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    Who makes the best Sparring Gear. Who is your preferred manufacturer?
    Quality outweighs quantity every time.

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    I am pretty partial to Macho brand sparring gear. I have had the same set since 1991.
    Quality outweighs quantity every time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rob Broad
    Who makes the best Sparring Gear. Who is your preferred manufacturer?
    Century is not too horrible
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    I have a mixed set, Century and Macho and they seem to be holding up pretty well. I would say that I am not big on the century boots and gloves but that’s just me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rob Broad
    I am pretty partial to Macho brand sparring gear. I have had the same set since 1991.
    How in the world does your gear last that long?!?

    I've pretty much just used Century for the most part and it doesn't last. I guess I should be using Macho.
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    You have to take them out of the bag, Rob. LOL

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    They have have had many hours of use. I actually still have my original fingerless gloves from when i first started training. Now adays they would be illegal at tournaments because all the vinyl is wore off and they are a rough fabric. But they still feel nice.
    Quality outweighs quantity every time.

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    I have a Macho set, however, i just purchased an MTI set for my son from tigerstrike.com i'll let you know how they last 11 year olds are hell on everything.
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    Combat Sport! Stuff takes a licking and keeps on working.

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