Winter Gloves

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  1. Ackroyd_82

    Ackroyd_82 Member
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    What gloves are you guys thinking of using this winter. I have been using sealskinz for the past few years. They are okay, but don't seem to stay waterproof for long.
    Anyone tried the glacier glove?
     
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  2. silversurfer

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    Not tried um but...Joka polar gloves i think how its spelled!
     
  3. Gmeister

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    I thought of buying sealskin gloves!
    Do they not live up to there name!?
     
  4. M.K Cleaners.co.uk

    M.K Cleaners.co.uk Grand Master
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    I was looking at those gloves that heat up! I plan on using my WFP (if I ever get my tank)in winter so any glove will be fine
     
  5. Martyn

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    Sealskins are rubbish, and they certainly don't stand up to wfp, the only half decent ones they do are the ones with leather palms but even then the stitching lets them down.
     
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    mrtaytay Grand Master
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    Sealskins did me proud last year. They kept my hands warm and dry most of the winter, apart from when it was really really cold. They are also a nice tight fit...ideal for trad cleaning. You do have to be careful with the waterproof membrane within the glove. It can easily pierce if you start doing a job like gardening whilxt wearing them. Once pierced, they are no longer waterproof.
     
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    M.K Cleaners.co.uk Grand Master
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    I had some trouble with gloves last year. The all claim to be waterproof when in fact they are only water resistant.
     
  8. mr shine

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    il have to get some proper gloves i had a pair of unger neoprene last winter and what a waste of money ,after a few days use the holes started to appear
     
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    yungstown
     
  10. Ackroyd_82

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    Think I'm gonna try the glacier glove this year and see how I get on. They are neoprene water proof, which hopefully means the water will just run off them.

    The sealskinz are okay, but when they get wet, they stay wet as the outer layer is made of material. This make is annoying when trying to detail, as you tend to through a lot of scrims.
     
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