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5 Best Shooting Gloves

Close-up detail view of hands in gloves holding gun. Shooting range

Whether for duty use, hunting or practice at the range, a good pair of shooting gloves is a useful thing to have.

When you are looking at shooting gloves, you will want a pair that is durable, sufficient for your environment and temperature, and allows you to keep your dexterity while handling your firearms.

Let’s take a look at the five best shooting gloves and what makes them so great.

1. Ringers Gloves Duty Gloves

These Ringers Gloves Duty Gloves feature spandex construction that provides a snug and secure fit for easy firearm manipulation.

They are durable, lightweight and flexible, making them perfect for a long day at the range or a long shift on duty.

These are breathable and comfortable gloves that you can wear all day without discomfort or fatigue.

Further, the gloves are completely washable after a long day of use.

Ringers Gloves

2. Magpul Patrol Glove 2.0

These Magpul Patrol Glove 2.0s are extremely durable and are built for hard duty with an enhanced range of motion.

They are constructed with a goatskin leather palm and a corded nylon back, allowing for excellent gripping surface and durability.

Additionally, the padded contoured knuckles protect your hands while retaining sufficient dexterity.

These shooting gloves also incorporate a touchscreen-compatible thumb portion, allowing you to use electronic devices.

Magpul shooting gloves

3. Mechanix Wear Specialty Vent Shooting Gloves

These Mechanix Wear Specialty Vent Shooting Gloves feature a low-profile Thermoplastic Rubber (TPR) closure that provides a secure fit to the wrist.

The lightweight mesh construction allows cool air to circulate throughout the glove, keeping your hands cool and sweat-free.

Additionally, the ventilated trigger finger and finger fourchettes aid in cooling and the micro-fleece sweat wipe keeps your hands dry.

Anatomical stitch darts conform to the natural curvature of the hand to create a precision fit and expandable flex joints improve overall finger mobility.

Mechanix shooting gloves

4. Bob Allen Shotgunner’s Gloves

These Bob Allen Shotgunner’s Gloves feature an elastic mesh body for a snug and comfortable fit.

Further, the ultra-suede palm with improved grip helps keep your firearm firmly in place while making rapid follow-up shots.

The hook-and-loop velcro wrist adjustment allows you to get a comfortable fit depending on your wrist size and preference.

These shooting gloves are also washable after a long day at the range or out hunting.

Bob Allen Shotgunner's Gloves

5. Voodoo Tactical Police Search Gloves

These Voodoo Tactical Police Search Gloves have a neoprene and nylon construction, allowing for plenty of dexterity while firing.

They provide a snug fit for weapon use, with no loose material to snag on anything unintentionally.

Additionally, they utilize a hook-and-loop closure system to properly fit the gloves to the shooter’s hands.

These durable gloves provide ample protection, while still allowing good tactile feeling for firearm manipulation.

Voodoo Tactical Police Gloves

Honorable Mention: Damascus Protective Gear ATX5 Gloves

These Damascus Protective Gear ATX5 Lightweight Patrol Gloves feature slip-on construction with zero bulk for a lightweight controllable feel.

They feature palms made of premium single layer leather with perforated air vents to keep your hands both protected and cool.

The lightweight lycra twill backhands provide additional stretch and extra breathability for all-day comfort.

Further, the elasticized wrist opening keeps the gloves snug and snag-free while you are shooting.

Damascus Protective Gear

Conclusion: Shooting Gloves

Finding the right pair of shooting gloves is largely dependent on your intended use and personal preferences.

Some pairs are better for some tasks than others, but once you determine what you want, that choice becomes much easier.

If you choose any of the shooting gloves on this list, you’re sure to have a solid pair that will serve you well.

What shooting gloves do you prefer? Why? Let us know in the comments section below!

About the Author:

Alex Cole

Alex is a younger firearms enthusiast who’s been shooting since he was a kid. He loves consuming all information related to guns and is constantly trying to enhance his knowledge, understanding, and use of firearms. Not a day goes by where he doesn’t do something firearms-related and he tries to visit the range at least a couple of times a month to maintain and improve his shooting skills.

His primary focus is on handguns, but he loves all types of firearms. He enjoys disassembling and reassembling firearms to see how they work and installs most of the upgrades to his firearms himself, taking it as a chance to learn. He’s not only interested in modern handguns and rifles, he appreciates the classics for both historical value and real-world use.
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1 Comment;

  1. I would take any pair of gloves that would actually fit. I get 2xl gloves that are always to small. If I can get them on, they will be near impossible to get off.

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