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We make the best throw lines on the planet.
After testing 15 of the best throw bags in the country for 90 days, at three different Coast Guard Stations, including the National Motor Life Boat School, "Lifeline" by Downstream Products, Inc. came out on top. They found it throws better, re-packs easier, is more durable, highly visible and has the highest quality line. As a result of these tests, "Lifeline" has been authorized for purchase by the Coast Guard under Change Two to the Rescue Survival Systems Manual Comdinst 10470.10
For water rescues, one of the most versatile and most useful, yet least expensive, pieces of equipment is the throw bag. Lifeline is being used by Swiftwater Rescue instructors, Firefighters, Sheriff's departments and Search and Rescue personnel throughout the nation. Whitewater boaters have been using Lifeline since 1981.
NEW REVOLUTIONARY DESIGN CHANGE AUGUST 2013!
In addition to the flexible (not really rubber) O-ring, the bag material has been changed to a 600 denier polyester which is more resistant to UV degradation. Drying out the Lifeline is easy, just hang it upside down and the water drains out with the mesh fabric providing ventilation.
COLORS! Both the medium and large sizes of Lifeline now come in a variety of high contrast high visibility color combinations and each bag has high visibility night time reflective band sewn all the way around the bag.
NOTES ON ROPES (LINE) Tensile strength vs. working load. Static vs. dynamic.
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|Unique foam restraint system: Competitors use an overhand knot to secure foam flotation. This reduces the lines tensile strength by 50%. Lifelinetm's unique foam restraint system eliminates the overhand knot, maximizing the tensile strength of the line.|
TWO TYPES AND SIZES OF LINE AVAILABLE.|
Both our medium and large bags can be supplied with either polypropylene double braid or polypropylene double braid with UHMWPE core. UHMWPE stands for Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene more commonly known as 'Spectra' or 'Dyneema' core. Both these lines come in 5/16" and 3/8" diameters.
Lifeline's design and construction meet the needs of very skilled and demanding rescue professionals. Whenever you need a reliable, foolproof method of throwing line on any body of water, quite simply, there is no better throw line available at any price!
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|RETAIL PRICE LIST 2015 Swiftwater Rescue Technicians and professional river guides call for 10% off ! the retail price.|
|DownStream Products LIFELINES |
LIFELINES: YACHT BRAID KERNMANTLE - RETAIL
MEDIUM BAGS: 5" diameter, 12" height
LARGE BAGS: 6" diameter, 13" height
|50ft of 3/8" polypropylene||$57.60||70ft of 3/8" polypropylene||$62.40|
|50ft of 3/8" spectra core||$86.40||70ft of 3/8" spectra core||$99.20|
|65ft of 5/16" polypropylene||$60.80||90ft of 5/16" polypropylene||$65.60|
|65ft of 5/16" spectra core||$89.60||90ft of 5/16" spectra core||$104.00|
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To order and pay by personal check: call us with your order and we will give you the total price including shipping cost. Then mail your check. We'll ship when your check clears the bank.
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Last Update 1-Jan-15
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