5.0 / 5.03 ReviewsDurability4.7 / 5Reliability4.7 / 5Performance4.7 / 5Ease Of Use4.7 / 5Value4.7 / 5Would You Recommend?Yes (3)Durability5 / 5Reliability5 / 5Performance5 / 5Ease Of Use5 / 5Value5 / 5Would You Recommend?YesThis is THE one to get!!Previously got the constant wear switlik and returned them for this - about 1090% better. Very comfortable to wear. Glad we switched to this.January 1, 2020Purchased
6 months agoDurability4 / 5Reliability4 / 5Performance4 / 5Ease Of Use4 / 5Value4 / 5Would You Recommend?YesLife VestsHope to never use them, but happy so far. Easy store packing very good.June 29, 2019Purchased
1 year agoDurability5 / 5Reliability5 / 5Performance5 / 5Ease Of Use5 / 5Value5 / 5Would You Recommend?YesExpensive butWorth It!This is a great product! Very well made. It fits easily above your lap belt and rides comfortably on your stomach. Should you have to use it, you just rip open the Velcro pouch, put the Mae West over your head, and pull the CO2 lanyard.
Expensive but worth it!June 3, 2019
- Question and Answer
Browse 6 questions Browse 6 questions and 6 answersIs it dual or single chambered, in other words, can one puncture render it useless?Is this vest ok for a child age 8 at 54 lbs?Is there a water activated light?is the life belt approved by EASA ?BEST ANSWER: I reviewed all the paperwork that came with the felt. It states USCG approval, but does not mention EASA.Do I have to remove the CO2 cartridge before including this PFD in checked baggage for a commercial flight?BEST ANSWER: Most airlines permit you to carry them in carry on and/or checked bags. From the TSA website "Life Vest. You may bring a life vest with up to two CO2 cartridges inside, plus two spare cartridges in your carry-on or checked bag. You may not transport CO2 cartridges without the associated lifejacket".
https://www.tsa.gov/travel/security-screening/whatcanibring/all-listdoes it fully inflate from the belt upon pulling the ripcord, or do you have to take it out of the belt and then pull the ripcord?BEST ANSWER: According to the directions that came with it, you leave it in the belt around your waist. Once outside the aircraft, pull the ripcord, and then pull the inflated jacket over your head and secure it.
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Our guarantee has not changed since we introduced our first product in 1962. If for any reason you are not 100% satisfied with your purchase, let us know – we will make it right. If you would like a refund or exchange, please return the product on a timely basis (within 30 days), in the same condition in which it was received. After 30 days, we will continue to support the product for a full year, but refunds and exchanges are not accepted. Personalized products such as embroidered shirts or engraved glasses are not returnable.
Sporty’s guarantees competitive pricing on everything we sell. If you find a competitor offering an identical item at a lower advertised price, just mail or fax us the ad, and Sporty’s will match that price.
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We offer the fastest shipping in the business, so you won’t have to wait for your important charts or a last-minute gift. Since we stock almost everything we sell, we offer same day shipping: in-stock orders placed by 5pm Eastern (weekdays), will be shipped that same day, often within minutes of ordering.
Orders shipping to the United States have three shipping options: ground (which typically takes 3-5 days), 2-day air, or overnight. Note that these are days in transit are business days, so Saturday and Sunday are not included. We ship by UPS and US Mail.
Overnight shipping is also available on most items.
For over 50 years, in addition to same day shipping, Sporty’s has offered same day returns and same day exchanges. Each day, we process all returns and exchanges before new orders go out. We know of no other company who does this!Sporty’s Shops
ATTN: Returns Dept
Clermont County/Sporty’s Airport
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Batavia, OH 45103Customer Service