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Orion Safety 956

The Orion Safety 956 is another easy to use and safe distress signal. Simply peel off the black top, unscrew the orange cap, and then strike it to produce a large dense orange cloud. Use it only during the day when an aircraft or another vessel is sighted.

Our Overall Review

We have thoroughly tested - and read reviews from other experts and users. In summary, this is what we think:

4.7

Things we like:

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    Simple to operate
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    Good visibility

Things we don't like:

  • check-markIneffective at nighttime

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Orion Safety 956

Specs & Features

  • Burn time: up to 1 minute each
  • Visibility: 5 miles
  • USCG Approved for daytime use only
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Related Reviews

Our Overall Review

We have thoroughly tested - and read reviews from other experts and users. In summary, this is what we think:

4.7

Things we like:

  • check-mark
    Simple to operate
  • check-mark
    Good visibility

Things we don't like:

  • check-markIneffective at nighttime

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