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  1. Glove Make & Model : ProGK Revolution Pro Contact (I think? Not in production anymore but updated model now available) Cut : Traditional Roll Finger with wrap over thumb. No bells or whistles. Latex : 4mm Contact Latex Wrist Strap : Standard latex strap Wrist Entry : Traditional bandadge style wrist entry Glove Body : Mesh body for ventilation with a mostly latex backhand Finger Protection : Removable via velcro opening in backhand Price : e.g N/A anymore. Latest update of glove is £39.50 Where from : Available at https://www.pro-gk.com/product/revolution-tekta-contact/ First Impressions The gloves come with a plastic film on the palm, obviously this needs to be removed. The fit was incredibly tight with the spines in, I could not wear the gloves with the spines in for a long time without being worried for the stitching in the glove so I removed all of the spines straight away. Important to note, if you prefer spines, consider going half a size up, thankfully ProGK are one of the brands who offer this option. Use I had been almost exclusively wearing negative cut gloves for a long period before I bought these. They were on sale on the website for a silly price and I think I paid less than £30 in total including p&p which is a bargain! I felt like it was a great decision to come back to a roll finger for these gloves. The fit is a perfect fit for a roll finger, nice and snug but not too tight where they dig in at the base of my fingers which I have had happen with previous roll finger gloves. The contact latex did feel very tacky right after I peeled the palms but as always, I gave them a pre wash and they really came alive. Across a range of conditions ranging from very hot & dry to wet weather, these gloves held up very very well. In the dry and damp I did not notice much difference in terms of grip but as usual with a contact latex, grip decreased but, only ever so slightly, in the wet. The foam backing and internal materials in the glove give a very nice cushioned feel when catching the ball. If I had gone up a size and worn the spines in, I don’t imagine that I’d have had any problems with the spines digging into my backhand when making saves. The latex backhand has a level of embossing that adds some nice detail and character to the glove and the black logo adds a nice classy contrast to the white backhand. Due to it being a predominantly latex backhand the gloves do keep your hands warm so in exceedingly hot conditions this could be an issue. The wrist strap and bandage entry were fairly standard but worked very well and gave me no issues when it came to relying on them to stay tight and strapped up during games. The font used on the personalisation is one of the best that I’ve seen on gloves and really adds a classy professional look to the strap. Ratings (out of 10) Looks – 7/10 – Very classy glove, not trying to be anything that they aren’y. I’ll always have time for a traditional looking glove like these. Fit – 9/10 – near perfect fit. Very comfortable gloves that true to size in my usual size 10 Build Quality – 9.5/10 – one or two threads have come loose around the wrist bandage but nothing has come undone and no wholes have appeared despite very rigorous use. Dry Grip – 9/10 – can’t fault them too much. Quite a thirsty latex so keep a bottle of water handy but when kept damp, fantastic gripping gloves. Wet Grip – 8/10 Durability – very good so far, 9/10 for abrasion. Grip has lost it’s tackiness but still easily comparable to a good giga latex at the moment Overall 8.5/10 (ish) Conclusion Very solid pair of gloves. Happily wore these in several matches and training sessions and will continue to wear them for training. This specific model is not available anymore but the latest range of ProGK gloves features an updated range with great new features and has carried across a few of the best bits from these so I’m sure they will be even better again. Pictures of the gloves available at - https://photos.app.goo.gl/gKyLqqVdcXTpt3pg6
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