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    PLB prices going down

    I see this one is advertised the cheapest I have seen all year so far.

    GME Pocket Pro+ Personal Locator Beacon PLB MT410G 406MHz with GPS Manual Activation - EPIRBs & PLBs - Marine Electronics - Main Categories - Main

    Price history on Priceme shows a $100 drop in the last month also. Hope it continues to drop for my xmas present.

    GME MT410G 406 MHz PLB (Personal Location Beacon) product specs, features and descriptions

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    That's cheap , I've got one and think they are a good choice , a little bigger that other brands but 7 year battery and they replace a battery for free if used for emergency . I've got a boat so was good choice they float and have strobe on top
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    Getting almost affordable
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    I hope they don't get too cheap as I can only imagine the outcome if and when complete retards get them , set them off when they run out off smokes or beer etc
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    Quote Originally Posted by Munsey View Post
    I hope they don't get too cheap as I can only imagine the outcome if and when complete retards get them , set them off when they run out off smokes or beer etc
    Oh what about out of loo paper? Was my plan anyway

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    Quote Originally Posted by Munsey View Post
    I hope they don't get too cheap as I can only imagine the outcome if and when complete retards get them , set them off when they run out off smokes or beer etc
    Running out of smokes is a real emergency Munsey !

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    "Please note that a 406 MHz Personal Locator Beacon (PLB) is not a subsitute for a 406 MHz EPIRB."
    Whats the difference?

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    PLB prices going down

    Quote Originally Posted by sako75 View Post
    "Please note that a 406 MHz Personal Locator Beacon (PLB) is not a subsitute for a 406 MHz EPIRB."
    Whats the difference?
    EPIRB are used in aircraft and other vessels.
    They can be manually activated but generally activate due to impact or extreme attitude changes.


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    my understanding is an epirb is registered to a vehicle a vessel aircraft etc and a PLB is registered to a person

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    WTF i literally just got back from buying a Fast Find from my local $530! Still cheaper than they used to be! Fast Find is a bit smaller and im more likely to keep it on my person. Easier to grab it off my hip rather than rummage through my pack (if its even near me) when ive got a broken leg and a punctured lung.
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    Quote Originally Posted by username View Post
    WTF i literally just got back from buying a Fast Find from my local $530! Still cheaper than they used to be! Fast Find is a bit smaller and im more likely to keep it on my person. Easier to grab it off my hip rather than rummage through my pack (if its even near me) when ive got a broken leg and a punctured lung.
    Still a good buy, down almost $200 in a month. My theory is if I can't get an PLB out of my day pack, im too far gone
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    EPIRB is for marine use - battery life of 48hr +
    ELT for aircraft
    PLB for personal land/sea use 24hr+

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    What's the lightest/most compact unit? I need one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gimp View Post
    What's the lightest/most compact unit? I need one.
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