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Solutions to protect you so you can focus on what you do best
Ice rescue
Just 20 minutes leads to hypothermia
Ice Commander
Seemless integration into your lifestyle
Comfortable and Safe
Improved visual detection in water
On-Water Visibility
Professional safety flotation solutions

When your daily work environment is dynamic and unpredictable, you need mobility and durability.

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Mustang Survival
Downhill ski rope tow in action

The natural tendancy of rope to revolve under tension is a hazard in standard rope.

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Ski Tow Rope
First responder geared up in Mustang Survival

With any first responder operations, you don't get a second chance when lives are on the line.

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Public Safety
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Serious products for serious users. Innovative protective garments for demanding users.

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Mustang Survival

Welcome to MACHOVEC

Machovec is a leading distributor of Mustang Survival products. For more than 45 years Mustang Survival has been committed to providing life support solutions for people exposed to the most hazardous environments. Through constant innovation and application of new technologies, Mustang Survival has established themselves as a leading supplier of survival solutions to the most demanding military, professional and recreational users.

Browse for Mustang Survival products by going to our online Catalog Index

Mustang Survival's teams of scientists, engineers, and designers have studied the complex dynamics that occur when the human body is subjected to variable wave actions and variable sea states. In fact, they re-create these environmental conditions to test their products. Mustang Survival's expertise regarding the physics of human flotation, combined with an in-depth knowledge of the user's activities enables them to develop solutions that integrate seamlessly into the lives and the work of the end user.

Numerous regulatory bodies, that work to ensure your personal safety, strictly regulate flotation devices. Mustang Survival works closely with these agencies and has been a major contributor in setting safety standards.


From commercial fishermen and industrial marine workers to law enforcement officers, Mustang Survival designs industry leading personal protection equipment.


The best personal flotation device (PFD) is the one you wear. That's why choosing a PFD that fits comfortably and made for your activity is important.

Coast Guard

We offer a wide range of practical solutions with Coast Guard markings and colors to meet mission requirements.


We offer a line of flotation products constructed of ANSI approved high visibility material.


Mustang Survival designs complete defense and security solutions as if their own lives depended on them because they know your lives do.


Reliable performance with minimal impact, burden or ergonomic challenges within the aircraft.

Law Enforcement

As a law enforcement professional, you want nothing less than the most reliable, comfortable and durable products to protect you.


Safety gear that is warm, comfortable and camouflage, perfect for constant wear. The key to hunting is patience and proper equipment..

Dave Mercer

"WARNING - The new Mustang Elite™ Inflatable PFD is so comfortable your buddies may make fun of you after you forget to take it off when you get back to shore...well at least that's what my friends did!"

-Host of TV's Fact's of Fishing & Bassmaster Emcee

Rope & Cordage

Machovec retails and wholesales quality industrial, lockline, mooring line, agricultural, arborist, theater and stage, marine, yachting and sailing ropes and cordage. Our rope and cord products range from natural manila to synthetic nylon, polypropylene, polysteel & polyester braided, double braided and twisted styles.

Our business revolves around quality rope products and individualized customer service. Our sales staff are experts in the rope business. We know our ropes and their applications, performance specifications, and standards for strength and usage.

Rope Cutting Gun

Make your splicing projects go smoother and look more professional.

Quick Winder™

Keeps rope untangled, well stowed and in good condition.

Snow Tow

Specifically manufactured with high resistance to the severe abrasive wear of dragging over snow.


Fuzzy soft polyester cover yarns serve to diffuse heat build up and offers excellent abrasion resistance.


We offer in-house splicing or FREE splicing instructions.

Crowd Control

Rugged, heavy-duty construction posts offer protable crowd control in minutes.

Rescue Rope

The highest quality multi-filament polypropylene and nylon water rescue rope available.


Made from natural fiber which means it's environmentally friendly. Great for many landscape projects.

...and Quick Winder™

Polyethylene rope from Machovec
quickwinder by reel-a-pail from machovec
rescue rope tender kit from machovec

Seahorse Life Jackets and Ring Buoys

Put the Seahorse to work for you

Taylortec has served safety requirements on ferry boats, cruise ships, wharves, docks, off-shore oil platforms, excursion boats, work boats and other maritime enterprises since 1964.

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Offshore Life Jackets

Seahorse offshore life jackets are designed with maximum bouyancy for high freeboard and quick righting of unconscious wearers.

Seahorse WV-10 work vest PFD
Work Vest

Seahorse work vest provides durability, comfort and safety to help meet your workers safety requitements and your bottom line.

Seahorse Ring Buoys and accessories
Ring Buoys and Accessories

Seahorse ring buoys are made of tough, high density, U.V. stabilized polyethylene which will not absorb water if punctured.


Seahorse LP-11 Type I lifejacket

This PFD is designed to extend survival in rough, open water. This is the best PFD to keep you afloat in remote regions where rescue may be slow in coming.

Seahorse Work Vest Type V WV-10

Special use PFD's include work vests, deck suits and hybrids for restricted use. Ideal for personnel working on or near the water requiring an approved vest.

Seahorse Coast Guard approved ring buoys

These are designed to be thrown to a person in the water. They are not designed to be worn and must be supplimented by a rearable PFD.


We offer unrivalled product knowledge.

As a small business, we are able to respond quickly to the needs of our customers and deliver superior customer service.

Whether you need help deciding which rope you need for your application, or which Mustang Survival product might best serve your needs, have a question about any of our products, or just want to make sure we really are as human as we claim... just call us 763-263-9835 or click the button to learn more about us!

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Learn what our customer have to say

What our Clients Say!

I called several dealers listed on the Mustang Survival web site but nobody had the PFD I wanted in stock. I did a quick search on Google and Machovec came up right away. I called, they had the vest I wanted in stock and it arrived a few days later. They were able to answer all my questions regarding the vest and other Mustang Survival products. I can't say enough how impressed I was with Machovec!

image01Dan Steinberg | CFO - Gulf International

Something Else our Clients Say!

Machovec is fantastic company to work with. Their knowledge of rope and cordage is amazing. They took the time to ask questions about my application needs and educated me about which rope would best suit my requirements. Their knowledge and attention saved me time and money.

Betty JohnsonBetty Johnson | Procurement Specialist - Fredson Supply Group

Best Tow Rope on the market!

We have been associated with Machovec for over 8 years. We feel they provide the best rope on the market and the only rope we use to make our tow ropes.

Jess KellerJess Keller | Purchasing - Chapman Tow Ropes

To the rescue!

If your looking for top of the line product, service and more than industry standards. If your looking for quality, in every detail of doing business, If your looking for the right equipment that you can be confident with, then you need Machovec.

Laura HughesLaura Hughes | Publisher/Editor - Minnesota Backwoods Bulletin