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Old May 31st 06, 11:07 PM posted to rec.aviation.aerobatics
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Default Looking for used pilot parachute

Hi all!

Anybody have a back style pilot emergency parachute they would like to
sell?

I am looking for something under 20 years old and under $500. If so
please email me at

Thanks!
Bob

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Old June 1st 06, 03:06 PM posted to rec.aviation.aerobatics
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Default Looking for used pilot parachute

I have a Long Softie for sale.

Here are the specs

PARA-PHERNALIA, Inc.
Model Long Softie p/n 20504
Long Softie type pack
Aerobatic type harness
Color Dark Blue pack
S/N 3171-SA
Rated up to 230 lbs.
Max Opening speed 150 knots
Date Manufacture 9-93 (that makes it less than 13 years old)
Good shape
Canopy has had some minor repairs over the years

I still use it in my Eagle as a spare, and usually have it packed
every year once, and am having it packed right now, will have it back
Tuesday next week for shipment if you want it.

Will sell for $500.00 with a current pack
New ones sell for $1625

Here is what their web site says about this chute

The chair style Long Softie is designed to conform to and maximize the
comfort of the contoured seating found in todays high performance
gliders and aerobatic aircraft.

The Long Softie is available in either 180 lb.(13" wide) or 240 lb.
(15"
wide) versions.

Container specifications: 2.25" thick x 13" or 15" wide x 35" long.
Canopy Type: Steerable Conical. Total weight: 15 lbs.
The chair style Long Softie is designed to conform to and maximize the
comfort of the contoured seating found in todays high performance
gliders and aerobatic aircraft.

The Long Softie is available in either 180 lb.(13" wide) or 240 lb.
(15" wide) versions. It is available with either our standard H harness
or our unique crossover style Aerobatic Harness.

Container specifications: 2.25" thick x 13" or 15" wide x 35" long.
Canopy Type: Steerable Conical. Total weight: 16 lbs.


over easy wrote:
Hi all!

Anybody have a back style pilot emergency parachute they would like to
sell?

I am looking for something under 20 years old and under $500. If so
please email me at

Thanks!
Bob


 




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