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post #9 of Old 06-13-2007
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Originally Posted by hellosailor
The problem with the salt tablets (and I've also heard it called aspirin, I'm not sure exactly what who uses) is that they can and will absorb moisture from the air and then one day...whoosh! the inflator goes off, leaving you shy about $30 for a re-arm kit, and worse, leaving you without anything except your spare
Can the trigger tablets, whatever they are, be replaced w/o setting the thing off?

Originally Posted by hellosailor
(you did pack a spare, right?)
At $160 a pop, not bloody likely. There'll be a pair of those, his & hers, and the rest will be old tech. (Oh, and my good ol' North Sails life vest that looks so good I'm tempted to wear it on shore!)

Thanks for the explanations.

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