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Revolution Uzi Crash Pad Review


Revolution Uzi, $99

I wanted to like this pad. It’s hip and compact, with two no-fuss Velcro closures running the length of the pad’s side and bottom that let you securely stash a day’s worth of supplies. Plus it has a plush carpeted deck and a slim accessory pouch. The foam, however, was the softest of any pad tested. We could bottom it out just squeezing the pad between our fingers, and test falls sent shockwaves up our legs. If Revolution beefs up the foam (which it says it will do), this could be a great small-sized pad. Revolution: 888-378-7437,

  • Open size: 40x30x2.5 inches (2 inches open-cell, 1/2 inch closed-cell foam)
  • Weight: 6 pounds
  • Closure system: Taco style, with large Velcro flaps
  • Carpeted deck: Yes
  • Accessory pocket: Yes
  • Side carrying handle: Yes
  • Suspension: Padded shoulder straps and hip belt
  • Cushioning: 1 star
  • Ease of use: 4.5 stars
  • Creature comforts: 4 stars
  • Final score: 2 stars

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