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Re: EPIRB or PLB for coastal cruising

Originally Posted by chef2sail View Post
We have both, thats mainly because PLB didnt have sophistication when we purchased EPIRP. I would go for PLB and if you can afford it get two. One for vest and one for the ditch bag.

We have two of the 2881
ACR 2881 ResQLink+ PLB Personal Locator Beacon
We have 1 2842
ACR Global Fix Pro 2842 Cat I EPIRB
Do the PLB's have user replaceable batteries?

Edit: Never mind. The batteries are not user replaceable

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