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mileena202

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Message Posted: Aug 28, 2012 4:35:26 PM

I used to have them. I recently went to by some more, but the department store I went to (WalMart) only sold a huge kit, which had substandard ones, plus everything else I did not need, like jumper cables and a small wrench.

For triangles I want one that are US DOT wind-rated for 40 or 50 mph. I used to have cheap plastic ones I bought for a few dollars, but those would have blown away awfully fast.
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delgadobb
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Message Posted: Apr 14, 2014 6:00:51 AM

No.

As an alternative, I keep an eight-sided flashlight device that has multiple settings for emergency situations. It basically replaces the function of flares should I need to be parked at the side of the road. I check the batteries yearly, that's it.
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dgsteven
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Message Posted: Apr 14, 2014 3:05:00 AM

yes
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Jmac2008
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Message Posted: Apr 14, 2014 2:14:12 AM

Yes
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55Russ
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Message Posted: Apr 14, 2014 1:28:25 AM

No
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Norm1947
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Message Posted: Apr 14, 2014 12:48:22 AM

no
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txoutlawgas
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2014 11:49:48 PM

Carry flares in both vehicles, along with flashlights, fire extinguishers, battery packs,
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Awing1
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2014 6:55:09 PM

No.
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justinemt14
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2014 5:46:25 PM

Both
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dandeeman
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2014 4:52:45 PM

NOPE
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d_clark
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2014 12:33:54 PM

no
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eB40
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2014 12:09:29 PM

No
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Moe86
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2014 12:58:40 AM

No.
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Norm1947
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2014 12:29:02 AM

no
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ricebike
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2014 12:25:38 AM

no flares... just triangles
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morrongiello
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Message Posted: Apr 11, 2014 7:38:24 PM

not anymore (used to have triangles)
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cDagasGo
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Message Posted: Apr 11, 2014 6:52:22 PM

No
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Birkut
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2014 6:10:50 AM

No, but i should. You never know when you will need to use it.
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MertieMan
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2014 5:57:16 AM

Nope, just on my bus.
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Thumper52
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2014 5:43:15 AM

No
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Thumper52
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2014 5:42:59 AM

No
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dieselpower2014
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2014 2:07:13 AM

nope
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Message Posted: Apr 6, 2014 3:48:15 PM

NOPE
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luvmyrv
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Message Posted: Apr 6, 2014 3:42:51 PM

no but thinking about getting some for our trailer.
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Gabilondo
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Message Posted: Apr 6, 2014 12:37:57 PM

no
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Message Posted: Apr 6, 2014 12:33:14 PM

No
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Message Posted: Apr 2, 2014 6:52:19 AM

No..........
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Message Posted: Apr 1, 2014 9:56:31 AM

no
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contiki
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Message Posted: Apr 1, 2014 9:51:02 AM

no.........
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cDagasGo
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2014 4:58:18 PM

No
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Awing1
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Message Posted: Mar 24, 2014 8:54:35 AM

No, I don't.
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Message Posted: Mar 24, 2014 8:52:35 AM

no
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Message Posted: Mar 24, 2014 7:26:19 AM

Yes
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contiki
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Message Posted: Mar 24, 2014 7:22:25 AM

No........
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eB40
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Message Posted: Mar 24, 2014 6:44:16 AM

Not since the 60's
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Message Posted: Mar 20, 2014 5:45:54 PM

no
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Message Posted: Mar 20, 2014 5:24:54 PM

No
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contiki
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Message Posted: Mar 20, 2014 3:37:45 PM

no.......
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dandeeman
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Message Posted: Mar 20, 2014 3:17:53 PM

NOPE
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bhWY
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Message Posted: Mar 20, 2014 9:38:34 AM

have a safety kit with both flares and a triangle that I carry in each vehicle.
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eyegotgas2
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Message Posted: Mar 20, 2014 8:04:08 AM

Yes but never had to use them.
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Message Posted: Mar 20, 2014 7:24:19 AM

no
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Message Posted: Mar 16, 2014 5:24:33 PM

no
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Message Posted: Mar 16, 2014 4:28:16 PM

No
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luvmyrv
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Message Posted: Mar 16, 2014 3:15:08 PM

no but keeping meaning to buy some.
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dandeeman
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Message Posted: Mar 16, 2014 2:19:46 PM

NOPE
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Message Posted: Mar 16, 2014 11:28:16 AM

No.........
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Message Posted: Mar 16, 2014 11:24:41 AM

no
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Message Posted: Mar 16, 2014 7:23:38 AM

No
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cv
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Message Posted: Mar 12, 2014 6:46:19 AM

No, I have not done that....yet.
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Message Posted: Mar 12, 2014 4:26:54 AM

No
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