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Old 18-07-2018, 01:09   #151
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Re: MOB Gear -- Are Dan Buoys and Life Rings Still Relevant?

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As to the crotch strap problem -- we haven't figured out a solution yet. I am very disappointed in this. Does anyone have a suggestion? We could attach supplementary rope slings I guess. They should be made properly in the first place

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Have you considered making up a small floating cargo net sized to slide under a person and "capture" them around the Torso and upper legs, when the 4 points are pulled tight on a 2 point bridle?
This would help rescue swimmer with an injured or unconscious rescue.....or could be self attached by MOB in a survival suit, when floating on their back.

Each end point could have a small soft eye with colored floats matched (2 bottom/2 top) so that it is easy to align in the water
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