There are tons of options out there for protective eyewear when it comes to shooting sports. While I used to be in the camp of “whatever works for the cheapest price”, I’ve come to appreciate some of the more refined options out there on the market and today, the new Wraptor MILSPEC Ballistic rated safety eyewear from Gatorz caught my eye. The Wraptor frame is joining the same lineup of aluminum-framed impact-resistant eyewear that Gatorz’s Delta, Specter, and original Magnum frames are a part of – all highly reviewed by customers who use them.
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New Wraptor MILSPEC Ballistic Rated Eyewear from Gatorz
The Wraptor frame features a wrap-style fit for full protection across the front of your eyes as well as the sides and is very similar to my favorite style of safety glasses – the shield style. The benefit of the Wraptor frames is not only their wider area of coverage for the eyes, but also for their compact design which allows them to more easily fit underneath hats, helmets, and work better with your chosen method of hearing protection.
- Lightweight, Durable Aerospace Grade Aluminum
- Fully Adjustable Frame and Nosepiece
- Impact Resistant Polycarbonate Lenses
- Thin Temples; Comfortable Fit Under Helmets and Ear Protection
- Hassle Free Returns
- Free Shipping in the US
- Lifetime Frame Warranty
- Military, Veteran, and First Responder Discount
- American Made
Like other Gatorz ballistic eyewear, the Wraptors are capable of withstanding two shots from a .15 caliber projectile that is traveling between 700 and 725 fps without producing any cracks, or fragments that could dislodge from the body and harm the face or the eyes. The Wraptor frame will make use of the already existing lineup of Gatorz lenses including their photochromatic (transition) Inferno lens, their clear lense, and of course their smoked lenses – all of which offer UV 400 protection, and include both an anti-fog and hydro-oleophobic coating.
In addition to the release of the Wraptor frame, Gatorz is also releasing a few limited editions of already existing frames like the new Specter frame in Cerakote Gunmetal, OD green, or Tan. The new Wraptor frames will be available (at the time of writing) in black frame configuration only and will retail for $240.00. What are your thoughts on this new offering? Are these worth picking up for shooters who find themselves on the steel range often or should everyone just stick to the Home Depot bargain bin specials?