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    Default PFDs for the rest of us

    "And so the seasons went rolling on into summer, as one rambles into higher and higher grass." Thoreau, "Walden"

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    Default Re: PFDs for the rest of us

    You can do the same thing with a regular Type III ski vest by putting your legs through the armholes with the vest upside down.

    Just saying.

    Kevin
    Last edited by Breakaway; 05-17-2017 at 10:47 PM.
    There are two kinds of boaters: those who have run aground, and those who lie about it.

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    Default Re: PFDs for the rest of us

    Sorta like floatation "Depends".
    "The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails."
    -William A. Ward



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    Default Re: PFDs for the rest of us

    I just use those pool noodles that are totally cheap and easily made into like a swing.

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    Default Re: PFDs for the rest of us

    Quote Originally Posted by Breakaway View Post
    You can do the same thing with a regular Type III ski vest by putting your legs through the armholes with the vest upside down.

    Just saying.

    Kevin
    BUT WITHOUT THE NECESSARY GRAPHICS, KEVIN. Tres Important.


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    Default Re: PFDs for the rest of us

    BUT WITHOUT THE NECESSARY GRAPHICS, KEVIN. Tres Important.
    You have a point. I bet most of us don't look that good to snorkelers!

    Kevin
    There are two kinds of boaters: those who have run aground, and those who lie about it.

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