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Old 05-04-2006, 04:12 PM
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Hang on to them. Chances are they will still work so you can use them in an emergency.
Make sure you keep at least 3 that are not expired.
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Old 05-04-2006, 04:33 PM
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Hang on to them. Chances are they will still work so you can use them in an emergency.
Make sure you keep at least 3 that are not expired.
Actually, I believe posession of expired flares on a vessel is an offense. Regardless, of whether you have 3 good ones or not.
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aim them at sailboats.
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Old 05-04-2006, 04:54 PM
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Mark, no boat was in the pasture but lots of nice dry grass. Honey was NOT amused!

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Old 05-04-2006, 05:07 PM
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Take them to your local Fire Station, or Coast Guard Station.

Don't practice with them please.
I asked the local CG guys during an inspection and they told me they wouldn't take them, didn't want them. I will try the fire dept.
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You can use them to light your smokes!
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Old 05-04-2006, 08:20 PM
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I like to wrap them in duct tape and go to the bank..................................
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Old 05-04-2006, 08:30 PM
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Or tape a buncha wires to em and put them in your carry-on bags at the airport.
The TSA will dispose of them for you.
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Old 05-04-2006, 08:34 PM
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You can keep expired flares on the boat as extras with no problem. In fact the CG auxillary guys thought it was fine. I did give some of mine to them for practice, they were happy to get them.
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Old 05-04-2006, 09:50 PM
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I chuck them in the truck of the car or back seat of the truck. If anybody ever rear ends me, I know help will be on the way. Flares are frequently needed at crashes too. I wouldnt keep any expired star shells in there though.
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