Find Your Perfect Fit: The Best Shooting Gloves Tested

With a hobby like shooting, safety accessories abound. Of course, we recommend that eye and ear protection accompanies every shot you take (so that you can keep shooting for years to come) – but what about your hands?

Putting all the tough guy pretense aside (some of us certainly take pride in our calluses & scars), certain injuries just plain suck, and anyone would want to avoid them at all costs.

For example, have you ever had a sunburn on the backs of your hands? It’s awful, will annoy you for days, and impact your ability to shoot accurately. Same with burns from shell casings or other injuries you can sustain at the range.

Also, especially for some of us in the northern parts of the world, it can get awfully cold out for good portions of the year, and you’ll still want to be able to use touchscreen devices to ensure you nail emojis as well as downrange targets.

Therefore, I experts recommend a good pair of tactical gloves to add to your shooting accessories. It’s impossible to test very glove on the market, but I pulled together some of the very best with the goal of giving you a representative slice of the features, styles, and materials that you should be looking for when combing through the pile of gloves available today.

By Michael Crites

Michael Crites is el jefe around here. He has spent more than 30 years shooting, learning about guns, and collecting firearms old and new. He holds his Oregon Concealed Handgun License, and enjoys testing products in the back 40 of his farm.

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