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uk_45
-31st May 2004, 12:54
Ok we have three sizes of pistol grip Small, med, large

Quick question can some one translate these into glove sizes to make them easier to understand.

gbm
-31st May 2004, 14:36
Don't LP gloves come in small, medium and large?

I have heard that better fencers tend to use small grips as they have more control.

uk_45
-31st May 2004, 14:52
No the good gloves come in proper sizes eg im a 9.5

Neo
-31st May 2004, 15:01
Originally posted by uk_45
No the good gloves come in proper sizes eg im a 9.5

You're likely a large. I use a 7 or a 7.5 and I usually use medium, but have been known to use large on occassion tho I find its a little too large.

Isn't there an extra large size too?

It all depends on how you like your grip too. If you like something small in your hand (no innuendo please.. that's my job :grin: ) then go for the smaller size, but if you like something bigger to hold onto (fat girls are more appreciative tho.. sorry couldn't resist) then get the bigger size.

uk_45
-31st May 2004, 15:43
Thanks neo

Rdb811
-31st May 2004, 16:17
Although gloves are sized, the labelling is invariably a bit random. Not the thing to buy mail order.

symon
-31st May 2004, 20:18
Originally posted by uk_45
No the good gloves come in proper sizes eg im a 9.5
I'm about the same "9-91/2"" and a medium i about a good handle size for me

wingnutLP
-1st June 2004, 08:42
Originally posted by goodbadandme
Don't LP gloves come in small, medium and large?

I have heard that better fencers tend to use small grips as they have more control.

Off topic I know but .... Golubitsky pro grip here we come!

uk_45
-1st June 2004, 08:57
really?

sparkymark567
-1st June 2004, 12:21
yep small handles for me.

(although I'm not sure that they are making me a better fencer).

uk_45
-1st June 2004, 12:32
Originally posted by wingnut
Off topic I know but .... Golubitsky pro grip here we come!

So ontopic what sive grip would you say for a 9.5 glove size

Neo
-1st June 2004, 12:35
Go in and find out.

uk_45
-1st June 2004, 12:42
bit of a trek for me tho you see!

sparkymark567
-1st June 2004, 13:07
Most people have LP handles. ask at your club.

The grippy surface handles are

Green or yellow = small
Blue = medium
Red/Brown = Large

uk_45
-1st June 2004, 13:11
Ah thanks

gbm
-1st June 2004, 13:41
Originally posted by wingnut
Off topic I know but .... Golubitsky pro grip here we come!

Where! When! Put it on the LP site!

uk_45
-1st June 2004, 13:57
Proberbly another forthcoming release

gbm
-1st June 2004, 15:12
It is already delayed...

uk_45
-1st June 2004, 15:59
Ohh its the first i've heard thats all

Neo
-1st June 2004, 16:05
according to GFC site it was supposed to come out in March

uk_45
-1st June 2004, 16:12
Any one got a link to his site?

Neo
-1st June 2004, 16:15
http://www.gfc-world.com

Winwaloe
-2nd June 2004, 16:23
Would agree that most of the good foilists I have seen do seem to use a smaller grip/handle. Like most other things it probably comes down to a mix of objective and subjective. Is certainly worth finding out what fits for you.