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Mustang MD3154 02 Red Hydrostatic

The award-winning MD3154 02 Inflatable PFD with Hydrostatic Inflator Technology and Sailing Harness is Mustang Survival's top-of-the-line inflatable PFD with an integrated harness. 1F auto Hydrostatic Inflator Technology will automatically inflate under water pressure, not inadvertently in rain, spray or humidity. Bright fluorescent yellow-green inflation cell for improved in-water visibility. SOLAS reflective tape, safety whistle and strobe light attachment on inflation cell. SecureZip closure stays shut in high winds and still opens easily on inflation. Provides 35 lb of buoyancy when inflated - more than twice standard foam PFDs. Cylinder is contained inside bladder to protect against corrosion. Lightweight outer shell fabric as used in the body armor industry. Reflective shoulder accents. Backup oral inflation tube. Two heavy duty stainless steel D-rings for use with tethers. Compliant to Transport Canada Ship Safety Bulletin No. 06/2012. Neoprene Comfort Collar.

Product Code: 062533119581

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Red - MD3154 02 Red/Black $278.99 Usually Stocked Item 062533119581


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A Note About Re-Arm Kits..

When shopping for a re-arm kit for your lifejacket, you may wish to check out the Leland kits above; they produce over 250 types of cylinders and are often cheaper than the brand name version!


Choosing the right Inflatable PFD can be overwhelming, but using the chart below should make things a bit easier! One thing to note; you should replace your CO2 cartridge every 3 years.. and check the status window every time to use it to ensure the activation switch is still armed!

Features to think about:

  • Automatic Inflation vs. Manual Inflation
    • When you fall into the water, an automatic vest will automatically inflate, whereas a manual vest requires the user to pull a yellow tab to inflate it.
    • The big question is, will you be conscious or mobile enough to pull the tab when you need to? The auto feature adds about $50.
  • Auto Inflation Switches: Hydrostatic Release vs. Salt Tablet
    • There are 2 types of Automatic Inflation switches. In traditional auto vests, the switch contains a Salt Tablet. This tablet dissolves in contact with water, activating the vest. It is not supposed to be affected by spray or extreme humidity, but from time to time, it can happen. Leaving your vest in a puddle might activate it. Washing down your vest with freshwater from a spray gun shouldn't. For example, after months of rain, tropical humidity and ocean storms, I have witnessed a vest auto-inflate by accident. Therefore, odds are, it will never happen - but it can!
    • A Hydrostatic Release activates from water pressure; when immersed 6 inches underwater, the associated pressure activates the vest's inflation switch. This almost completely eliminates the worry of accidentally activating the vest. However, this technology is quite a bit more expensive ($80-90 more)
  • Harness vs. No Harness
    • Are you using harnesses and jacklines on board? If heading offshore, sailing at night, boating alone, or traveling from shore a greater distance than you can swim, you should consider having a safety line/jackline system.
    • While you can puchase harnesses separately, why not have a lifejacket with an integrated harness? This feature costs about $40 more.
  • Other options
    • LIFT feature: Mustang MD0200's LIFT feature elevating the user's mouth out of the water by up to 9 inches (23cm), reducing underwater mouth immersions by 80%
    • Pouch jacket: Mustang MD3021's Pouch jacket wears like a waist pack and when inflated, the user removes the pack from the waist and fits it over their head. Not the ideal type for everyday use, but ideal for those who cannot wear a lifejacket.
    • Hood feature: Spinlock's Deck Vests include a spray hood. This is a fantastic feature for extreme (hurricane) conditions - blowing foam and spray can cause drowning while in the water and a spray hood can prevent this. It also provides lots of warmth.
    • Emergency Light: Spinlock's Deck Vests include an emergency light so you can be spotted.
    • Line Cutter: Spinlock's Deck Vests also include an emergency line cutter just in case you need to cut away from your tether.

HOW TO DETERMINE THE RIGHT INFLATABLE PFD FOR YOUR NEEDS:

STEP 1: Type of Inflation?
Manual Inflation
Automatic Inflation

STEP 2: Type of Auto Switch?

n/a
n/a
Salt Tablet
Hydrostatic Release
STEP 3: With Harness?
No Harness
Harness
No Harness
Harness
No Harness
Harness
CHOOSE!
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  • Mustang 3010
  • Mustang 3021 POUCH
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  • Nautilus Manual
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  • Mustang 3017
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  • Mustang MD0200 LIFT
  • Mustang MIT Auto (MD2053)
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  • Spinlock Deck Vest (HOOD, LIGHT, CUTTER)
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