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05-11-2014 06:43 PM
CharlieB.Barkin
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Originally Posted by jocoyn View Post
Beau is 32 inches around the chest and has 7 inches left on the strap. If my dog was 36 inch on the chest, I think I would want more because the stap folds over on istelf and is held in place with velcro (but I do have to say, the buckle alone is pretty good at holding the strap. Honestly, I wish the velcro panels on the top were gone and it was just mesh and harness material.
Wow, that was very helpful. I was worried that it might be too short on him. After seeing yours I think I might go with the black one over the coyote brown.

I would also prefer mesh instead of velcro on the top. I don't really see the purpose of having the entire back made of velcro. I just wanted to stick a "Do Not Pet" patch on each side. I'm wondering if the velcro with the sticky back will stay on the molle.

Actually I might be able to use these:
To stick some velcro to the molle.
05-11-2014 05:44 PM
jocoyn Beau is 32 inches around the chest and has 7 inches left on the strap. If my dog was 36 inch on the chest, I think I would want more because the stap folds over on istelf and is held in place with velcro (but I do have to say, the buckle alone is pretty good at holding the strap. Honestly, I wish the velcro panels on the top were gone and it was just mesh and harness material.
05-11-2014 05:28 PM
jocoyn

This is Beau working off the boat in his. I am just using it as a working harness, not for carrying loads because I really liked the more rearward position of the D ring on a long backed dog and the heavier webbing if I needed to lift him (I got load rated plastic cobra buckles added and I like how easy there are to manipulate). The mesh is pretty heavy duty-I have other working gear from that mesh that has never torn. I cannot answer on the chest size but will go snag mine this evening and let you know. Beau is not nearly that big.
05-11-2014 05:12 PM
CharlieB.Barkin
I've finally chosen a harness. Does anyone have pictures?

After spending way to much time reading about harnesses, I've decided to order this:
Canine Harness l Signature K9

This harness was recommended to me by several people and it's also the only Ray Allen/SigK9 harness that I could find any 3rd party info on. My only gripe is that it doesn't have any velcro on the sides like the "Ultimate Load Bearing Harness" does. The LLC does seems much lighter and cooler, so that makes the LLC more desirable imo. I guess I could always add my own velcro to it.

Modular Harness Adapter With Breastplate l Signature K9

Small Insert Velcro Pouch l Signature K9

and 2 of these:
Medium Nylon Pouch l Signature K9

Does anyone have pictures of their dogs wearing this? I'm curious to see what this harness looks like on a german shepherd in the different colour options.

My dog measures 36" at the chest 31" at the abdomen and 18" at the neck. The sizing suggests weights but doesn't actually include any measurements. Will this fit him?

The medium pouches measure at 8" long, but a water bottle is also 8". I'm hoping that I'll be able to cram one in there. I like the molle pouches because they seems to not interfere with the G hook attachments like the cooling chest panel.

I also just learned that this is made from mesh. That kind of makes me think that it will tear after a while. Do you feel like that's likely?

I'm ordering this next week, hoping that Charlie and I can go on longer walks since we'll both be able to pack some more stuff. Hopefully this will serve some other purposes as I organize some tracking classes.

It's strange that Ray Allen won't ship to Canada unless you call, but SigK9 does.

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