I do check mine often. Just because of the weight of the cartridge I've always worried about it unscrewing.
I've been using my inflatable for the past couple of trips because of the heat - realized I hadn't checked it in a while, and the compressed air cartridge was completely unscrewed from the arming...
One of my best investments have to be my inflatable pfd. I have walked into my house just to find the wife and kids laughing at me because I still had it on.
Two BCKFC members are featured in CCA's TIDE magazine for July/August.
Ben Roussel is interviewed in the article "Decisions, Decisions, Decisions" and discusses his thoughts on choosing the right...