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Old 13-10-2010, 09:46   #16
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Do I win? It's a 4 second strobe that is off when upside down. Useful for night races. I wouldn't keep it.
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looks like a water proof strobe that floats,,,, manoverboard marker,,,, it MIGHT activate immediately if put into the water,,, see if it works,,,, I think the battery is good for 2 years or so and then need to be replaced,,, we have similar item on our commercial boat attached to life rings,,, I do nto think that it put out any other signal other than flashing light,,, should be good for 12 or 24 hours in the water
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Old 13-10-2010, 09:47   #18
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I can see the pic fine, but wil try again to get it right. Any way hooked up the wires and it strobes every 4 seconds until upside down.




My face is as orange as the object in question. LOL. Went and read the forums instructs on posting pic.

should have posted at the jokes!

thanks for letting me know it can be seen.
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Old 13-10-2010, 09:53   #19
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I can see the pic fine, but wil try again to get it right. Any way hooked up the wires and it strobes every 4 seconds until upside down.


that is what it is supposed to do,,, keep upside to storage,,,, when released it floats upright,,, very good safety item at night,,, you can attached to a stanchion in the cockpit and throw immediately overboard if needed
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Old 13-10-2010, 11:58   #20
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I have one of those attached to a life vest.
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Old 13-10-2010, 12:31   #21
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Yes, keep it. But, do test it from time to time. When needed, you want it to work. Store it upside down and when you need it then toss it in the water, it'll float right side up and start blinking. Good safety item.

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Old 13-10-2010, 16:41   #22
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This thread was really interesting and fun, until he got the photo to work.
Can we go back to analyzing red crosses??
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Old 13-10-2010, 17:50   #23
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Definitely. It is the missing button. Brezhniev lost it in a public toilet way back in 1989. It takes two to wipe us out.

On the lighter vane, it is hard to believe how far the miniaturization thing went ahead in such a short time.

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Old 13-10-2010, 20:15   #24
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Can we go back to analyzing red crosses??
Well, speaking of the devil...

Of all the things the PO's left on my boat, this is the last one I haven't figured out. You guys did so well with the red X ...

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The interior dimensions are 14" x 10" x 6" (36 x 25 x 15 cm).
The holes in the bottom are 1.5" in diameter, 10.5" and 7.25" apart O.C., and offset by one inch.
The holes in the sides are 0.5" in diameter, and 3.5" above the bottom.
All the edges are well rounded. A lot of work went into this Thing.
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LOL on the posts.
By all means keep it. It's a piece of safety equipment.
The last picture of the wood thingie, could it be an idiots version of the little plastic maze where you try to get the small BB through it and out the hole?
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Definitely a stealth strobe. Rarely captured on film...

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Old 13-10-2010, 21:25   #27
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Well, speaking of the devil...

Of all the things the PO's left on my boat, this is the last one I haven't figured out. You guys did so well with the red X ...

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The interior dimensions are 14" x 10" x 6" (36 x 25 x 15 cm).
The holes in the bottom are 1.5" in diameter, 10.5" and 7.25" apart O.C., and offset by one inch.
The holes in the sides are 0.5" in diameter, and 3.5" above the bottom.
All the edges are well rounded. A lot of work went into this Thing.

It could be a battery box. It reminds me of the one in my uncles steel wheeled tractor when I was a kid.
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Now I can see the photo too - my first thought was a weighted floating strobe - but my second thought is that it's a bottom drawer teaser-pleaser for your missus...???
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Now I can see the photo too - my first thought was a weighted floating strobe - but my second thought is that it's a bottom drawer teaser-pleaser for your missus...???
Interesting. I was thinking suppository..........

.......but our thinking is in the same area


2nd Photo is..............a wooden box. Well, I am pretty sure it is Hope that helps
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The wooden box is clearly a cat loo. Attach it to the stern, and toss the cat in.

Or.... nope, not on CF. Some ideas just have to be kept to oneself.
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