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#254569 - 12/12/12 06:05 AM Re: Whistles [Re: acropolis5]
dougwalkabout Offline
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Registered: 02/03/07
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Loc: Alberta, Canada
Originally Posted By: acropolis5
Dougwalkabout, you and I may be the only folks on this forum who know that line.


Or maybe the joke just wasn't all that funny. You can't win 'em all. But thanks for the nod. And it's a great trivia question BTW.

-Doug, B&W movie buff. Death to colourization!

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#254721 - 12/18/12 12:12 PM Re: Whistles [Re: spuds]
spuds Offline
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Registered: 06/24/12
Posts: 822
Loc: SoCal Mtns
Originally Posted By: spuds
Originally Posted By: ireckon
Originally Posted By: JeanetteIsabelle
I have the FOX40 and I am noticing a lot of redundancy on this site. Is it a good idea to have redundant whistles?


If you mean redundancy as in multiple whistles, yes, that's a good idea. On my hiking backpacks I attached a whistle on each of the main zippers. Why not? It is light, inexpensive and serves a practical purpose.

If you want inexpensive redundancy, then I recommend these fake Fox 40 whistles that are just as loud as the real thing:
http://www.amazon.com/Price-10-Pieces-Pe...4448&sr=8-2

(Do an Internet to find an even lower price elsewhere.)
Gotta go with the advice here about quality.

I got 2 of the ACR and one the bottom fell off out of the package,so I glued it back.So much for the 'name' brand whistle


EDIT-The 10 pack of fake fox arrived,they are LOUD!Louder than the ACR IMO (ears only,no db reading). Dont have a fox to compare it to,but seems solid enough and very loud,easy to blow.I call it a winner.But Im a whistle novice so bear that in mind,just my opinion.


After playing with both and reading more,found Im not the only person thats had an ACR fail at the lanyard/bottom section just falling off.

The fox 40 knockoffs seem very nice.Recommend those highly,big bang for the buck

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