New durable 4-way stretch spandura provides even greater movement. New back of the hand protection and split top knuckle. Enlarged silicon printing for superior marker handling. Air mesh and vented Amara palm for comfort.
The Evil 06 Gloves are older, so while they may be available used and in a few cases new, they are not commonly available anymore.
-A little restrictive on back of fingers
-Hard to dance
-Hand wash only
These are my first high-quality gloves, and I have to say, I am very impressed with the quality of construction and style. Naturally, they seem infinitely better than the Canadian Tire JT gloves that I'm sure all of you have seen or used starting off, but I'll keep it honest and informative so you can know the pros and cons now instead of after you spend the money on them.
Looks: I play woodsball, and when I bought these, I just asked the counter lady for 'gloves' and she handed me these. I wasn't out looking for any particular brand, other than maybe the Opsgear ones, but I liked the looks of them and so $42 dollars Canadian later, I now had some gloves to go play in the snow with. I wasn't too happy about the bright white logo and the blue colouring, because those don't exactly naturally occur in the woods (other than snow for the white, evidently) but I put them on anyways and decided they looked very nice and well styled. As you can see from the photos on this web site, it's mostly two toned and there's lots of line colouring schemes. It looks very sharp and it is streamlined well to just about anyone's hand. The padding is stylish, as well, and it was designed to go with the bends in your hand to an extent. The Evil logo is on four places on the glove, and other than the injected one on the back, the others blend in well to the colour scheme and aren't tacky looking.
Comfort: These gloves, if you get the right size, will very likely fit your hand, well, like a glove. Other than the webs between the fingers on the gloves, my size large gloves are pretty contoured to the rest of my hand and don’t slide around. For the most part, it isn't tight, but some joints feel very slightly restrictive, so it might be hard to dance if you have a double trigger (which I guess most people looking at these gloves are because they are meant for the speedball crowd. =P). The padding on the bottom, while nice and durable, makes it restrictive for the back of your fingers, which may be uncomfortable for some people, but it isn't as bad as some people may make it out to be. They are, however, non-bulky otherwise and to test this I've tried typing with them. Other than a few brush ins with other keys, this is possible and not overly difficult to do with practice if you felt so inclined. Why did I try this? To see how easy it was to manipulate fine objects with the gloves. This is good if you need to get at fine tools or parts without removing your gloves. The tips of your fingers at the bottom are just thin soft leather, so it is easy to feel with them. I can feel the zippers on my tac vest, the lids on my pods, and the width of my Allen keys with the gloves on, so I would say that people who prefer fingerless gloves because they like to feel what they're doing easier should take a look at these if they are looking for full-fingered gloves. As for the ventilation, I decided to find out how good it was and went jogging a few days ago at night (it was about –10 out). The gloves allow a surprising amount of air through, especially in the back. The palms are pretty well ventilated as well. On a hot day, I think that these gloves will be a lot nicer than some of the other gloves out there, although they do get warm none the less.
Quality: The gloves are very durable, from my experiences thus far with them. I have played indoor with gravel and mud floors, out in the snow with rocks and wood, through plywood, and have gotten them completely soaked. I don't worry about trashing the gloves if I had to use my hand to control a slide, stop a fall, or anything of the sort because after several games in all sorts of rough conditions, they haven't shown any signs of wear or discolourment. If I had to take a guess of what part will wear out first, it will be the soft leather on the palms but they seem to be holding up well so far. The back is built solidly and has lots of stretchable fabric, which gives it some give if it's being pulled. Some of the stylish printing on it will probably wear off in time, however, but that will not affect the function or form of the glove at all. One thing that I don't like about the gloves is that they aren't machine washable because of the soft leather, so you have to wash it in water with detergent. What I do to clean them is I wear them, use some dish washing soap, put them on the palm, and under heavy water in the laundry tub, and act as if I'm washing my hands. They become VERY clean that way, they haven't stained, and they still kind of have that new glove smell. Truth be told, I'm surprised that they are able to be cleaned that way. Overall, I would say these are very well built.
