Sherwood AXIS BCD with Gemini Octopus


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About Sherwood AXIS BCD with Gemini Octopus

Comfort that is what everyone wants in a Buoyancy Compensator. Being comfortable is one of the most essential elements that determines whether or not you're having a pleasant diving experience. Achieving and maintaining neutral buoyancy is a necessary skill to be comfortable in the water. Nothing makes your command of this skill easier than the new AXIS BC. Whether the sewn-in back pack that provides unprecedented stability with the tank, the convenience of the back-mounted flotation cell, or the time-proven, reliable, easy-to-operate CQR3 integrated weight system that secures the placement of your weights, you can expect comfort with the new AXIS. Finishing details such as the plush interior with a comfort neckline, convenient pockets with zipper closures, the high-grade materials, and rear-mounted trim weight pockets all lead to a buoyancy compensator that will maximize your diving convenience and comfort.

The design of the AXIS and simplified harness system allows you to get into the gear with minimum of adjustments. These features make this BC a favorite of novice as well as advanced divers. The AXIS BCD has 2-Waist Mounted Stainless Steel D-Rings for Accessory Attachment. The BCD comes equipped an AKONA Safety Tube Surface Signaling Device in Custom Pocket. The System is ready for optional AKONA Pro-Kit Retractor & Flashlight (see SKU's: GNSRK or GNSRKL).

The CQR-3 Weight Integrating System has a Releasable Weight Capacity of 20lbs (9kg) with 2-Non-Releasing Trim Weight Pockets with a Weight Capacity of 10lbs (4.5kg) for Enhanced-Stability. The BCD has a Lift Range from 23lbs to 42lbs (10.4kg to 19kg) depending on BCD Size. The AXIS BCD is equipped with Torso Adjustable Shoulder Straps, Adjustable Sternum and Waist Straps all employing Squeeze-Style" Side-Release Buckles for Easy-Donning-and-Doffing. BCD comes with an Owner's Manual and is covered by a 24 month limited warranty.

The Sherwood Gemini gives you exceptional breathing performance without any in-water adjustments required. Made with durable materials, the Gemini gives you superior performance that you would expect from a primary regulator. The Gemini replaces the conventional BC power inflator and backup second stage regulator. With this two-in-one breathing device, an extra hose is eliminated, giving you a less cumbersome dive. The power inflation, oral inflation, and exhaust trim valve are designed to remain similar to standard BC inflators, so you are already familiar with the Gemini's operating system.

When you're taught how to dive you are given practice in buoyancy control more than any other skill. Once you start to dive every time you go underwater, fin the reef, or surface you use buoyancy control. All this time your octopus second stage regulator hangs un-used and out of mind. When a real life out-of-air situation occurs, the stress and anxiety mounts, and you find yourself fumbling for a piece of equipment you never use the Octopus! Combining your inflator devise (that you use on every dive) with your octopus Regulator assures your ability to react properly when an out-of-air emergency occurs. Be a safe diver with the Gemini Breathable Inflator. The Gemini comes equipped with an Owner's Manual; a 3/8" Threaded High-Flow Quick-Disconnect Hose and is covered by a Limited Lifetime Warranty.

Sherwood AXIS BCD with Gemini Octopus Features

  • Compact Back Mount Air Cell Great for Travel
  • Stainless Steel D-Rings for Accessory Attachment
  • New CQR 3 Weight System:
    Releasable Weight Capacity: 20lbs (9kg)
    Non-Releasable Trim Weight Pockets Capacity: 10lbs (4.5kg)
    Trim Pockets: Enhanced-Stability
  • Lift Range: From 23lbs to 42lbs (10.4kg to 19kg) Depending on BCD Size
  • AKONA Safety Tube Surface Signaling Device included in Custom Pocket
  • Zippered Pockets for Accessory Storage
  • Optional AKONA Pro-Kit Retractor & Flashlight (see SKU's: GNSRK or GNSRKL)
  • Torso Adjustable Shoulder Straps
  • Adjustable Sternum and Waist Straps
  • All Straps Equipped with Squeeze-Style" Side-Release Buckles for Easy-Donning-and-Doffing
  • Owner's Manual
  • 2 Year Limited Warranty
  • Octopus Regulator: Sherwood Gemini Breathable Inflator
  • Increased Safety in Out-of-Air Emergencies
  • Lightweight, Streamline, Eliminates Backup-Regulator (Octopus)
  • Simple, Yet Reliable Classic Downstream Demand Valve
  • One-Hand Operation for Instinctive and Simple Operation
  • Eliminates a Hose
  • Easier to Use then Octopus
  • 3/8" Threaded High-Flow Low-Pressure Hose
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty: Free Parts for Life (Restrictions Apply)

Sherwood AXIS BCD with Gemini Octopus Specifications

Sherwood Gemini Breathable Inflator
2'Nd Stage Type
Downstream Demand Valve
Hose Thread
Sherwood Axis Bcd
Bc Body
Back Inflator
Buoyancy Bag
Sm: 23Lbs (10.4Kg), Md: 28Lbs (12.7Kg), Lg: 37Lbs (16.8Kg), Xl: 42Lbs (19Kg)
3 Dump/Overpressure Relief
2 Zippered, 1 Velcro
Shoulder Straps
Torso Adjustable
Stainless Steel Rings
Yes, 2
Waist Strap
Adjustable Waist Webbing
Chest Buckle
Adjustable Sternum Strap
Oral Inflator
Sherwood Gemini Inflator/Octopus Regulator
Weight Integrated
Weight Capacity
Releasable: 20Lbs (9Kg), Non-Releasable: 10Lbs (4.5Kg)
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