Thursday, July 2, 2009

Empire 09 Contact Paintball Gloves

New for 2009, the Empire Contact paintball gloves. These gloves look and feel great. They come in 5 different colors one of which being white which not many other manufacturers offer. The first thing you will notice about these gloves is that the fingers are very light and free flowing. This is exactly what you want in paintball gloves. You want the protection of a glove while still being able to fire as fast as possible.

The next thing you will notice is the padding on the palm. They really put a lot of effort into keeping your palm safe and protected. Keep in mind that your palm is going to take the most amount of impact and abuse. Its constantly holding your gun and also takes all of the weight and vibrations when you slide into a bunker. That is why they reinforced the palm with a large section of kevlar padding. This will keep you playing all day long!

The top of the glove offers quite a bit of padding as well which is nice, it even goes all the way down the fingers. Another feature Empire was able to offer with these gloves is some venting. We all know that when you're running and playing hard, your hands are going to get sweaty. The venting is going to keep your hands breathing and prevent sweating as much as possible.