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Old 01-13-2002, 06:47 PM
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Jacket and Kill Switches all the time. Just the part of a good habit I got into. I saw what a Cleaver can to someone, and don't want to see it again...
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Old 01-14-2002, 09:29 AM
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I wear my jacket all the time, with the kill switch attached. I'm often in the boat by myself, so I don't want to take chances.
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Old 01-14-2002, 12:37 PM
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Mr. Now. atleast I would rather have a chance at living. better than being knocked out and drowning. or God forbid I was killed atleast my friends and family would know rather than have to wonder and have false hopes. just my 2 cents. I was not trying to fault the people in the accident in that post. just wonder who wears them, I have kills and EVERYONE has life jackets WHENVER the boat is on plane. AND>>> you have a better chance surviving the impact of the water with a life jacket wether it be at 40 or 140
 
Old 01-14-2002, 01:02 PM
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BTW- West Marine has a sale-75%off-certain typeIII jackets.For $8 not a bad deal for the passengers...better than those stupid looking orange ones
 
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Kill-switch lanyard all the time. Kids wear jackets all the time. Adults wear 'em in rough weather or extreme conditions.

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Old 01-14-2002, 07:48 PM
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Non of us can speak for what happened in CA with the HTM deal. We are trying to help each other. I don't know what caused there accident, and if life jackets may have helped or not. All I know is you have a better chance if you have them own.
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