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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.
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.
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.
Sighted signaling mirror with float and whistle.Designed to provide optimum sighting "spot" with holographic red dot viewing windowWhen target image, mirror and sun are in proper alignment, red dot on target ensures mirror reflection is on targetTelescope quality second surface reflective mirror is bright, provides focused imageBuoyant float for easy recovery if dropped overboardPatented whistle (meets USCG) for audible alerting in low visibility conditionsLanyard for securing to person or liferaftSimple, total safety signaling packageSize: 4.25 x 2.75 x .19 in. (10.8 x 7.0 W x .5 cm) Weight: 1.8 oz (51 g).
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