The Firing Line Forums

Go Back   The Firing Line Forums > The Skunkworks > Gear and Accessories

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old April 7, 2011, 11:27 AM   #1
Venice Will
Junior Member
 
Join Date: March 24, 2011
Posts: 2
Wtd: light-duty tactical gloves with tacky palm...

Am looking for a pair of durable, light-tactical gloves to use ...

Semi-auto CC is a Springfield XDm .40....

I also have a number of tomahawks, with varying handle materials...wood, cord wrap textured micarta...as well as a number of tactical blades with micarta handles...used for CC on occasion (love the Florida law )

Rather than trying to figure out how to generate a good "tacky" grip on them, does anyone have some glove suggestions that would provide that solid, no-slip tactical grip...??? nothing too bulky...something like a tough "second skin" would be great. Being IN Florida, most of the carries will be warm weather.


Thanks much -
Venice Will is offline  
Old April 7, 2011, 11:53 PM   #2
ClydeFrog
Junior member
 
Join Date: May 1, 2010
Posts: 5,798
My picks, FL area...

I'd check these online sites; www.Galls.com www.PoliceHQ.com www.Cheaperthandirt.com www.QMuniforms.com .
5.11 Tactical, Hatch & Turtlegloves have some good kit. The Blackhawk SOLAG gloves are good too but not cheap.
I'd suggest the Hatch "Shorty" Tactical or maybe the 5.11 ATAK(check brand name).
Kelvar, Spectrashield & Nomex are great for flame/fire protection. Hatch & QM uniform models have special palm & finger areas for grips.
I like the types with knunkle protection(back of hand). They come in OD green, tactical black, tan, dark brown etc.
The Voodoo Tactical & Red Rock gloves look good too but may be rare.
ClydeFrog
www.Blackhawk.com www.5.11Tactical.com
ClydeFrog is offline  
Old April 8, 2011, 07:29 AM   #3
Venice Will
Junior Member
 
Join Date: March 24, 2011
Posts: 2
Thanks for the input - keep it comin' -

Boils down to choices, choices, choices...

Well, the only SANE way to go about this is to order most of them...sort 'em out and return all but 2 or 3 - one for "casual CC", one for "tactical practice" and one for "when all hell breaks loose." - time to order a few...

1st 5 incoming...

Blackhawk Hot Ops Ventilated Hot Weather Gloveshttp://www.opticsplanet.net/blackhaw...er-gloves.html


Camelback Vent Gloveshttp://www.opticsplanet.net/camelbak...ves-black.html

Cabela's Classic II Shooting Gloveshttp://www.cabelas.com/catalog/produ...7-001b2166c62d


HATCH KPG200
http://www.hatch-corp.com/detail.aspx?pid=KPG200
******************************
followed by 3 additional trials:

S.O.L.A.G. Full Finger Gloves w/Nomex http://www.blackhawk.com/product/SOL...,1050,1498.htm

Red Rock Tactical Gloveshttp://www.sportsmansguide.com/net/cb/cb.aspx?a=571905

VooDoo Tactical Intruder Glove
http://www.qmuniforms.com/Product/vo...+951/200301402
*******************************

Of course there's the Line Of Fire Series...who's grip system reportedly smokes everything else...

Line Of Fire Pointman LEhttp://www.loftactical.com/product.aspx?id=11
Venice Will is offline  
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:32 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
This site and contents, including all posts, Copyright © 1998-2014 S.W.A.T. Magazine
Copyright Complaints: Please direct DMCA Takedown Notices to the registered agent: thefiringline.com
Contact Us
Page generated in 0.05951 seconds with 7 queries