MK8 Red Handheld SOLAS Flare
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PAINS-WESSEXMK8 Red Handheld SOLAS Flare

Model # 12826236 | Mfg # 30-52900UPC # 854642003000

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Specs

MK8 Red Handheld SOLAS Flare

Name Value
Alert / Locate Locate
Burn Time 1 Minute
Color Red
Pyrotechnics 1 Handheld
Type Day/Night

Product Overview

Not for sale online in California.

Alert others to your location with Pains-Wessex USCG-approved and SOLAS-compliant MK8 Red Handheld Flare.

Designed for use as a short-range distress signal to pinpoint your position in an emergency situation day or night 5 miles away. This flare produces a dense smoke cloud that burns for one minute at 15,000 candelas. Featuring a unique, telescopic handle for a compact and easy to stow design. With simple and clear instructions boaters will find these flares easy to extend and use with the pull wire igniter. Store flares in a dry place on your boat.

Key Features

  • Produces dense, red smoke cloud for locating boaters in distress
  • Visible short-range day or night
  • Easy-to-use instructions

Specifications

  • Signal Type: Red handheld flare
  • Burn Time: One minute
  • Light Output: 15,000 candela
  • Deployment Method: Pull wire igniter
  • Type Approval: USCG, SOLAS-compliant, IMO, MED
  • Maximum Visibility Range: 5 miles
  • Dimensions: 6-7/8”L x 1-1/8”dia.

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