The Mares Bolt SLS BCD is the perfect size for travel. The Mares Bolt SLS BCD is a giant step in the evolution of back mounted BCDs. The first thing you will notice when donning the Mares Bolt SLS BCD is the perfect fit. This new level of comfort is achieved via special shoulder pads which are longer, pre-shaped and reinforced, and which work in perfect unison with the lumbar suspension system. This suspension system is inspired by the design of modern hiking backpacks; the system avoids direct contact between the body and the tank support. Mares Bolt SLS BCD features 6 stainless steel 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.
Air-cell is separated from the harness, resulting in unrestricted freedom of movement. The bladder is equipped with bungee cords that will aid in a low profile when it is inflated and facilitates rapid deflation when dumping air. Mares Bolt 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 right. 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.
Mares Bolt SLS BCD provides 46 lbs. (21 kg) of lift capacity in size large, yet is streamline and weighs only 8.6 lbs. (3.9 kg). 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. Mares Bolt SLS BCD provides storage when needed with its roll-down cargo pocket. The Bolt SLS BCD has Mares Slide & 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 Mares Bolt SLS BCD is equipped with smart trim weight positioning for a balanced feel when diving.
The Slide & Lock System (SLS) weight pockets have sturdy zipper closures and are easy to slide into the Mares Bolt SLS BCD even when wearing thick gloves. The SLS is the safest system available and come in weight capacities of 9 lbs. and 13 lbs. (4 kg and 6 kg) weight capacities. For a balanced weight distribution, the Mares Bolt SLS BCD also has a rear weight trim pockets with a weight capacity of 5 lbs. (2.27 kg). SLS weight and trim pockets will work with block or soft pouch weights. BCD comes with an owner's manual.
Mares Bolt SLS BCD Special Features:
Superbly comfortable and stable back buoyancy BC with 21kg lift (46 lbs)
Swivel shoulder buckles
Smart trim weight positioning
SLS weight system
Roll-down cargo pocket
Visual confirmation of proper weight pouch insertion
Personalizable label on weight pockets
Code - 417362
Weight system - SLS
Lift - 200N (Size L)
Material - Cordura 420
Rings - 6 Stainless steel
Weight - 3.9kg (Size L)
Backpack - Monoplate
Weightsystem Capacity - XS-M:4kg/9lbs - L-XL:6kg/13lbs
Backmounted - Air-cell separated from the harness, resulting in unrestricted freedom of movement.
Ergo Inflator - The standard inflation and deflation control device used in sanctioned training programs. Intuitive use and secure grip.
Mares Bolt SLS BCD Available Sizes:
XS - 46lbs lift
SM - 46lbs lift
MD - 46lbs lift
LG - 46lbs lift
XL - 46lbs lift