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The ACR HotShot Signal Mirror is easy to use, floats, and comes with a whistle for low-visibility signaling. ACR makes aiming foolproof with a red holographic dot in the center window--just lay the dot over your target, and signal away. A foam floatation disc keeps the HotShot afloat in overboard emergencies, and an attached USCG-approved whistle pierces through fog and the dark of night.
The Hot Shot Signal Mirror/Whistle Combo assures that you are seen and heard. The unique aiming device lets you be sure you're aiming the light beam at your target. Essential signaling devices for open water and back country boating. Here's how it works (and the instructions are right there on the back of the mirror): 1. Hold the back of the mirror close to one eye. 2. Reflect sunlight into your hand. 3. When you look through the inner hole in the mirror a red spot will be visible. 4. Move the red spot to the target and that shows you where you are signaling. The red spot is an optical illusion created by the red reflective material that surrounds the inner hole in the mirror. The dual tone whistle gives a piercing blast of sound that can be heard over a long distance. It's attached to the mirror with a bright yellow lanyard. The attached float will save the unit if you drop it overboard.
A quality mirror is the ultimate fail-proof daytime signaling device - no emergency kit should be without one. The Hot Shot takes emergency signaling to the next level with its holographic "red-dot" viewing window that quickly finds the optimum sighting "spot" for a bright, focused signal. Whistle and water float included.
Easily signal for help on bright days when a strobe won't be visible. Unique viewing window superimposes a red dot on your target, clearly showing you where the sun's reflection is being directed from the mirror's surface. An attached whistle meets U.S. Coast Guard requirements for audible alerting, and a bright yellow float makes recovering the mirror easier if it falls in the water. The mirror's compact size fits easily in a safety kit. Includes lanyard. Imported. Dimensions 2 3/4"H x 4 1/4"W x 1/8"D. Weight 1.8 oz.
A signal mirror is safer than flares, will not expire, fits easily in your pocket, and can be seen for many miles.
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