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Ring Buoy Tip 007

Personal Retriever

NSN 4220-LL-H94-4840, Part number 222

Manufacturers Website: http://www.life-safer.com

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·         For Submarines only – Two per submarine

·         To supplement existing ring buoys

·         Cost: $140

·         Reach: 100 feet

·         Buoyancy: 11.24 pounds (Buoyancy Aid standard provides support to conscious people )

·         Material: Soft Expanded Polyethylene Foam Top and Propylene Base

·         Diameter: 17 inches

·         Weight: 1.5 pounds

·         Rope: 650 pound test buoyant 3/16 inch polypropylene

·         Design: Aero-dynamic and hydro-dynamic rotating wing

·         Wind penetration: Full extension into 15-knot winds

·         Coating: Petroleum resistant plasti-coat