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New Palm Equipment PFD

When I first saw Paul’s photo (below) I initially thought that the PFD looked like a FX or FX R in a funky new colour. But there is clearly a different zip and an additional zipped side pocket.

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The jacket looks new as well!

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Palm FXr PFD – Review

The FX PFD from Palm Equipment has been around in one form or another for years and has been one of Palm’s top sellers throughout its lifetime. In 2013 Palm took the FX and totally overhauled its fit and the material used.

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The new FX has been such a success that it seemed to make sense to move things up a gear and develop a rescue vest using the same platform. Palm have done exactly this and have released the FXr in early 2014.

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Palm FXr – Simon Westgarth’s Thoughts

Palm Equipment hooked me up with one of their new FXr PFDs for test the other week and subsequent review on Unsponsored.

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Palm FXr – A Closer Look

Palm Equipment hooked me up with one of their new FXr PFDs for test the other week.

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Palm FX PFD – Review

I currently have one of Palm’s FXr rescue PFDs in for review. The FXr is based upon the platform of the FX PFD. Here are my thoughts on this piece of kit:

The FX PFD from Palm Equipment has been around in one form or another for years and has been one of Palm’s top sellers throughout its lifetime. The new 2013 FX has really ramped up the design in terms of its looks, but how does it perform? Read on…

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Palm FX On Steriods – FXr

How do you improve one of the best selling PFDs on the market? How about adding a chest harness and additional knife storage.

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Check out the new FXr from Palm. Presumably the R must stand for rescue or may be “really good”.

Palm FX PFD Promo

Palm FX Promo from Freestyle.inc on Vimeo.

Palm FX PFD – First Look

I had a close look at the Palm FX PFD today. Both the fit and design are definitely upgrades from the previous model.

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The FX is a simple over the head slab design with fully adjustable shoulder straps, a nice broad set of straps to get the fit nice and snug around your middle and a thinner web strap for the waist.

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Palm FX PFD

I suspect the Palm FX PFD will be quite popular! Looking forward to trying one out.

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