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Apeks

Black Ice BCD

£415.00 RRP £611.00 SKU: 48657-1

Rated 4.5 out of 5
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Apeks Black Ice BCD
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Apeks
Black Ice BCD

£415.00 RRP £611.00 SKU: 48657-1

Rated 4.5 out of 5
12 Reviews

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Apeks

Black Ice BCD

£415.00 RRP £611.00 Out Of Stock

Brand: Apeks

Model: Black Ice BCD

SKU: 48657-1

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The Apeks Black Ice BCD has been designed for the most serious of recreational divers in mind. From Tech to Rec the Black Ice can meet all your demands and do it well. Designed to provide the comfort desired for daily diving and the features needed to take you over the edge, the Black Ice is ideal for the diver who does it all.

 

With the Advanced Diver in Mind Apeks have designed the Black Ice to be rugged; made from abrasion resistant materials. Back inflation wing design produces a lot of lift without restricting movement and because all of the buoyancy is flat on your back it gives you a more natural position in the water.

 

Wrapture Harness System utilises patented swivel shoulder buckles and a proprietary, ultra thin backplate which increases comfort and stability. The wrapture system prevents the BC from "riding-up" on the surface when inflated by holding onto you. Out of the water, the thin backplate keeps the cylinder close to your centre of gravity and transfers the weight to your hips, reducing the strain on your back. The result is the ability to stand up straight with a cylinder that is perfectly vertical.

 

Modular Design lets you adjust different parts of the harness to customise the length of each strap for a perfect fit.

 

Remember to validate your warranty by visiting the manufacturers warranty registration | website

Features

  • Equipped with flat E valves on the right shoulder and lower rear right and left sides (fitted with easy grip pull dumps) Flat E valves are extremely streamlined with a one way design to keep water out.
  • Two shoulder settings for true custom adjustments.
  • Adjustable chest strap.
  • 3 waistband settings.
  • 3 bladder retractors.
  • The Wrapture Harness System with a valve strap that allows the cylinder to be pulled in close to the body and remain in a perfectly vertical position. This allows the diver to stand up straight in total comfort without the cylinder pulling backwards.
  • 5 Stainless steel D-ring to add all the attachments that the diver desires.
  • SOLAS reflector inflater hold down.
  • Powerline inflater with internal dump cable.
  • Innovative swivel shoulder buckles.
  • Knife attachment points designed to accept many of the speciality BC knifes available from Apeks/Aqua Lung.
  • Right hand side large utility pocket.
  • Left hand side large capacity fold down pocket to provide additional space for dive accessories such as lights, mask etc.
  • Removable back pad held in place by a simple hook and loop attachment.
  • SureLock II Integrated Weight Release System.
  • Capable of mounting twin cylinders.

Specifications

  • Temperature Range - No lower than -20°C (-4°F) and no higher than 65°C (150°F).
  • Cylinder Capacities -
    Single Cylinder - Maximum Diameter - 20.5cm (8.1in)
    Maximum Capacity - 15litre
    Twin Cylinder - Maximum Diameter - 17.7cm (7.0in)
    Maximum Capacity - 2 x 10litre
  • Overall Weight - 4.40kg (9.7lbs) approx
  • Squeeze Lock Knife and cylinder for illustration purposes only (Knife and Cylinder Not Included)
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Apeks Black Ice BCD - Features

FeatureProduct Specification
Back Plate Type
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Describes the style of back plate, a travel BCD will usually feature a flexible or partial backplate whereas a standard BCD will have a full rigid (and probably padded) backplate Close.
Partial rigid
Female Specific Fit
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Most BCDs are designed to fit men and women but there are a growing number of BCDs designed specifically for women, providing a much better fit and support. Close.
No
Floatation Type
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A standard BCD will provide lift in the back and usually through the front pockets, giving a balanced lift. Hybrids and wing systems will provide lift in different ways depending on the design, a standard wing will only provide lift in the back. Close.
Back lift
Integrated Weights
?
Quick release weight systems allow a more comfortable distribution of weight as it no longer has to be solely worn around the waist. Easy removal means that the pouches can be quickly removed and handed over to boat crews on exit or dumped in an emergency. Close.
SureLock II
Quick Release Buckles
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Quick release buckles aid donning and removal of the BCD with minimal effort Close.
Yes
Side Pockets
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Main side pockets for storage Close.
Yes
Single Pouch Capacity (kg)
?
The recommended maximum weight for each integrated weight pouch (based on medium BCD) Close.
4
Single Trim Capacity (kg)
?
The recommended maximum weight for each trim weight pocket Close.
2
StyleJacket
Trim Weight Pockets
?
Trim weight pockets allow weight to be added to the back of the BCD to balance out the distribution. They are also useful to counterbalance the affect of wearing a pony or other redundant system as counter weights can be added to the pouch on the opposite side, helping to prevent rolling. Close.
Yes
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We offer free tracked UK standard delivery on orders over £50.

Standard UK delivery is £3.95 for orders under £50. You will receive your order 2 - 4 days from the date of despatch. Order by 3pm on a working weekday and we will aim to despatch the same day.

Next Working Day for the UK is £6.95.

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However, you can return it for any reason within 28 days from the date of despatch for a full refund (less postage costs).

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Rated 5 out of 5
Robustness
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Comfort
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Ease of Use
Rated 5 out of 5
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Rated 5 out of 5
How It Fits
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12 Reviews
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

Very nice to dive with.

Very nice bcd/wing. Sit well in the water comfortably to wear.

Easy to use.

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Rated 5 out of 5
Robustness
Rated 5 out of 5
Comfort
Rated 5 out of 5
Ease of Use
Rated 5 out of 5
Lift / Buoyancy
Rated 5 out of 5
How It Fits
Rated 0 on a scale of minus 2 to 2, where minus 2 is Too Small, 0 is Perfect and 2 is Too Big
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Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

Flexible replacement

Endless adjustments .. gets you a perfect fit,

Fully inflated but comfortable and allows for plenty of movement.

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Product Quality
Rated 5 out of 5
Robustness
Rated 5 out of 5
Comfort
Rated 5 out of 5
Ease of Use
Rated 5 out of 5
Lift / Buoyancy
Rated 5 out of 5
How It Fits
Rated 0 on a scale of minus 2 to 2, where minus 2 is Too Small, 0 is Perfect and 2 is Too Big
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Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

Great BCD

Typical Apeks Product very durable, well made, easy to use. Love the ability to custom fit it with the moveable bolts!

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Rated 5 out of 5
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Love this BCD

I absolutely love this BCD. As a guy who is 6'6" and slightly build the large fit really well and I love the fact that you can use the bolts to add room or take it in. The fact that you can use it with twin-sets is a bonus. It's dead comfy and the bungies tidy away the excess really well.

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Rated 5 out of 5
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Best bcd

loving it , worth it for the money. Medium/large fit me perfectly. strongly recommend to buy this bcd if you got alot of things to go underwater with you

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