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rondonald 02-16-2011 08:40 PM

Glove size-14" or 15"?
 
I recently bought some bauer pro roll 15" gloves and I'm debating whether or not to exchange them for a 14" pair. I'm 6'2" and figured the 15" would be good for me because my hands are a a little bigger than average along with my height. However after getting the 15" pair, they feel a little loose to me. I know I could play in them, but I also know as they break in they will loosen up a bit more, and I'm afraid they might become too loose. Obviously this is a personal preference, but I figured I would ask and see what opinions other people in my size range had. Are 15" gloves uncommon? If anyone uses 15" gloves, how tall/big are you? Any opinions or thoughts?

datsyukianLIKE 02-16-2011 08:45 PM

im prolly 6"1' i have the exact same pair of gloves i have the 14" and they are perfect on my hands and i really dislike loose gloves i think you should go a try them on for like 10 mins and see if you should return them

hattrick3518 02-17-2011 10:12 AM

I'm 6'2" 200lbs, and I wear 15" gloves, I like them big and roomy, I currently wear a pair of Easton Synergy 900's and they are nice. I don't think I'll ever go down in size from 15" I like the extra comfort and space.

Jarick 02-17-2011 10:31 AM

4-Rolls are really big gloves, you'll probably want to size down.

rondonald 02-18-2011 07:57 AM

I went ahead and ordered the 14" pair and sent back the 15's. I think I'm just at the point where its either I go a little large or a little small...I'm banking on the break in loosening them up a bit. Thanks for the input.

Jarick 02-18-2011 09:05 AM

They should, every pair of gloves will loosen up some. I was using 13" TPS 4-Rolls and they fit just a hair loose when new, but they broke in so much I could almost fit both hands into them. I bought 12" gloves of the same kind and they were kind of tight and uncomfortable at first, but after a couple skates broke in nicely.

Funny thing is, I'm now buying shoes a size smaller because I know they're going to break in. Something about playing hockey with really tight skates made me want tighter fitting shoes.

nukethewhales 02-18-2011 11:14 AM

If they feel too loose to you, then it might be a good idea to at least try a smaller size. I had the same issue with a pair of Bauer One55 gloves. I purchased the 15' pair, and when I tried them out, the chaffing on one hand tore off my skin layer by layer, causing it to bleed. I thought it was just breaking in, so I tried it again, and it just kept doing it.

I switched to a 14' pair, and haven't looked back since.

SenzZen 02-18-2011 01:29 PM

I'm 5'11" with an average hand size, but I wear 15" Easton E-Pros and they're ******* sweet. Just takes getting used to, I guess.

Wildturkey12 02-18-2011 01:56 PM

I wear a 14 in Eastons and its time for some new gloves. Do Warriors run really big? I have what seem to be pretty big hands and the 13 in Warrior seem to fit better. Its just weird because I could wear a 15 in some gloves.

mikitas donut 02-18-2011 02:11 PM

Fit seems to vary within brands depending on the model. I wear a 13 in the Bauer Vapors, but the 13 4-Rolls gave me a pinky blister.


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