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Old 23 March 2007, 15:50   #21
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What's happening John old boy; is no-it-all codspawn getting to you as well?
Not particularly. To be quite honest, you annoy me more than he does. Not that it's something I lose any sleep over!

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Old 23 March 2007, 17:36   #22
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Wagon has one 'g' - just like Google!
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wagon

Maybe in America.....
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For normal use I agree that auto lifejackets are definitely preferable to manual, but there are some situations when a manual might be a better tool for the job.

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Remember the trip back from Cowes a couple of years ago. Seahawk II stuffed round Selsy Bill and my auto Lifejacket inflated and a curtain of water come down on us
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And that is a good demonstration of just how hard you have to try to set one off prematurely!

Having a life jacket inflate when it's not needed is a bit of a nuisance, but otherwise no big deal. It's not life threatening. The opposite is a rather different proposition . . .

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Not particularly. To be quite honest, you annoy me more than he does. Not that it's something I lose any sleep over!

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The feeling is quite mutual I can assure you. Ditto to the last remark too
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