Trigger Mitts? - Snowboarding Forum - Snowboard Enthusiast Forums
User Tag List

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 30 (permalink) Old 10-27-2011, 12:00 AM Thread Starter
Senior Member
 
pontiuspylate's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Albuquerque, NM
Posts: 153
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Trigger Mitts?

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.
pontiuspylate is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 30 (permalink) Old 10-27-2011, 12:05 AM
Veteran Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Mountains
Posts: 11,705
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 35 Post(s)
Grenade is pure crap. The best on that list is going to be Hestra.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Because someone has to call it how they see it!
BurtonAvenger is offline  
post #3 of 30 (permalink) Old 10-27-2011, 01:25 AM Thread Starter
Senior Member
 
pontiuspylate's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Albuquerque, NM
Posts: 153
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by BurtonAvenger View Post
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.
pontiuspylate is offline  
post #4 of 30 (permalink) Old 10-27-2011, 03:04 AM
Banned!
 
snowklinger's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: L-Town
Posts: 6,964
Mentioned: 7 Post(s)
Tagged: 1 Thread(s)
Quoted: 304 Post(s)
also have heard from ppl (random ski school guy on the lift) "hestra is the best" tifwiw

Support Local Business
"Shop Smart. Shop S-Mart!" - Ash
snowklinger is offline  
post #5 of 30 (permalink) Old 10-27-2011, 03:58 AM
Junior Member
 
Miguel Sanchez's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Posts: 23
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
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.

Last edited by Miguel Sanchez; 10-27-2011 at 04:00 AM.
Miguel Sanchez is offline  
post #6 of 30 (permalink) Old 10-27-2011, 04:24 AM
Senior Member
 
Snownad's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Posts: 189
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Does Grenade have a website?
Snownad is offline  
post #7 of 30 (permalink) Old 10-27-2011, 09:57 AM Thread Starter
Senior Member
 
pontiuspylate's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Albuquerque, NM
Posts: 153
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I think I have boiled it down to these 2. Any thoughts?
pontiuspylate is offline  
post #8 of 30 (permalink) Old 10-27-2011, 12:59 PM
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Toronto, CA
Posts: 186
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Quicksilver has a par as well - black and white - part of the Travis Rice collection @ $100.
marcdeo is offline  
post #9 of 30 (permalink) Old 10-28-2011, 07:09 AM
Member
 
oskar's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Reykjavik
Posts: 88
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by pontiuspylate View Post
I think I have boiled it down to these 2. Any thoughts?
Cant go wrong with either, both quality.
oskar is offline  
post #10 of 30 (permalink) Old 10-28-2011, 08:16 AM
Leo
-LIFETIME MEMBER-
 
Leo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Detroit Area
Posts: 6,213
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 1 Thread(s)
Quoted: 3 Post(s)
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.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Reviews and David Z's rants
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Leo is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Snowboarding Forum - Snowboard Enthusiast Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may 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
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome