Gear: Pro-Tech 8

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Pro-Tech 8

Pro-Tech 8
Category: Turnout & Duty Gear
Subcategory: Gloves
Price: $59.95
Average Rating:
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(30 Votes)
Description:

Features: - NFPA-Approved for structural firefighting (NFPA 1971, 2007 Ed.) - Two Gloves In One - 8 Layers Of Superior Hand Protection - Unsurpassed Dexterity, Flexibility And Comfort - Special Cuff With Full Wrap Wrist Strap For A More Secure Fit In All Situations - Cut Resistant Protection - Light Weight Available in Long or Short Cuff NOTE: Limited quatities available according to manufacturer, they will no longer produce this glove due to the introduction of a new model.

Member Reviews

  • John_r_class_a_pic_2
    Fyremedic, Sun, 22 Jun 2008 14:08:24 UTC.
    1st review

    Provides excellent mobility and heat resistance.
    My hands were less fatigued during operations while using this glove.

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  • Waterrescue
    AkRick907, Thu, 07 Aug 2008 04:23:28 UTC.

    Loved them... they had great dexterity allowing easy rope work. very absortbent outer layer holds debris readily but still keep hands warm in subzero weather. the gloves held up for about a year.

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    Capt_Womble, Fri, 08 Aug 2008 02:51:08 UTC.

    good gloves. soft good protection and makes it easy to fell hoses and hand lines

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    Firefighter0788, Fri, 15 Aug 2008 16:07:13 UTC.

    This glove its awesome. I dont have limited mobility, therefore i can get the job done faster and more efficiently. Would recommend to anyone!

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    fireman174, Sat, 16 Aug 2008 15:01:40 UTC.

    Amazing gloves they provide great mobilitly and heat resistance. Mine have been threw several structure fires and they are still providing excellent protection.

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    hallberg630, Thu, 11 Sep 2008 21:15:03 UTC.

    these gloves are amazing....no more carrying 2 different pairs of gloves, 1 glove to do all jobs. i could actually pick up a quarter off the floor with these gloves

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    ajustus, Thu, 25 Sep 2008 13:27:26 UTC.

    Great glove, light weight, flexible and beats the heat

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    kvfd701, Wed, 15 Oct 2008 11:55:03 UTC.

    Great gloves and well worth the money. It's great to be able to put a glove on when it's wet.

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    DINO1978, Thu, 16 Oct 2008 00:53:46 UTC.

    THE NUMBER 1 GLOVE ON THE MARKET!!!! NO MORE PULLIN THE INSIDE OF GLOVE OUT AFTER A FIRE AND TRING TO PUT IT BACK ON WITH A WHOLE LOT OF RESISTENCE..THIS GLOVE ALTHOUGH ALITTLE PRICEY IS THE CREAM OF THE CROP!!

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    Chizzo, Sat, 18 Oct 2008 05:22:54 UTC.

    Great glove. Need a couple sets though cause once they are wet good luck getting them on.

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    apfd_jake, Mon, 03 Nov 2008 19:19:28 UTC.

    i have a pair of these gloves and they are the best thing ever. mine have the wrist strap which makes for a better fit. i love them, they are comfortable and are not stiff at all, easy to move your hands around in. great gloves, highly reccomened!!

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    HITCH, Mon, 03 Nov 2008 19:25:05 UTC.

    Just got a pair last week the new ones. Best gloves you can pull your hands out of your wet gloves and you can put them right back on. So much better than having to put the inside of gloves back into the fingers. I would tell eveyrone and every department to get them.

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    topekafd, Sat, 29 Nov 2008 03:33:50 UTC.

    Gloves fit well. However we will not let anyone on our department wear do to the fact that several in a neighboring department had the backs of their hands burnt in a training fire. Lucky for them it wasn't too bad. Also seen a demo at a UL testing lab and the material these gloves were made from melted at a low temp compaired to what they were suppose to be tested at. NOT A GLOVE I WOULD RECOMMEND!

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    dmfd396, Sun, 04 Jan 2009 05:51:38 UTC.

    Best glove I think to feel things like you are only wearing a pair of leather work gloves minus the heat. Flexibility second to none.

