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SPES Heavy Gloves-Red Lobster - Medium/Large
SPES Heavy Gloves Red Lobster

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Price: $249.00

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Heavy gloves "Red Lobster Limited" Level 2

Features different from standard Lobster gloves from SPES:

- plastic thumb cover - available on this model only
- 800N puncture resistant fabric. You can find this fabric on back of hands and cuffs
- cuffs have plastic shields rather than just padding
- more upgrades listed below

Please note!! Only available in M/L size at this time

These HEMA gloves combine safety (a feature which SPES "Lobster" gloves are famous for) with innovative solutions and a new design of this HEMA gear.

To increase the level of protection, this model of SPES gloves was made of 800N puncture resistant fabric. You can find this fabric on:

• back of hands
• cuffs

HEMA gloves of this type cover all fingers with thumbs, which have new, better design. This element gives extra protection on sides and front of fingers. It lowers the risk of injury during training and HEMA tournaments. What is more, outer parts of hands and fingers are covered by overlaying shields made of polypropylene plastic.

Cuffs in these HEMA gloves, among 800N puncture resistance fabric and new type of plastic shields, have very important comforts, easing the process of putting the gloves on hands and mobility during sparring:
• they are narrower, easier to put on
• they are lighter and more elastic, not hindering the movement during fight, especially with a longsword
• they have additional ribbing, helping in fitting a glove to a hand shape
• there is an adjustable leather strap with a buckle on the wrist

See Sizing tab for more information.
  • The outside part of the palm and fingers are protected by the overlapping plastic elements made of polypropylene. Polypropylene has high resistance to cracking, which guarantees a higher durability.
  • The 11cm fabric cuff is reinforced by six plates covered with leather in order to protect the wrist bones.
  • A leather belt with buckle enables manual adjustment of the glove at the wrist for a better fit.
  • The inner part of the gloves is covered with synthetic leather.
  • The quilting on the gloves provides additional amortization against strikes to the hand.

Why is it worth choosing SPES gloves?
- new, built up shape of the thumb
- back of hands and cuffs of these HEMA gloves have 800N puncture resistance certificate
- cuffs have 3 polypropylene covers with a ribbing and leather strap
- inside is made of perforated synthetic leather, ensuring a proper air circulation and more secure grip
- dedicated to any type of arm, both heavy and light
- designed for both beginning and advanced users during training and HEMA tournaments
- unique design

Material: Natural leather, Synthetic leather, Cotton, Polypropylene

Weight: 1.4lb each, 2.6lbs/pair / (0.63kg each 1.16kg per pair.)

Average Rating: Average Rating: 5 of 5 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 9 Write a review »

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5 of 5 Spes red lobster April 1, 2021
Reviewer: Lincoln Rose from Wellington, Wellington New Zealand  
I got these as an upgrade from some red dragon gloves and they're amazing, straight out of the box they had so much more mobility when using my Fedder, I highly recommend them for longsword

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5 of 5 Great Sparring Gloves March 9, 2021
Reviewer: Andreas Fabis from Austin, TX  
I really like the improvements SPES has made with this version of the heavy gloves. Protection remains awesome and mobility has increased.

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5 of 5 Ultimate Protection, Bindings Aren't Great January 22, 2021
Reviewer: Nicholas Roudas from Bozeman, MT United States  
These gloves are incredibly strong. The plastic plates are all very thick and I haven't received a single injury while using these gloves, which is good since I've used them in some pretty intense sparring. The thumb protectors, although large, are my favorite part about these gloves. For one fight, I switched back to the normal SPES Heavies, and within minutes I started receiving injuries to my hands, so these Red Lobster's are a significant improvement on the old model. Unfortunately, the plastic plates on these gloves are not attached very well. After two or three days of sparring, two of the elastic bindings had come undone, and I have also noticed that the ends are not burnt on SPES gloves in general, which I don't understand. The looseness of the elastic is only a minor inconvenience, and these gloves have been a great purchase overall, but I feel like some small improvements would make a noticeable difference in this product.

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4 of 5 Looks good, feel solid. November 30, 2020
Reviewer: Aaron Babb from Edmonton, AB Canada  
These feel solid, yet still maneuverable enough for me. They look good. My only nit pick is that the pinkie finger pocket on the left glove seems stiched a bit weird. The right hand slips right in, but the left requires some wiggling to get the pinkie in.

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5 of 5 November 27, 2020
Reviewer: Eric Heldreth from Fairmont, WV United States  

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