FOR SALE NEW AND USED PARACHUTES

 

 

UPDATED 10 FEB 20. I'm constantly updating my demo model parachutes. See photos below. Most are less than one year old. All are for sale and all are in excellent to like new condition. They have been in very few aircraft and are a great buy and of course a great savings.

 

 

NOTICE

Ask about my liberal trade-in policy.  If you own a Para-Phernalia Softie pilot emergency parachute and it's reaching (or has reached) the end of it's twenty year service life it's worth $300.00 towards the purchase of a new Softie pilot emergency parachute. All you have to do is return your overaged Softie (to me) and I'll credit you $300.00 towards the purchase of a new Softie parachute, of your choice. This includes custom colors a carry bag and free shipping in the U.S.

 

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Every used parachute receives a thorough inspection and any necessary repairs to make sure it's airworthy, before I'll place it on my website. A fair market value is placed on each parachute using the guidelines established in my article titled "Before You Buy Your Parachute" in the Articles section of my website. 

 

         To purchase an item below, or if you have a parachute you want to sell please email me or call 209-532-7070.

 

 

NOTE: ALL PHOTOS CAN BE ENLARGED

          BY CLICKING ON THEM. 

 

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USED PARACHUTES FOR SALE

 

ITEM #1

 

WEDGE SOFTIE (Back) WITH a SQUARE PARACHUTE) s/n 14220-SA, mfr. 9/19 by Para-Phernalia. This parachute has an aerobatic harness with B-12 snaps on the leg straps. It comes with a (Performance Design) PD-218 Ram-Air (square) canopy s/n 060290, mfr. 2/19. This parachute is brand new. It was returned because the wrong size was ordered. It is charcoal/smoke grey and comes with a matching carry bag. Shipping in the U.S. is included. The retail price of this parachute is $3550.00.

 

THE ONE REQUIREMENT FOR SOMEONE PURCHASING THIS PARACHUTE. YOU MUST RECEIVE TRAINING IN THE USE OF A RAM-AIR PARACHUTE. YOU DO NOT NECESSARILY HAVE TO MAKE A JUMP.  ALTHOUGH, THIS IS NOT A REQUIREMENT MANY PILOTS OPT TO MAKE A TANDEM OR ACCELERATED FREEFALL JUMP AND GET ACTUAL HANDS ON EXPERIENCE IN FLYING A RAM-AIR (SQUARE) PARACHUTE. YOU CAN ALSO GO THROUGH A GROUND SCHOOL, ONLY. I WILL NEED A CERTIFICATE OF TRAINING BEFORE I WILL RELEASE THIS PARACHUTE. Training typically will take just a few hours of your time and can be completed at a local drop zone. Another possibility is your parachute rigger. They may be able to assist and train you.

 

A ram-air parachute typically is purchased by people flying at high field elevations or weighing a few pounds more than......and want to have the ability to landing softly. There are drawbacks and many pluses to owning such a parachute. However, you cannot let someone without ram-air experience borrow it.

 

PRICE: $2950.00  (This is a savings of over $600.00 off retail)

REDUCED IN PRICE: 10 Feb 20

 

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ITEM #2

 

BETA BACK, s/n 22428, mfr. 6/09 by Butler Parachute Systems. The parachute inside is a 23.94' Steerable L0-Po 450, s/n 22184, mfr. 5/09 by Butler. It is rated at 150 KIAS with up to 285 lbs. The harness and container are royal blue with grey trim. It has a conventional harness with B-12 snaps on the leg and chest straps. Overall it is in good to very good condition. 

It comes with several amenities.  It has a removable sheepskin backpad and inflatable lumbar support. It also comes with one of my Deluxe SMAK Pak Survival Kits. The kit comes with a hook knife on the outside for cutting yourself free from your harness or seatbelts, if necessary. Inside are a signal mirror, whistle and fire starter leaving plenty of room for your locator beacon. It also is removable.

I estimate this parachute to have approximately nine years service life left on it. This parachute is good for any size person, but is especially good for someone over 225 lbs. Shipping is not included. It will also need a current repack.

 

 

PRICE: $1050.00

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IN STOCK (DEMO) & NEW BACK STYLE PARACHUTES

(MOST are available for immediate delivery)

SOFTIES ARE RATED AT A MINIMUM OF 150 KIAS WITH A MAX.OF 220 LBS. (100 KG)

 

The 9 photos below are the three color patterns

I try to keep in stock at all times.

 

NOTE: ALL PHOTOS CAN BE ENLARGED

          BY CLICKING ON THEM.

 

If you do not like the colors I have in stock but need a back style parachute yesterday "No Problem".Order what colors you would like for the harness and container. Do you want a conventional or aerobatic harness? I will send you a demo model that you can use until your custom order arrives. Shipping typically amounts to about $60.00 or less, each way, in the US. I will pick up the shipping charges to you on your new parachute when it arrives at my shop. If you order from my in stock parachutes the shipping in the US is also free. Below are photos of what I have in stock. Some have B-12 snaps on the leg straps and a thread thru chest strap and others have Quick Ejector snaps on the leg straps. Some are new and some have been in a few aircraft.

 

                         All are in excellent to new condition

 

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IN STOCK (DEMO) & NEW SEATPACK PARACHUTES

(MOST are available for immediate delivery)

 SOFTIES ARE RATED AT A MINIMUM OF 150 KIAS WITH A MAX.OF 220 LBS. (100 KG)

 

The 4 photos below are the two color patterns

I try to keep in stock at all times.

 

SOFTIE SEATPACKS: I try to keep (1-2) in stock at any one time. Most are ready for immediate delivery. All have conventional harnesses. If you do not like the colors I have in stock but need a seatpack parachute yesterday "No Problem". Order what colors you would like for the harness and container. Do you want a conventional or aerobatic harness? I will then send you a demo model that you can use until your custom order arrives. The shipping charges for a demo typically is about $60.00 or less, each way, in the US. I will pick up the shipping charges to you on your new parachute when it arrives at my shop. If you order from my in stock parachutes the shipping in the US is free. Below are photos of what I have in stock. They all have B-12 snaps on the leg straps and a thread thru chest strap. If you want quick ejector snaps that would be a custom order. Some are new and some have  been in a few aircraft. Below are photos of what I have in stock.

 

                         All are in excellent to new condition

 

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To view the various snap options you have click on "Softie Parachutes" on the left. A drop down menu will appear. Click on "Options and Colors". Once on that page scroll down to view the options you can choose from.

 

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