H2O 2mm Max Lycra Backed Webbed Surf Gloves gk-6-Small 019175

Mfg Part #: gk-6
 $17.95 
  • 2mm sharkskin palm (Synthetic Leather) and Fingers provides a high degree of protection, wear resistance and dexterity
  • Lycra back for greater flexibilty
  • Adds resistance for muscle toning while swimming laps
  • Great Combination of Warmth and speed
  • Provides good exposure protection
  • SIZES: Small through XLarge
  • Designed for surfing, swimming, personal watercraft and other action sport activities - Not Snorkeling or Scuba Diving
  • FULL MANUFACTURER'S WARRANTY

Customer Reviews for H2O 2mm Max Lycra Backed Webbed Surf Gloves:

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Average Customer Review: based on 12 reviews.

Rating: They stretch
Reviewer: Richard W.
Overall, I’m satisfied with the gloves. However, I recommend buying one size smaller because they do stretch with use. When I received the gloves they allowed the first joint of each finger to extend past the end. Now they completely cover my small finger and thumb and extend beyond the rest unless I keep pulling them back. This doesn’t detract from their functionality, it’s just a bit irritating. I normally wear men’s large gloves and I ordered the large. I probably would have been happier with the mediums.

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7 out of 12 people found this review helpful.

Rating: Island Boy
Reviewer: James Finnigan  -  View all my reviews
I use these for long-distance swimming in tropical waters. They are incredible, you really feel the difference of the pull they give you in the water. I now use these all the time when I swim, because I swim great distances and they really make a difference, and are extremely efficient and alow me to cover more distance. Buy a pair, then bring them down to St John in the U.S.V.I.s. You will be glad that you did. Smile

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117 out of 224 people found this review helpful.

Rating: Good for Swimming
Reviewer: Robin Ross
Had to return originals because the size was smaller than the model I replaced, but in all other ways it seems good. Ive had them for nearly a month. Dont know yet if the palm will hold up over time.

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81 out of 160 people found this review helpful.

Rating: H20 Max Lycra/neoprene webbed gloves
Reviewer: Darren B.
These gloves work surprisingly well for paddling out. I live where the water is pretty cold, and these gloves are definitely not going to cut it for winter conditions, but I can see myself using them again in the spring. Ive only used them a couple of times, but the increased drag (a good thing) was definitely noticeable. The palms grip nicely on my rails as well. Great product for the money.

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187 out of 412 people found this review helpful.

Rating: webbed surf gloves
Reviewer: Anthony C.
Everyone I know thought they were the bomb. Dont use them for cleaning boats (bottom hulls). I got a hole in mine already.

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61 out of 124 people found this review helpful.

Rating: Great for Lap swim!!
Reviewer: Ian S.
These are great!!! They really help with my laps in the pool. The design helps tone the muscels... It really gives me a great workout.. Now I wouldnt swim with out them. BUT...The lycra material will start to break down on cause of the clorine in the pool... Maybe order the other style G-8 that has heavy rubber on the back in stead of lycra material.

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339 out of 724 people found this review helpful.

Rating: These gloves work great!
Reviewer: Don T.
these gloves were perfect for the snorkeling i did in Honduras this year. they gave me that extra pull i wanted but also allowed me to use my fingers when i needed to. theyre light weight and fully protected my fingers against any coral or rocks i encountered. the only tricky thing with them is getting them on and off when theyre wet. they fit so nicely they dont want to let go of my hands.

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582 out of 1129 people found this review helpful.

Rating: web gloves
Reviewer: Jody Miller  -  View all my reviews
These things are great. They have really helped me with my paddling for waves and for being as thin as they are, they keep your hands pretty warm.

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245 out of 468 people found this review helpful.

Rating: Ok
Reviewer: Patrick V.
Did the job, but the Velcro looks like it could wear away very fast, esp. if they are not taken care of. Gives very good grip on board and does propel through water faster though.

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189 out of 400 people found this review helpful.

Rating: They work for me
Reviewer: Thomas Cosgrove
I swim 5 days a week for about an hr.this is about a mile,the H2O gloves last 8-10 months vs any other brand that starts coming apart in a few months. Like to get value out of something H2O!

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265 out of 498 people found this review helpful.

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Questions and Answers for H2O 2mm Max Lycra Backed Webbed Surf Gloves:


  • Dave:

    Headed to Rincon PR for bodysurfing and surf trip. The problem is that my middle finger will have to stay in a small splint due to an accident. Hoping that the gloves will fit over the splint. Any ideas

    Bob  (Certified Scuba Instructor at Scuba.com):

    The only way the gloves will fit over a splint will be if you purchase them large enough to cover the extra space. But the down side to that will be that they will most likely be way too large for the rest of hand and fingers.

  • L.:

    I want something to protect my gel nail polish from the clorine when I do aqua aerobics.

    Bob  (Certified Scuba Instructor at Scuba.com):

    Unfortunately gloves for divers and snorkelers are not waterproof. They are designed to let water in.

Max - GK6

2mm thick material for warm water use
Lycra back, stretches and keeps warmth
Nylon 2 palm w/ a sticky PVC coating, perfect for surfing or any aquatic sport that requires manual dexterity
Velcro strap to keep snug and tight
Sizes: S, M, L, XL

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