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Security 250 Chutes For Sale

EAABipe40FF

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Wes convinced me that the Security 250's are a poor choice. At 210# and 70 years old he suggested that if used, I would be hitting he ground like a sack of coal thrown off a train....or something like that. They are a poor fit in the AD anyway, I need a seat chute.

That said I guess I would consider selling them. Or maybe keep one as a spare.(or as Wes suggested, use for a plane cover)

If you are younger and lighter they may be an option? I think the glider guys still use them?

Last packed about year ago. $350 ea. $650 for both. I will pay shipping.

If one or both fail repack I will refund purchase price if you pay return shipping.

Crap shoot but the best I can do

(return packed/same condition as received. My rigger moved away and I don't have a local rigger or I'd have them inspected)

PM or 540 931 4763

If Wes or other rigger want to comment feel free.

Jack
 

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Hi Jack,
I have a Security 150 and the rigger I use told me a few years ago he wouldn't repack mine (or any similar vintage 250/350) due to age and acid mesh manufacturing notes. From what I could gather his info was off (FAA doesn't life limit chutes, only the mfgr can). Anyhow, if anybody has any recent info on them or knows of a rigger that will repack one, let me know. I know some folks can afford a new chute or will emphasize the overarching safety concerns of old equipment, but I'd be interested in what others have done with thier Security chutes. I loved my 150 for comfort.
 

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As far as I could find the 250 and maybe the 150 didn't or never had the acid mesh issue. It seems the 350 did. The issue did in the company.

It seems the company tried their best to get the FAA to issue an AD. If they could have gotten the chutes taken out of service their lessened liability might have allowed them to secure insurance?

No AD=No insurance= No company........

Oh well

Pure hearsay

Sorry I no longer have a local rigger.

Jack
 

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