called winslow and the 6 person offshore one is $2700.

That is a lot of money unless you need it and then it worth a lot more. just hard to justify spending that kind of money.
One of the guys who works for me then asked. so how much did you spend on the stereo and intercom. F in smartass, so does anone have a hookup on life rafts?
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what kind of boat you have?
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While I don't have any contacts in the industry, if you do decide to buy one remember to have it inspected by the manufacturer at regular intervals. You would hate to have use it only to find that the rubber has deteriorated and seams split, or the inflation cartridge is empty. The manufacturer will test it, inflate it, inspect it, recertify it, and repack it.

The purchase may be hard to justify now, but the first time it saves the lives of family and friends the cost won't seem so bad.
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While I don't have any contacts in the industry, if you do decide to buy one remember to have it inspected by the manufacturer at regular intervals. You would hate to have use it only to find that the rubber has deteriorated and seams split, or the inflation cartridge is empty. The manufacturer will test it, inflate it, inspect it, recertify it, and repack it.

The purchase may be hard to justify now, but the first time it saves the lives of family and friends the cost won't seem so bad.
Yep just like the lifeline vests, they were a lot of money but if i need them once they are worth every penny
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try trick marine if they don't had what you looking for they will put you in the right direction he is a member here and they offer discount to oso members,raul
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http://lrse.com/products.cfm?cat=001&prod=153

$1500-1800 4-8 person
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money never can be an issue in safety, because how much your live or a family member cost? is no money price, good luck and be safe,raul
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there are different classes of rafts depending how far out you go. inshore 0-3 miles,coastal 3-20 miles ,offshore 20 + miles you can get a coastal raft for anywhere from $ 1300 up.try this place.www.landfallnavigation.com
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