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Old 03 October 2017, 16:34   #1
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Wireless kill switch in USA

I know these threads about kill switches usually go south but Iíve just heard of this and it sounds good. There are people whoíve used them and seem to like it. They thought of several things, you can connect multiple wireless fobs to it for either captain, cuts power, or passenger and it just alerts. Also allows restarts shortly after killing the engine so other can pilot the boat if captain goes over.

https://buy.fellmarine.com/mob-xtag.html
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Old 03 October 2017, 16:52   #2
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Is is not more simple - and a lot cheaper- just to have a spare kill cord easily accessible?

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This would be so you are not tethered physically to the boat. Allows you to move around more, like if youíre fishing or something. I could see the benefit, there are times I reach to grab stuff and forget Iím tethered and get tangled up or kill the engine.
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Biggest issue is the engine is still running when you hit the water....and hard to beat basically a string for reliability and cost.
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Old 04 October 2017, 02:38   #5
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If they're that confident in their product I'd prefer to see an actual demo on their website instead of that weird animation.

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http://www.thehulltruth.com/boating-...ll-switch.html
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