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Old 14 July 2013, 06:40   #11
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wrist then? some kind of velcro watch strap kind of thing? Example
We use kill cord attached to a divers lanyard round the upper leg these days. Found kill cord to wrist gets in the way. Ditto LJ, although we used to do that but found the killcord length too short for this and restricted movement.
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Old 14 July 2013, 07:00   #12
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+1 for lj's d ring it the o ly place that's practicable when moving around.

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Old 14 July 2013, 07:09   #13
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I clip mine to my boot laces having two and the position of the controls I find that the best for me wether its correct or not
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Old 14 July 2013, 10:35   #14
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One issue that I have noticed is my ignition key is on a cork float keyring and this winds itself round the kill cord. If I went over the side I could also end up snapping the ignition key or taking it with me.
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Old 14 July 2013, 13:03   #15
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One issue that I have noticed is my ignition key is on a cork float keyring and this winds itself round the kill cord. If I went over the side I could also end up snapping the ignition key or taking it with me.
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Get rid of the cork floating keying ? Or cut down the length of the cord attaching it
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Old 14 July 2013, 14:20   #16
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Get rid of the cork floating keying ? Or cut down the length of the cord attaching it
Certainly a possible solution but I would like other views on what others do with their ignition key bearing in mind it is right by the kill cord. If I take off the floating cork key ring sods law says I will drop the key in the drink.
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Old 14 July 2013, 14:50   #17
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wrist then? some kind of velcro watch strap kind of thing? Example
What I meant was for me on a tiller then the LJ ring works great - wheras for a jockey seated rib user it might be in the way. Seated on a tube the LJ ring works great.
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Certainly a possible solution but I would like other views on what others do with their ignition key bearing in mind it is right by the kill cord. If I take off the floating cork key ring sods law says I will drop the key in the drink.
I've not specifically noticed a problem with mine tangling up but being slightly paranoid I ordered a couple of spare keys from ebay, put one on my car keys which are either stashed away in a bag or in a zipped pocket, and one with a spare kill cord in the plastic tub of emergency goodies!

The one on my car keys helped me when I was flustered the other day and pushed off the dock before starting the engine...and then remembered the ignition for the boat was in the truck!
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I've not specifically noticed a problem with mine tangling up but being slightly paranoid I ordered a couple of spare keys from ebay, put one on my car keys which are either stashed away in a bag or in a zipped pocket, and one with a spare kill cord in the plastic tub of emergency goodies!

The one on my car keys helped me when I was flustered the other day and pushed off the dock before starting the engine...and then remembered the ignition for the boat was in the truck!
Not a bad idea. I certainly keep a spare kill cord on the boat and spare keys at home.

I did find that shortening the cord on the cork float and the key has helped a lot.
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Thanks for all the replies. I guess there is no one right answer but as long as it is securely fixed and doesn't get in the way then whatever works for the driving position. Going to stick with fixing it to my life jacket. Cheers.
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