Mares XR

Mares XR Stainless Steel Backplate


3mm thick 3-4 business days until dispatch
6mm thick 3-4 business days until dispatch

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The Mares XR Stainless Steel Backplate is available in two thicknesses, 3mm and 6mm for varying load capacities and weights, both are laser cut and laser etched from grade 316 stainless steel.

13 Slots

  • 8 slots specially designed for optimal positioning of the harness webbing
  • 2 upper and 2 lower slots for nylon cylinder bands so a single cylinder can be strapped directly.
  • Having only 2 slots provides enough lateral cylinder stability without weakening the strength of the spine
  • 2'' wide crotch strap slot

15 holes

  • 3 holes at the top of the plate offer a range of height adjustments for the buoyancy cells and the cylinders. In addition, a corresponding lower center slot allows for lower band bolts that are misaligned
  • 4 Upper and lower perimeter holes along either side and 4 holes along the bottom allow for the mounting of accessories and sidemount butt plate

Can be combined with the following to make a full wing setup:

  • Bent lower edges–  Mares XRs logo and laser cut shaped axis
  • Highly technical pre-shape - Unparalleled versatility
  • Ultra-rugged unfoldable backbone
  • Pushed to limits intensive testing
  • Total modularity: all Harnesses and all Donuts/Wings
  • Weight 3mm = 2.5 kg, 6mm = 4 kg



If you change your mind, it doesn’t fit, or you become inflicted with buyer’s regret - that's OK!

Mike's Dive Store offer an extended returns policy of 30 days - so you can be rest assured if the suit, piece of diving equipment or gift doesn't suit then just send it back and we will either exchange it or offer a full refund less any postage costs. Too easy!

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