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Mechanix Gloves 2: More Armor for Your Hands

Mechanix Gloves 2: More Armor for Your Hands

Several months ago, I wrote a review of the Mechanix Original gloves I used for my last two months in Afghanistan.  They worked very well for protecting my hands while still allowing me to manipulate my issue M9.  After returning, I wanted to find gloves that would allow good control of a firearm while keeping the hands warm.  I was also interested in finding a glove that would work well for female shooters. I bought several … Read entire article »

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Mechanix Gloves: Armor For Your Hands

Mechanix Gloves: Armor For Your Hands

Protective gear for warfighters is continually evolving, but the need to keep fighter’s hands safe has been recognized for a long time.  US forces in Iraq and Afghanistan wear gloves to protect against sharps, hot weapons’ barrels, and especially the sudden searing heat of detonating improvised explosive devices.  Gloves for shooters are always tradeoffs.  Adding additional layers of material gives the wearer more protection at the cost of flexibility.  Some materials like Nomex have great … Read entire article »

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