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Old 10-27-2011, 12:00 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I'm looking at getting some trigger mitts (aka lobster mitts) this season but am conflicted with which ones to get. Wondering if anybody out there wear them and what you recommend. Here are a few that I am looking at...

Grenade Pistola DK

Grenade Trigger Mittens

Level Star Trigger Mittens

Stoic Welder Trigger Mitt

MARMOT LOBSTER MITT

Celtek Sled Dog Gloves

Hestra Men's Heli 3-Finger Glove


As you can see there are quite a few choices out there. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 10-27-2011, 12:05 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Grenade is pure crap. The best on that list is going to be Hestra.
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The best on that list is going to be Hestra.
Yea, I've heard that Hestra is pretty decent. But they also have a pretty nice price tag.
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also have heard from ppl (random ski school guy on the lift) "hestra is the best" tifwiw
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Old 10-27-2011, 03:58 AM   #5 (permalink)
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I rocked the Level trigger mitts most of last season. While they were ok and never got my hands wet or had any issues with anything ripping, after awhile I felt the insulation was a little lacking & thought about getting some liner gloves to help with warmth.

I'm looking at the POW Index Trigger Mittens | evo Might be better might not, dunno, but they are another option.

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Does Grenade have a website?
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I think I have boiled it down to these 2. Any thoughts?
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Quicksilver has a par as well - black and white - part of the Travis Rice collection @ $100.
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I think I have boiled it down to these 2. Any thoughts?
Cant go wrong with either, both quality.
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I have the Heli Hestra lobster claws. I loved them last season. Looking at them now, they are really dirty (I got white/black). The leather does get wet, but I didn't run into a problem of it leaking through. They also aren't the warmest gloves on the block. I'd use an extra liner with it for colder days.

I do have to note that I did not take care of them. They come with this leather balm and you're supposed to maintain them regularly. If you're lazy like me, this might be a problem considering the price tag. Who knows, maybe I can restore them to nicer condition if I use that lotion lol.

Oh, and it's definitely over the sleeve design. One of my jackets' sleeves won't fit over the cuff of the Hestras. Looks very silly, but hey, it keeps all the snow out.

Recommended only if you're up to the maintenance. High quality gloves so technically you should be maintaining it nicely.
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