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ORION Handheld Red Locator Flares, Four-Pack

Model # 8665770Mfg # 865

Reg. $33.99

Save $4.00

$29.99

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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
Approval USCG
Burn Time 3 minutes
Day/Night Day/Night
Deployment Method Strike cap
Light Output 700 candlepower
Pyrotechnics 4 flares
Signal Color Red
Sound Signal No

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Orion Handheld Red Locator Flares, Four-Pack
 
4.5

(based on 50 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (34)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

98%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Reliable (21)
  • Waterproof (21)
  • Compact (19)
  • Easy to use (19)
  • Good instructions / manual (10)

Cons

  • One time use only (4)

Best Uses

  • Personal watercraft (16)
  • Kayak / canoe / rafting (7)
  • Sailing (6)
  • Day trip (5)
  • Backcountry camping (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual/ recreational (24), Advanced (20)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (34)
    • What Is Your Gear Style:
    • Survivalist / minimalist (7), Comfort driven (5)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

A GREAT,MUST HAVE RELIABLE PRODUCT

THESE ARE A BIT BIGGER THAN I THOUGHT THEY WOULD BE BUT THAT'S OK - THEY LAST LONGER THAN THE LITTLE CHEAP ONES YOU CAN BUY. THEY ARE 100% RELIABLE SO IF YOU'RE STRANDED...Read complete review

THESE ARE A BIT BIGGER THAN I THOUGHT THEY WOULD BE BUT THAT'S OK - THEY LAST LONGER THAN THE LITTLE CHEAP ONES YOU CAN BUY. THEY ARE 100% RELIABLE SO IF YOU'RE STRANDED OR LOST OR NEED TO GET SOMEONES ATTENTION IN A DESPERATE SITUATION THESE WILL GIVE YOU THE PIECE OF MIND THAT YOU NEED. NEVER GO OUT AND DO ANY KIND OF 'ADVENTURING' WITHOUT THEM - THEY COULD BECOME A MATTER OF LIFE OR DEATH.

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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.

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4.0

Safety First

By Chef D

from Charlotte, NC

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Reliable

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Personal Watercraft

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

    Needed flares and these met the requirement.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Have to have them

    By Al

    from CT

    About Me Advanced

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Compact Design
    • Easy To Use
    • Reliable
    • Waterproof

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Personal Watercraft

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

      By law you have to have them in your boat. When my old ones are about to expire I watch for the sale that West Marine has for them.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      I see the light, hopefully not

      By Sinbad

      from Ocean View, DE

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Compact Design

      Cons

        Best Uses

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

          Staying legal with yet more flares purchased, never used any bought since 1985 and hope to continue wasting money on flares. Cheapest ones that were day night legal. Maybe someday I will fire off the 25 mm parachute flares I bough decades ago, I bet they are still good.

           
          4.0

          you can be fined for having expired flairs.

          By em

          from li ny

          About Me Advanced

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

              Best Uses

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

                But they can't fine u for not having any ...

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                 
                4.0

                Must have

                By Fred

                from Churchton MD

                About Me Advanced

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Reliable

                Cons

                  Best Uses

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

                    Must have to meet USCG minimum equipment . I have used these even after the exploration date and they worked perfect .

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No
                     
                    4.0

                    Excellent Value for Safety !

                    By TORP

                    from Brentwood, NY

                    About Me Casual/ Recreational

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Reliable
                    • Waterproof

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • For All Boats ...

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

                      Keep them in thier Water Resistant Pouch !

                       
                      3.0

                      Flares

                      By Bob

                      from Portsmouth, RI

                      About Me Advanced

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Compact Design
                      • Waterproof

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Personal Watercraft

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

                        Hopefully, I will never need this product.

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No
                         
                        5.0

                        Very good for the price

                        By Mysmallboat

                        from Albany, NY

                        About Me Casual/ Recreational

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Waterproof

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Sailing

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

                          Comes in a resealable (zip lock) bag. Which is great to keep out moisture and also allows it to float in the event of a drop overboard or a boat being fliped over.

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No
                           
                          5.0

                          Excelent product

                          By ARR

                          from Puerto Rico

                          About Me Casual/ Recreational

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Compact Design
                          • Easy To Use
                          • Reliable
                          • Waterproof

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Personal Watercraft

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

                            Thankfully, never needed them. But I have friends that used them and are very user friendly.

                             
                            5.0

                            Orion Handheld Red Locator Flares

                            By Andree

                            from Silver Spring, MD

                            About Me Advanced

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Reliable

                            Cons

                            • Wish they were cheaper

                            Best Uses

                            • Personal Watercraft

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

                            Great expiration date

                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • No

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