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About Mares Prestige BCD with MRS Plus Weight Pockets

Robust and sturdy Jacket Style BCD thanks to a masterful combination of different kinds of 1,000 Cordura/Polyurethane, carefully crafted down to the smallest detail. The long backpack with handle for better stability, the 2" (50 mm) abdominal closure and dual-adjustment chest closure, the large zippered self-draining three-dimensional pockets, the bladder with its enveloping fit, the adjustable cummerbund, the backpack cover, and the padded shoulder straps are a few of the features designed to provide complete comfort.

Compartment for using fixed weights. Rear non-releasable weights holding 5.5 lbs (2.5 kg) per pocket, secured with quick release buckles. High Lift, this design characteristic means high lift capacity across all sizes 45 lbs (20.5 kg) in large size compared to traditional bladder constructions. Demanding and technical divers are supported even when loaded by the weight of heavy tanks and many accessories. You'll have plenty of places to attach those accessories with the 4 Stainless Steel D-Rings bent at a 30- angle for ease of use, 2 Heavy-Duty Techno-Polymer D-Rings and grommets for Mares Force Knife Collection. High lift is also ideal for recreational divers who don't like compromises and limitations for their activity. Enjoy Diving.

Buoyancy control is established with the Ergo Inflator, Shoulder Pull Dump and rear quick-dump/over-pressure relief valve. The Ergo is the standard inflation/deflation control unit on Mares BCD's, the Ergo inflator has been designed according to ergonomic guidelines. Intuitive to use and offers maximum grip. With adjustable chest strap, and lots of lift 45 lbs (20.5 kg) in the large size makes this one great BCD. Prestige comes in six sizes and has a 24 month limited warranty.

Warranty Information

This product has a limited warranty of 24 months.

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(800) 323-0465

Mares Prestige BCD with MRS Plus Weight Pockets Features

  • Jacket Style BC
  • Dual-Adjustment Chest Strap
  • 4 Stainless Steel D-Rings, 30° angle
  • Anatomical Shoulder Straps with Airnet Padding
  • Materials: Cordura 1000/ Polyureathane
  • High Lift
  • Rear Non-Releasable Weight Pockets
  • 50mm Abdominal Closure
  • Long Backpack with Handle and Padded Cover
  • Adjustable Cummerbund
  • Self-Draining Zippered 3D Pockets
  • 2 Heavy-Duty Techno-Polymer D-Rings
  • Grommets for Optional Force Knife
  • Ergo Inflator
  • Shoulder Pull Dump
  • Rear Quick-Dump/Over-Pressure Relief Valve
  • MRS Plus System 13 lbs (6 kg) Capacity Most Sizes
  • 2 Year Limited Warranty

Mares Prestige BCD with MRS Plus Weight Pockets Specifications

Bc Body
Jacket
Buoyancy Bag
31.5 Lbs (14.3 Kg) Xxs/Xs, 33.72 Lbs (15.3 Kg) S, 36 Lbs (16.3 Kg) M, 45 Lbs (20.4 Kg) L, 52.8 Lbs (24 Kg) Xl
Valves
Rear Dump/Over Pressure Relief/Shoulder Pull Dump
Pockets
2 Zippered
Shoulder Straps
Torso Adjustable
Stainless Steel Rings
Yes 4, 2 Techno-Polymer
Waist Strap
Adjustable Cummerbund
Chest Buckle
Adjustable Sternum
Oral Inflator
Ergo Power Inflator
Materials
1000 Cordura, Polyurethane, Techno-Polymer, Aisi 304 Stainless Steel
Weight Integrated
Yes
Weight Capacities
26 Lbs (12 Kg) Mrs, 10 Lbs (4.5 Kg) Trim
Weight
9.7 Lbs (4.4 Kg)
Available in the Following Colors:
Black/Red, Black/Silver
Available in the Following Sizes:
Large, Medium, Small, X-Large, X-Small, XX-Small
Weight [with packaging]
X-Small: 10.1 lb,
XX-Small: 10.15 lb,
Medium: 10.5 lb,
Large: 10.65 lb,
X-Large: 10.75 lb,
Small: 11.3 lb
Mfr #
SKU
MRSPRM

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4.0

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88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable (8)
  • Easily adjustable (7)
  • Durable (5)
  • Lots of features (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Recreation (5)
  • Warm water (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Advanced (6)
    • Diving Type:
    • Open water diving (9), Drift diving (5), Night diving (4), Wreck diving (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (7)

