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Mares Quantum BCD with SLS Weight System

$759.00  $645.00
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  • Model: MARES-417357
  • Brand: Mares
  • EAN: 0792460214904

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Product Description

The Mares Quantum SLS BCD is the start of a new generation of Mares jacket BCDs with great comfort and practicality for any level of diver. The jacket style design will remind you of the BCD you learned to dive in, but the enhancements all over the jacket will make this your chosen BCD for life. Swivelling shoulder strap buckles add comfort and the monoplate backplate combined with the lift allow the Quantum to take Twins with an upgrade.

The Mares Quantum BCD offers all the performance of a luxury BCD, no compromises! A new BCD boasting exceptional sturdiness and stability, and introducing many innovative design ideas. Mono-plate backpack, it can support single or double tanks with a cylinder capacity of twin 12 litre (80's) when equipped with optional double tank strap.

The Mares Quantum BCD with SLS is a giant step in the evolution of full jacket BCDs. Quantum BCD with SLS features 6 stainless steel D-rings plus 3 resistant techno-polymer D-rings for complete accessory attachment. Made of very tough 420 Cordura material, it will endure any exposure you submit it to and hold up to the test of time.

The Mares Quantum SLS BCD comes standard with 3 pull-dump/overpressure relief valves: one is incorporated into the top of the Ergo Inflator; another is located on the right shoulder; and a third is located on the rear lower left. Activation of the valves are made easy with both the upper and lower right valves coming with pull cords and the valve incorporated into the Ergo Inflator is activated by an internal cable attached to the inflator mechanism. Mares Ergo Inflator the standard inflation and deflation control device used in sanctioned training programs. Intuitive use and secure grip. The Ergo Inflator comes standard with a 3/8" threaded low pressure quick-disconnect hose.

This superbly comfortable and stable jacket style buoyancy BC provides 18 kg (40 lbs.) of lift capacity in size large, yet is streamline and weighs only 4.5 kg (9.9 lbs.). Shoulder straps with swivel action buckle design, adjustable chest strap and a waist strap are all equipped with squeeze-style side-release buckles that along with the adjustable cummerbund provide a custom fit and ease of donning/doffing.

BCD provides storage when needed with its zippered stretch cargo pockets. D-ring attachment on side lobe. Optional BCD Attachment Kit allow attachment of a selfie stick with camera for easy access and safe hands free storage. Openings on side lobes for hose storage provide diver with a streamline profile.

The Mares Quantum BCD with SLS has Mares Slide and Lock System (SLS) for weight release. This unique weight integrated BCD provides a visual confirmation of proper weight pouch insertion, so there is no guessing when you do your pre-dive check before entering the water. In addition the BCD is equipped with smart trim weight positioning for a balanced feel when diving.

The Slide and Lock System (SLS) weight pockets have sturdy zipper closures and are easy to slide into the BCD even when wearing thick gloves. The SLS is the safest system available and come in weight capacities of 4 kg and 6 kg (9 lbs. and 13 lbs.) weight capacities. SLS weight pockets will work with block or soft pouch weights.

BCD comes with an owner's manual.

Mares Quantum SLS BCB Features

  • Mono-Plate Backpack, Supports Single or Double Tanks
  • Giant Step in Evolution of Jacket Style BCDs
  • Multiple D-Rings:
    6 Stainless Steel D-Rings
    3 Resistant Techno-Polymer D-Rings
    All for Complete Accessory Attachment
  • Tough 420 Cordura Material, Endure Exposure Submitted, Holds-Up to Test of Time
  • 3 Pull-Dump/Overpressure Relief Valves:
    One Incorporated into Top of Ergo Inflator
    One On Right Shoulder
    Third Located on Rear Lower Right of Bladder
    Easy Activation; Pull Cords and Cable Activated Ergo Inflator Valve
  • Mares Ergo Inflator:
    Used in Sanctioned Training Programs
    Intuitive Use and Secure Grip
    Comes with 3/8" Threaded LP Quick-Disconnect Hose
  • Provides 18 kg (40 lbs.) Lift (Size Large)
  • Shoulder Straps w/Swivel Action Buckle Design
  • Adjustable Chest Strap
  • Waist Strap w/Adjustable Cummerbund
  • Torso and Chest Straps Equipped w/Squeeze-Style Side-Release Buckles
  • Waist Strap w/Traditional Latch Style Steel Buckle
  • Custom Fit and Ease of Donning/Doffing
  • Zippered Stretch Cargo Pockets
  • Openings On Side Lobes for Hose Storage, Streamline Profile
  • Options:
    Twin Cylinder Bands
    Cylinder Capacity: Twin 12 litre or S80
    BCD Attachment Kit
    Allows Attachment of Selfie Stick w/Camera
    Hands Free Secure Storage
  • Mares Slide and Lock System (SLS):
    Ultimate Weight-Release System
    Visual Confirmation of Proper Weight Pouch Insertion
    No Guessing in Pre-Dive Gear Check
    Weight Capacities of 4 kg and 6 kg (9 lbs. and 13 lbs.), Size Dependent
    Sturdy Zipper Closures
    Rear Smart Trim Weight Non-Releasable Pockets
    Work with Block
  • Weight: 4.5 kg (9.9 lbs.), Size Large
  • Owner's Manual

Mares Quantum SLS BCD Size Chart

Size Height (cm) Weight (kg) Hips (cm)
XS <165 <55 70-94
S 160-175 50-70 70-94
M 165-170 60-80 85-112
L 170-185 70-90 96-121
XL >180 >80 108-136

Note: This item cannot be delivered outside of Australia.

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