Swat grade construction and materials. Multi-layer system - 2" shock-absorbing memory foam in knees. Dense foam padding in shin areas covered in thick washable neoprene. Secure fastening system with four velcro strap closures. Comes with a Raven nylon bag for storage
The Raven Knee/Shin Guards are older, so while they may be available used and in a few cases new, they are not commonly available anymore.
I bought mine used off of my local airsmith. They are pretty nice! the knee pads are VERY comfy, and the shin guards help if you run thru things like thistle. My only complaint is they move around. However, I bought mine used, and were probably one size too large. This was fixed by just sewing in a little more velcrow, and everything was fine. A VERY good idea if you plan on wearing shorts. They do add a little heat, but if you play in shorts, it evens out and then some. Also, when you go home, you wont feel as if you've been hitting your legs with rocks all day. do yourself a favor, and get some knee pads. Not necissarily these, but some. You WILL NOT regret it. Definatly gets you better at the game.
I think everyone should wear some knee pads. Why not these? they work well, and arent the msot pricey items around. Fit well under almost any pants, and will save you money in the long run. When you get older, you wont walk around like a pregnant old woman.. unless... you WANT to walk like that..
2001 STO, Lapco autospirit, Pmi 68-4500 tank, bomb 4-way, rock reg, evil smokestack, ergo inline reg, evolution bolt, macdev ball detent, 12 volt xboard rev.
Feels like your kneeling on pillows. VERY nice on the knees and shins. Great for sliding. Gets bounces off the knees and shins. Very adjustable. Cool Raven logo at the top. Only cost me 40 bucks. They last a long time. (minor sewing)
Tore a small hole at the top of the left kneepad. Not much of a problem. Just a little sewing. They tend to turn sideways after a slide. No big deal.
Great product. Will improve any fast paced player. And save those knees. You only get one set of knees.
Crossfire 68ci 4500psi tank
Drop Zone 2 Dropforward with on/off tank adapter
N-bolt from swan creek paintball
Vertical feed adapter (gets rid of that plastic elbow)
elcipse regulator mount
Vigilante Regulator from Air America
J&J Ceramic 14" barrel
12" Smart Parts Freak
KAPP Rhino Drop
10" Freak barrel
Mad Marty's mods
9V revvy converted to a 12V
These pads fit very well I like the extra protection on the fronts of my legs. You dont feel the impact of sliding and other such maneuvers you may make while out playing. Sometimes id find myself thinking twice before id take a slide just because of the terrain or whatnot now I dont think twice about it. The knee pads would be great by themself but with these you dont have to worry about painful shin shots anymore. Deinfetly a plus.
The straps could be a little better but its nothing that bad. Also like any other knee pad out there they do bunch a little but I think thats just the nature of pads. In my opinion theyre still great.
If you like to slide and dive alot id recommend at least trying them out. They look and work great. Give you great cushion from impact and hits. I thought the knee/SHIN part was cool which was why I got them. I have no regrets thus far! After you play with them they feel pretty natural especially after they kind of start to get formed to your legs. A good buy if your looking for a pair of knee/shin protection for under $40
Java TL+, Armson Elbow, 9vt Revy (soon to be Ricochet AK), TKO Drop, PMI 48ci 3000psi N2 tank (soon to be Nitro Duck Carbon Fiber wrapped 68ci 3000psi tank), Vigilante reg, aftermarket SS hose and fittings, MAKO Storm frame, TKO nipple cap. DYE 12" Ultralight barrel, Shocktech Cocker beavertail, and maybe an SS valve and a Shocktech Alien Bolt.
These things are nice! They are very comfortable, and provide full protection for the front of your shins and knees. They don't look to bad either, and are VERY tough, for such a comfy construction. Sliding and kneeling is so easy, the knee padding is perfect, not to soft, but not to hard. For me, it's all I need from knee/shin guards.
Tighten these things up! If you do that, then they won't move around, plus you've got a lot of straps to do it with. They do restrict leg movement a bit, but no knee/shin guard won't (and they actually do it the least, due to their light construction. So, actually, these specific guards excel in this category).
If you look at the bad section, there really isn't anything bad, compared to it's competitors. So if you are a front Player (or even a back player in some instances) who's accustomed to shredding pants, or landing on your knees hard, these will be totally worth it!
These are great knee/shin pads. The knee pad is very thick and confortable. The shins are protected by a harder foam. You will not feel the pain of impact with these on. Also, the four velcro straps keep the pads secure around you're calves and knee without cutting into your skin. Nor do they slip when running or crouching. Plus, you get a cool bag to store them in.
If anything, I'd say the straps should have been designed like the ones on the Renegade pads.
I don't remember how much they were, but they were cheap, I don't think they were over $30. It is well worth the investment to keep your knees and shins protected. Especially if you slide into bunkers a lot. Plus, and this is the best part, no more painful shin shots.
9 out of 10
Last edited on Saturday, January 29th, 2005 at 7:32 am PST