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DAVIS INSTRUMENTS Echomaster Radar Reflectors

Giving ships a chance to see you when fog and poor visibility obscure your boat

These 12 1/2" dia. reflectors are very common on many cruising boats. All models can be stored flat and assemble in minutes. Plates are held together by tough, injection molded corner latches. Assembled reflectors include a 1 1/4" (32mm) windage hole for reduced aerodynamic drag, which also allows for backstay mounting.Standard Echomaster: 13.2 square yards (12 square meters) of radar cross section in the 9-9.6 GHz X or 3cm radar band. Plates are made of 1.3mm non-anodized marine grade aluminum. Assemble around a backstay or make your own bridle and hang from holes that are drilled in the corner latches. Deluxe Hanging Echomaster: Includes a hanging mount harness for suspending the unit from the mast or rigging in a "catch rain" orientation. Includes vinyl storage case.Economy Radar Reflector: A great backup aboard larger boats or primary reflector on smaller vessels that might not normally carry a radar reflector. Made of foam core plastic-metal foil laminate. Economical enough for any boat. Performs nearly as well as Echomaster, and stows flat. 11.5" (29cm) dia.

  • Meets U.S. Coast Guard requirements for lifeboat and liferaft radar reflectors under SOLAS 74/83
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Product Models
Description WM Model # MFG Part # Availability Price Quantity  
Economy Echomaster Radar Reflector 107961 151
In stock online.

$32.99

Standard Echomaster Radar Reflector 107979 152
In stock online.

$74.99

Product Description

Giving ships a chance to see you when fog and poor visibility obscure your boat

These 12 1/2" dia. reflectors are very common on many cruising boats. All models can be stored flat and assemble in minutes. Plates are held together by tough, injection molded corner latches. Assembled reflectors include a 1 1/4" (32mm) windage hole for reduced aerodynamic drag, which also allows for backstay mounting.Standard Echomaster: 13.2 square yards (12 square meters) of radar cross section in the 9-9.6 GHz X or 3cm radar band. Plates are made of 1.3mm non-anodized marine grade aluminum. Assemble around a backstay or make your own bridle and hang from holes that are drilled in the corner latches. Deluxe Hanging Echomaster: Includes a hanging mount harness for suspending the unit from the mast or rigging in a "catch rain" orientation. Includes vinyl storage case.Economy Radar Reflector: A great backup aboard larger boats or primary reflector on smaller vessels that might not normally carry a radar reflector. Made of foam core plastic-metal foil laminate. Economical enough for any boat. Performs nearly as well as Echomaster, and stows flat. 11.5" (29cm) dia.

  • Meets U.S. Coast Guard requirements for lifeboat and liferaft radar reflectors under SOLAS 74/83

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Davis Instruments Economy Echomaster Radar Reflector
 
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4.0

inexpensive - works well

By JMcV

from Michigan

About Me Casual/ Recreational

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Pros

  • Clear Instructions
  • Effective
  • Simple To Use

Cons

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      4.0

      Generally functional

      By Captain Paul

      from Lake Superior

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      Pros

      • Workable When Assembled

      Cons

      • Tricky To Assemble At Sea

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        Comments about Davis Instruments Economy Echomaster Radar Reflector:

        The split rings used for rigging the deluxe model were unworkable and I removed them and refitted with shackles. If you plan to store this flat and assemble when needed, smooth the reflector edges with a file, and highlight the orientation arrows on the reflector surface with a paint stick. Assembly is not straightforward and one should practice assembling this before it is needed. Storage case is poor quality. Instructions are poorly laid out. Nonetheless, sturdy and workable when rigged.

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        • Minimalist

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        3.0

        Enhanced radar sign

        By T&M

        from Pasadena, MD

        About Me Casual/ Recreational

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        Pros

        • Clear Instructions
        • Effective
        • Simple To Use

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            Comments about Echomaster Radar Reflectors:

            Although this product is designed to be attached to your mast, we have it under the dash on our flybridge.

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            • Comfort Driven

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