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Maximus Prime PFD

 
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Maximus Prime PFD - _mxpmaximusprimepfd1-1385997390
Maximus Prime PFD - _mxpmaximusprimepfd-1385997390

Gear Info

Brand
Kokatat

5350 Ericson Way
Arcata
CA 95521
USA

Phone: +1 800.225.9749 / +1 707.822.7621

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Gear Type
Model Year
2013
Designer
Eric and Dane Jackson
Material(s)
500 denier Cordura® outer shell
Available Colors
Red
Available Sizes
youth L/adult XXS- 69-81, XS/S - 81-97, M/L- 102-117, XL/XXL - 122-140
Floatation (PFD)
BUOYANCY LB./OZ.
XS/S (16/05), M/L (17/05), XL/XXL (18/00)
The Maximus Prime was designed for all paddling disciplines with input from Eric and Dane Jackson. It is a Type 5 Rescue version of the new Maximus PFD platform featuring the Dynamic Suspension System (DSS). DSS features wide, contoured shoulder straps that allow an independently suspended front flotation panel to move with the paddler. Additionally, webbing adjustments have been moved to the front of the vest for easy fit adjustments. Made with all Gaia® foam, the Prime also features a quick release safety harness with O-ring.


Features
• 500 denier Cordura® outer shell
• Front-and-center webbing adjustments
• Low profile, fully adjustable, side-entry design
• Wide, contoured neoprene shoulder straps for unsurpassed comfort and mobility
• Dynamic Suspension System (DSS) allows unrestricted movement of front flotation panels
• Front lash tab, strobe anchor on vest back
• Large, gusseted front pocket
• Quick release chest harness and O-ring, tether/tow system ready
• Stretch mesh sleeve for cowtail or River Tow Tether (tether sold separately)

User reviews

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A great Whitewater rescue PFD.

Review

Affiliated
Yes
About Me
I paddle a lot and I want a PFD which can keep up with me. A rescue vest which is comfortable to wear for whole days and functional enough that it can carry all of the essential safety kit.
Pros / The Good
Great new fit. I had a Ronin Pro before which I liked, but the fit design in the new Maximus Prime is light years better. More of the floatation is lower down around the waist and out of the way. The two piece DSS system allows for unrestricted movement and great comfort.
Cons / The Bad
When I first removed the tags and put it on I thought it was a little big on the chest, however after wearing a few times it moulded well to fit my body and made a perfect fit. It just needed a little time to break in.

I wish the pocket was a little bigger, with a larger opening, but other than that I have no criticism
Recommend
Yes
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