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5.0

Mares prestige BCD

By Dave

from Massachusetts

About Me Advanced

Pros

  • Comfortable
  • Durable
  • Easily Adjustable
  • Lots Of Features

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Mares Prestige BCD with MRS Plus Weight Pockets:

      This Marrs BCD worked tremendously well!!
      It was exceptionally easy to use the weight
      Integrated system . We dove in Rhode Island
      And it was very easy to use

      • Diving Type:
      • Open Water Diving
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      5.0

      Nice

      By Rich

      from Sparta tn

      About Me Advanced

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Comfortable
      • Durable
      • Easily Adjustable
      • Lots Of Features

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Recreation
        • Warm Water

        Comments about Mares Prestige BCD with MRS Plus Weight Pockets:

        Wife loves it, nuff said!

        • Diving Type:
        • Open Water Diving
        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes

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        5.0

        This thing is awesome!

        By Fyr-Fytr

        from Southern Oregon

        About Me Casual/ Recreational

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        Pros

        • Comfortable
        • Durable
        • Easily Adjustable
        • Lots Of Features

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Cold Water
          • Recreation
          • Warm Water

          Comments about Mares Prestige BCD with MRS Plus Weight Pockets:

          The guys at the local dive shop do not carry Mares products, but they were REALLY impressed when I showed up for a dive with it. The integrated weight system works really well; it has large pockets; plenty of accessory attachment locations; trim pouches on the back; and it fits like a glove!
          I am a firefighter and I prefer my BC to fit a little snug like my SCBA (breathing apparatus) would. This has plenty of adjustments to get the feel I want. I am 6 ft, 210 and bought a Large - but like I said, I prefer it snug (not tight) - I have seen people wear a BC where you could see daylight between their back and the back of the BC.
          Now my wife is going to start diving, and this will be the BC we get her, hands down. My other experiences were with ScubaPro BC's

          • Diving Type:
          • Drift Diving, Open Water Diving
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          4.0

          Skinny in the pockets

          By cj

          from Colorado Springs, Co

          About Me Advanced

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Comfortable
          • Durable
          • Easily Adjustable

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Mares Prestige BCD with MRS Plus Weight Pockets:

              Overall this is a great BCD. The only complaint I have is that the weight system takes up the pocket room. I used it for a rescue class and while there is plenty of room to store my pocket mask, once at the surface and my BC was inflated it was difficult to remove from the pocket.

              • Diving Type:
              • Drift Diving, Night Diving, Open Water Diving, Rescue Diving, Wreck Diving
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              5.0

              great bc for the money

              By pyro863

              from Ft Myers FL

              About Me Advanced

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Comfortable
              • Durable
              • Easily Adjustable

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Recreation
                • Warm Water

                Comments about Mares Prestige BCD with MRS Plus Weight Pockets:

                Just got the bc and was in the FL Keys for a weekend of diving.It was very comfortable and had no problems with the weight pockets they stayed secured.14 dives and not one complaint.

                • Diving Type:
                • Night Diving, Open Water Diving, Wreck Diving
                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                John M  I lost a weight pocket for this BCD - does Leisure Pro sell a weight pocket for this BCD separately ? If so what is the cost ?
                KEVIN F  They are sold in a pair. Currently priced at $39.95 http://www.leisurepro.com/p-mrswpmp/mares-mrs-plus-weight-pockets-for-all-mares-bcs-pair
                sungjun m  hi~ i'm korean diver... this bcd for my wife.. but my wife is very small girl.. so ....what size would be about right for my wife? my wife is 153 cm (5.01ft) / 45kg (99.2lb) i think xxs size.... answer me please~ please~ i'm really want to buy this bcd... wait ur answer~
                Steve S  I would recommend the size X-Small. That should fit her well. If she does not like the fit, you can exchange it for a different size using our PFF Guarantee.
                sungjun m  hi~ i'm korean diver... this bcd for my wife.. but my wife is very small girl.. so ....what size would be about right for my wife? my wife is 153 cm (5.01ft) / 45kg (99.2lb) i think xxs size.... answer me please~ please~ i'm really want to buy this bcd... wait ur answer~
                Steve S  I would recommend the size X-Small. That should fit her well. If she does not like the fit, you can exchange it for a different size using our PFF Guarantee.
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