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post #23 of Old 06-14-2007
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Originally Posted by capecodphyllis
Have you ever tested an auto-inflate pfd?
Not yet. But, given your comments, perhaps I should. Then again: I had assumed somebody'd already done that and confirmed their efficacy.

Originally Posted by capecodphyllis
Suppose you're knocked-out as you fall overboard and your pfd inflates. Will it keep you from drowning? I doubt it.
[story: snip]
Since then I have worn an old Scubapro vest BC on all crossings.
It has a big, manually operated Co2 bottle - no auto-inflate, but hey nothing's perfect.
There's a bit of an inconsistency in your argument, there.
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