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ORION 12-Gauge High-Performance Red Meteor Flares

Model # 9376443Mfg # 539

Reg. $32.99

Save $9.90

$23.09

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Product Description

Replace all previous Orion 12-gauge signals with improved performance. Fit any 12-gauge launcher manufactured since 1981. Four-pack.

  • Signal Type: 12-gauge aerial flare
  • Light Output: 16,000 candlepower
  • Burn Time: Up to 7 seconds
  • Average Altitude: Up to 500'
  • Deployment Method: 12-gauge launcher
  • Type Approval: USCG Day/Night
  • Replacement Interval: 42 months from manufacture date
  • How Sold: Four pack

Specs

12-Gauge High-Performance Red Meteor Flares

Alert/Locate Alert
Approval USCG
Day/Night Day/Night
Burn Time Up to 7 seconds
Deployment Method 12-guage Launcher
Light Output 16
000 candlepower
Pyrotechnics 4 meteors
Signal Color Red
Sound Signal No

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Orion 12-Gauge High-Performance Red Meteor Flares
 
4.8

(based on 25 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (20)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (16)
  • Reliable (12)
  • Waterproof (12)
  • Compact (10)
  • Simple to use (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Personal watercraft (7)
  • Sailing (6)
  • Kayak / canoe / rafting (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Advanced (16), Casual/ recreational (8)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (19)

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4.0

Keeping them fresh is important.

By Paul

from S.E. Mass

About Me Advanced

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Orion 12-Gauge High-Performance Red Meteor Flares:

      Hello,
      Just a point of interest on longevity.
      This past July 4'th I decided to try some out of date Flares and 12Gu. Meteor's.
      Age ranged from 5 - 9 yr old devices.
      2 out of 6, 12 gu. meteor's performed well. the rest you could not even see a trail in sky from the gun.
      All of the handheld flares ignited and performed excellent and it was pretty old stuff!
      I feel it is definitely in your interest to keep Fresh signaling devices with you.
      Pray the new stuff performs if ever needed.
      God bless & happy fishing.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      4.0

      To expensive

      By 50 year boat owner

      from Connecticut

      About Me Advanced

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Compact Design
      • Easy To Use
      • Reliable
      • Waterproof

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Orion 12-Gauge High-Performance Red Meteor Flares:

          Too expensive. 30% higher priced then others. I had to use up a gift certificate next time I'll. buy. some where else. I can't believe. With west marine business size. They don't compete better with prices

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          4.0

          To expensive

          By 50 year boat owner

          from Connecticut

          About Me Advanced

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Compact Design
          • Easy To Use
          • Reliable
          • Waterproof

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Orion 12-Gauge High-Performance Red Meteor Flares:

              Too expensive. 30% higher priced then others. I had to use up a gift certificate next time I'll. buy. some where else. I can't believe. With west marine business size. They don't compete better with prices

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              5.0

              Great product at a great price.

              By Ripple

              from Mobile, AL

              About Me Advanced

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Personal Watercraft

                  Comments about Orion 12-Gauge High-Performance Red Meteor Flares:

                  Product required by law to have on board the boat, brings us up to code and is easily stored.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No
                   
                  5.0

                  AFTER I HAD TO USE IT.....

                  By photoman4you

                  from Los Angeles, CA

                  About Me Casual/ Recreational

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • a must have- ask the USCG

                  Cons

                  • will expire unused

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Orion 12-Gauge High-Performance Red Meteor Flares:

                    ......I will write the review - which I hope will never happen

                     
                    5.0

                    12 g meteor flares

                    By Monty

                    from Livonia

                    About Me Advanced

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Reliable
                    • Waterproof

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Sailing

                      Comments about Orion 12-Gauge High-Performance Red Meteor Flares:

                      you always hope you never need thembut when I have they have always worked. only part I dislike is the 3 year shelf life.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No
                       
                      5.0

                      Newer design makes them easier to load and unload

                      By Rick

                      from Cleveland, Ohio

                      About Me Casual/ Recreational

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Orion 12-Gauge High-Performance Red Meteor Flares:

                          These longer cartridges are easier to unload from the launching pistol than the older Orion cartridges. It is easy to eject them, due to the longer nose that fits into the barrel.

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No
                           
                          5.0

                          I have never used then but...

                          By Al

                          from Jersey shore

                          About Me Advanced

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Easy To Use
                          • Reliable

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Sailing

                            Comments about Orion 12-Gauge High-Performance Red Meteor Flares:

                            I've never had to use this product however having them aboard makes my sailing much more enjoyable.

                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • No
                             
                            4.0

                            Can't reveiw what you have not needed to use in 25 years

                            By Mark

                            from Venice, Florida

                            About Me Casual/ Recreational

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • They fit in gun

                            Cons

                            • None not fired in 25 yrs.

                            Best Uses

                            • Gulf of Mexico near shore

                            Comments about Orion 12-Gauge High-Performance Red Meteor Flares:

                            None

                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • No
                             
                            5.0

                            Orion 12 guage flares

                            By Matt

                            from Palmetto, Fl

                            About Me Advanced

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Compact Design
                            • Easy To Use
                            • Reliable
                            • Waterproof

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • large boat inshore

                              Comments about Orion 12-Gauge High-Performance Red Meteor Flares:

                              replacing expiring flares

                              • Was this a gift?:
                              • No

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