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Flare Up! Darien, Conn. Sat. May 14

Fire off your outdated marine flares and fire extinguishers. 9:30 to 11:30 am. Weed Beach, Darien, Connecticut.

Sponsored by Darien Sail & Power Squadron. 203/656-1129.
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Does the Power Squadron have to get USCG permission to fire flares?

On the other hand, maybe I will save them for the next guy that cuts me off in traffic.
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... oh, and beat this: Found a bunch of expired flares on by new-to-me boat. Mostly 3-4 years out of date. However, one expired in 1973! My boat wasn't even built until 1975!
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How old is 'expired'? I recall someone saying it is something like 2 years past the date on the package. Am I making this up or is this true? It'd be sorta like the "sell by" date on milk...a few days before the "smell by date" in my book.
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