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post #7 of Old 05-17-2012
DrB
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Premature Inflation

A little more info.

We did have one (out of 3) "pill" automatic inflatable WM premature inflate in our boat locker but after 5 years, but the the "shelf life" on these things is 2-4 years, depending on Vendor. The Hydrostatic ones are less likely to premature inflate.

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