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Old 05-02-2009, 13:54   #1
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Epirb battery replacement

I have an ACR Epirb that needs a battery replacement.....The "authorized" service centers are quoting between $300 and $400 for the service. Does any know of less expensive service centers??
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Old 05-02-2009, 14:03   #2
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That's the going rate.

There was a LONG discussion of this a couple of years ago, either on this board or perhaps SSCA. You might look for that discussion.

IIIRC, bottom line was that it's probably OK to go 1-2 years beyond the battery replacement date, but not more. After that, you're faced with either ponying up the $300+ for a new battery, or buying a new EPIRB.

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Here's one thread: http://ssca.org/DiscBoard/viewtopic....=epirb+battery
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sell it on ebay and buy a new one. It'll have a fresh batt. LoL
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