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    ToTo, Thu, 08 Jan 2009 10:11:27 UTC.

    These are great. they are easy to wear and you can move freely in them. they are not bulky and the provide excelent amounts of fire protection with a feel like extrication gloves. wouldnt ever own anything but them

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    Account Removed, Tue, 13 Jan 2009 19:15:41 UTC.

    Most comfortable gloves on the market. cant say enough goo about them.

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    Account Removed, Thu, 15 Jan 2009 08:08:54 UTC.

    The best dexterity I've seen in a structural glove. It's actually possible to pick up a quarter off the sidewalk while wearing these gloves. The fabric does tend to tear around the fingertips after several months of use. The inside of the glove stays fairly dry compared to most other gloves I've used. My main problem is that the wristlets are a pretty snug fit, so it takes me a few extra seconds to get the gloves on and off.

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    sv1332, Mon, 09 Feb 2009 21:25:44 UTC.

    best for dexterity, but very difficult to get on when wet. not very durable either mine tore up
    three months.

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    firefighter4thecross, Wed, 11 Feb 2009 03:16:09 UTC.

    I absolutely love these gloves, they are nowhere near as bulky as the other firefighter gloves out there. They are extremely comfortable, and actually dry out pretty fast.

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    byerley653, Wed, 18 Feb 2009 20:24:39 UTC.

    i used to love these gloves, but i have seen them melt on peoples hands 2 times now. it just from the heat in a structure with no direct flame inpingement on the glove. blistered one guys hands real bad and the other guy just told me about his melting. mine started to melt at a structure, they shrunk on the inside they got so hot. but i have them in my gear still for rescue and wildland fires.

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    firerescueinstructor, Wed, 29 Apr 2009 01:19:53 UTC.

    I am a state fire instructor and have used them on numerous occassions and feel very good using them. I use them on training structure burns, Flammable liquids and gases, flashover container, and regular firefighting and have NOT had any bad experiences.

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    Account Removed, Fri, 22 May 2009 18:43:01 UTC.

    As far as fit, feel and dexterity the Pro-Tech 8's are some of the best gloves I have worn in my 19 years in the fire service. I have not had any problems with heat coming through the gloves as I have read on other reviews. However, I have found one draw back in the design of the glove. We had responded to a structure fire and during extinguishment we had to handle some masonry walls that had collapsed. After we had completed the call, I had noticed that the masonry had torn holes through the thin brown leather lining on the palm of the glove. It has not affected the integrity of the glove or heat resistance on the fingers or palms. I have brought the issue to the manufactures attention with no response at this time. I guess this is the trade off for having a glove with better dexterity. Anxious to see the new model that is coming out from Pro-Tech.

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    kubek10, Sat, 04 Jul 2009 14:11:38 UTC.

    I love these gloves! Very flexible and they don't stiffen up as much as traditional structural gloves.

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    KMacht, Mon, 06 Jul 2009 16:09:11 UTC.

    Great gloves, They have lasted well and have great dexterity, well worth the money

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    LeeKasten, Tue, 21 Jul 2009 01:52:05 UTC.

    Have had a lot of complaints about the durability of them. Made in Pakistan after all.

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    bigstick, Thu, 20 Aug 2009 05:24:45 UTC.

    I love this glove. Fantastic dexterity and incredibly comfortable. As a state fire instructor I had my last pair in dozens of fires and have had nothing but a positive experience with them.

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    FireHot1, Fri, 04 Sep 2009 02:55:29 UTC.

    Great gloves!!! They become part of your Hand! Dexerity, Comfort and being secure on my hands, secures this Product as a "Must Have"!

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    AIT, Fri, 13 Nov 2009 01:43:31 UTC.

    Z-Best. This gloves are light weight gives you EXCELLENT DEXTERITY!!They slide on like work gloves. I use these gloves many of times! Worked great for me on structure fire training.

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    Account Removed, Sat, 13 Feb 2010 02:35:30 UTC.

    Mine have been through plenty of fires and are still in good shape. Very soft and flexible.

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    CFD1989, Sat, 26 Feb 2011 18:48:06 UTC.

    I have put these gloves through lots of fires and have held up very good i also love how flexable they are!!

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