Value: For $42 Canadian, these gloves are of fantastic quality and they are used by reputable and respected pro-teams (Russian Legion, anyone?). There are probably nicer gloves out there that I've yet to try out, but the quality, looks, and comfort these gloves have for that price is excellent. For the value, these gloves may be a better choice than more expensive gloves in the market that may or may not be of better quality.
An excellently valued glove that offers great comfort, good ventilation, great looks, and excellent quality. It feels a little restrictive in parts, so if possible, try them on first to see if you like them. Overall, this is a very solid purchase.
None that I've found besides slows down the rolling of a trigger alittle
I was looking for a good paintball glove at a good price and I came across these. i got mine for $25. They are very comfortable gloves with lots of padding.
When I first got them I started rolling the trigger and noticed it slowed me down ALOT. Later on though I got used to the difference and can now roll fine again.
I would definatley suggest a perfect fit size though.
Over all I think these gloves are great. They aren't perfect but pretty close to it.
Smart Parts ION
QEV installed (not sure about the manufacturer)
Pure Energy 3000psi 72ci steel tank(it weighs as much as a person)
ANS Wave Trigger
Diablo TSA LED
Some restriction on my trigger finger
This is a nice pair of gloves. They look nice and defenitly feel nice too. They are properly ventilated so there shouldn't be a problem of sweaty palms. However your fingers will not be as fast as they are without the gloves but then again almost all gloves do this. The gloves also have some strips of rubber ontop for when your sliding which is a nice little feature....they also help bounce much more balls.
It's a nice pair of gloves, they look good and feel good to, in my opinion is does its Job.
Since I bought these when I started, I haven't used anything else
Spyder Imagine LED
Delrin ACS Bolt
Java Air Expansion Kit w/ macroline
(Unknown) Drop Forward
Trinity Locking Feedneck
Dye Sticky3 Grip
05 Electra LPR
14" Terminator barrel
Just a bit tight
Now I originally bought these gloves back when I began paintballing, and have used them up to now. Other than tightening up a little around the hands, I have found no other major flaw whatsoever with these gloves. For the times I was shot in the hand, they served to give great protection, and for the times I fired back, they were easy to work with and I could easily shoot while wearing the gloves.
Even so, this does not end the uses of my gloves. I found out soon enough that these gloves served other practical purposes, and have not shown any sorts of tears or breaks even after digging trenches and holes, swinging on vines, playing airsoft, and even mowing my difficult lawn. It is this factor of durability that has far convinced me that these gloves would remain as my playing gloves for a long time.
Finally, they just look cool, so in all, these gloves are wonderful, although they can tighten up a bit.
If you can find it, I'd buy it. They hold up nicely, and will be a great comfort to your hands for the time you wear them.
10 out of 10
Last edited on Thursday, June 14th, 2007 at 12:07 pm PST
SRT e force, 32' whisper barrrel 14'', VL 200 hopper, 20 oz tank, nothing fancy
Sick looking, made by evil =),
kinda thick, and they STINK BADDD when they get wet lol. keep um dry lol
I got these and thye were kinda big out of the cute lil bag they came in, i still have they bag thing, the zip close devise is broken but the bag itself still works fine, so my buddy acidently bought 2 pairs of gloves online (how does that happen) lol and since he had an extra pair of gloves he gave me these ones, the other pair was some dye c6s. Okay so after a few games i realized that the fingers were to bulky, so i cut um off, there alot nicer now, if you want decent pair of gloves get these, or dyes. They are both well made.
if ya want them and are having second thoughts about gettng the, pull the trigger, youll be pleased. im gonna give these A GENEROUS ten. more like a 9.5 but w/e
Empire Quik Flip ASA
Shocktech Drop Forward
72 ci 3000 psi tank
Grips on the palms
Restricts trigger fingers
I got these gloves to match my new jersey. I like the way they look and all the padding it has. But, the figgers and palms are too padded and they restrict my trigger fingers way too much. The ventilation is nice but if there wasn't so much useless padding on the palms it would be better. I mean who's going to bet shot on their palm? It makes it hard to curl my fist around the grip and regulator on my gun.
These are nice gloves but I wish I never got them. Get JT gloves instead. I give them a 6 for looks and useful padding on the back of the hand.