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post #8 of Old 01-20-2009
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Something to remember when sizing your child's lifejacket, a fully saturated disposable diaper weights in about 4 lbs, so always add that to the childs actual weight (a 26lb kid should be wearing the 30lb jacket).
We started with the mustang but the boy found it uncomfortable and it was hard to get him to wear it, picked up a Salus vest and he will wear it without argument.
We keep the mustang vest on the boat in case he has a friend come along or for an impromptu visit.
The salus comes home with us as we require him to wear it on the dock as well as on the boat.

Last edited by jjns; 01-20-2009 at 09:51 AM. Reason: spelling
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