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Dye C8 Men’s Paintball Pants


Those are the latest and greatest in the Dye paintball pants collection. They are basically an upgraded version of the C7 (obviously they are upgradeable). They possess absolutely every one of the C7 characteristics minus the weight issue some people were complaining about. Another thing Dye altered a little bit is the design…there are slightly more different than the C7 and look more like the c6, but better. I think there’s no need to repeat the previous review, but yet again I’ll give you the features so you can spend some more time reading:
• Padding – Paintball pants probably take the most abuse out of all of the playing gear. Let’s face it, slides, dives, constant kneeling and crawling; all cause wear and tear on pants. Dye’s design team has taken all of these aspects into consideration when developing the C8 pant. They recruited their top professional athletes and developers to figure out how to make the C8 pant withstand the abuse from professional play. They have added heavy-duty multi-panel ballistic nylon kneepads with Kevlar stretch joints for maximum strength. Dye developed compression formed crotch protection to offer total coverage in the most critical areas. New for ’08, is wrap around side panels. These new panels are compression formed and provide a more durable and protective surface on the sides of the pant.
• Venting – We cannot stress venting enough. This year, Dye integrated up to 50% more venting into the pant. This large increase in ventilation will allow air to circulate faster and more efficiently from your body. They have strategically integrated air channels in the front and rear of the pant. These channels optimize airflow. Again, allowing you to cool off faster. The C8 pant features a dual layer mesh. The top layer is a small hole mesh that is extremely durable. This top layer keeps debris from entering into the second layer. The second layer is a large hole mesh material. This large hole mesh is what allows maximum airflow.
• Harness Stabilizer – The back yoke of the pant features a new harness stabilizer design incorporated into the new flow through venting system. The new harness stabilizer is a direct inject design that is adhered directly to the small hole mesh. The small hole mesh provides an excellent surface for the direct inject, making it extremely durable. Because the harness stabilizer is on the top surface, it has the ability to grip your harness firmly and prevent any annoying harness twist. Once again, flow through venting has been incorporated into this section of the pant and also wraps around the sides and front of the pant.
• Adjustable Waist – Dye’s adjustable waist not only allows you to change the fitting of your pant, but the internal elastic belt also acts as a small comfortable kidney belt.
• Swab Pocket – Holds standard flex swabs or stick swabs.
• Adjustable Cuffs – For those of you who like a tight cuff, the adjustable ankle cuffs allow the perfect fit for any type of cleat.
So as I said those are the newest in the Dye collection and if you though that they’ll be pricier than their predecessors, you’re right. They cost $149.95 and this is probably the only disadvantage they have. They come in the same colors as the C7 – red, blue, gold, olive green and black/grey. So with that said I just can’t think of something else. Again this is a product you won’t regret buying if you decide to. And if you want to have the best pants out there this is the right pick.

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