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Handheld Red Locator Flares, Four-Pack

$33.99

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Model # 8665770 | Mfg # 865

Product Description

Flares save lives. Check your supply today.

Short-range flares help rescuers establish your location. Waterproof with built-in protective handle. Includes four handheld flares.

  • Signal Type: Red handheld flare
  • Light Output: 700 candlepower
  • Burn Time: Three minutes
  • Deployment Method: Match strike ignitor
  • Type Approval: USCG Day/Night
  • Replacement Interval: 42 months from manufacture date
  • How Sold: Four pack

Specs

Handheld Red Locator Flares, Four-Pack

Alert / Locate Locate
Burn Time 3 Minutes
Color Red
Pyrotechnics 4 Handheld
Type Day/Night

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Orion Handheld Red Locator Flares, Four-Pack
 
4.5

(based on 89 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (60)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (20)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

98%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (47)
  • Reliable (43)
  • Waterproof (38)
  • Compact (33)
  • Good instructions / manual (10)

Cons

  • One time use only (4)

Best Uses

  • Personal watercraft (33)
  • Sailing (12)
  • Kayak / canoe / rafting (9)
  • Day trip (5)
  • Backcountry camping (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Advanced (39), Casual/ recreational (38), Professional (4), Beginner (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (67), Yes (4)
    • What Is Your Gear Style:
    • Survivalist / minimalist (7), Comfort driven (5)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

They are good but watch the dates

I have these on the boat for safety and a must per CG regs. You have to check the dates on them when you are buying them. Some on the rack were only good...Read complete review

I have these on the boat for safety and a must per CG regs. You have to check the dates on them when you are buying them. Some on the rack were only good for a year or so.They should have a exp date 3 years from when you buy them.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Buy a 4-pack when only 3 are required

What a racket. Coast Guard requires 3 flares. Orion packages in sets of 4. Then indicates the flares are only good for 3 years. Making this a mandatory rip-off.

What a racket. Coast Guard requires 3 flares. Orion packages in sets of 4. Then indicates the flares are only good for 3 years. Making this a mandatory rip-off.

Reviewed by 89 customers

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4.0

Good overpriced product

By David

from Shasta, CA

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Waterproof

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Personal Watercraft

    Comments about Orion Handheld Red Locator Flares, Four-Pack:

    Pick your flares up somewhere else.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    4.0

    Would buy again

    By L

    from Nj

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Reliable

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Orion Handheld Red Locator Flares, Four-Pack:

        Hope I don't need it

         
        5.0

        Orion Flares

        By marker

        from Sterling Heights, Michigan

        About Me Professional

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Compact Design
        • Easy To Use
        • Reliable
        • Waterproof

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Personal Watercraft
          • Sailing

          Comments about Orion Handheld Red Locator Flares, Four-Pack:

          small and compact

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          Handheld Red Flares - Great for emergencies

          By Paul

          from Woodbridge, VA

          About Me Advanced

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Compact Design
          • Easy To Use
          • Reliable
          • Waterproof

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Personal Watercraft
            • Sailing

            Comments about Orion Handheld Red Locator Flares, Four-Pack:

            Great four (4) pak of flares, to ensure you have the capability to notify others in any emergency situation on the water. A must have to get your Coast Guard Auxiliary Inspection Sticker...!!!!

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            5.0

            yes

            By tony

            from humacao

            About Me Casual/ Recreational

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Personal Watercraft

              Comments about Orion Handheld Red Locator Flares, Four-Pack:

              good

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              5.0

              They work very well

              By tony

              from humacao

              About Me Casual/ Recreational

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Personal Watercraft

                Comments about Orion Handheld Red Locator Flares, Four-Pack:

                good

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                 
                4.0

                As expected

                By Kris

                from Baltimore

                About Me Casual/ Recreational

                Verified Buyer

                Comments about Orion Handheld Red Locator Flares, Four-Pack:

                I'm glad we have a West Marine near my town!

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                 
                5.0

                Good buy

                By Scttbfst

                from Cape coral, FL

                About Me Advanced

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Compact Design
                • Easy To Use
                • Reliable
                • Waterproof

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Power boating

                  Comments about Orion Handheld Red Locator Flares, Four-Pack:

                  A must have for any boat

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No
                   
                  5.0

                  Great value. Very dependable product!

                  By Doug

                  from New York

                  About Me Casual/ Recreational

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Reliable
                  • Waterproof

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Personal Watercraft

                    Comments about Orion Handheld Red Locator Flares, Four-Pack:

                    A must have. Very dependable even when wet.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No
                     
                    5.0

                    Orion handheld flares

                    By Boot

                    from Bay city, MI

                    About Me Advanced

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Compact Design
                    • Easy To Use
                    • Reliable
                    • Waterproof

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Orion Handheld Red Locator Flares, Four-Pack:

                        I hope I never have to use them

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

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