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Gloves

Post by D174812H » Fri Nov 25, 2016 7:28 pm

Just interested to hear which brand or style of gloves that people prefer for detecting



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Re: Gloves

Post by daytrader12 » Fri Nov 25, 2016 9:16 pm

Leather gloves in the winter, any good army surplus store for those, about £10-£12
Buy a leather balm to rub in when they have dried out after cleaning and they will stay soft and supple for next time.
Thin builders gloves in the summer, buy ones with a "CUT" rating to protect from sharp objects in the soil.
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Re: Gloves

Post by Me and my boy » Fri Nov 25, 2016 9:57 pm

Cheap builders gloves £1.50 local market. Last ages and bin them when too muddy or can't be bothered to wash them. I find leather get wet and once dries go rock hard and are too uncomfortable.
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Re: Gloves

Post by cammann » Fri Nov 25, 2016 10:02 pm

this is a timely post D174812H . I'm on the lookout for some coated gloves which will be both dirt resistant and warm. Screwfix has some on special offer at £5.99 but they're only available in large and upon trying them on, they really are large! Toolstation had some similar ones which were cheaper, but hi viz yellow, so I gave them a miss.
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Re: Gloves

Post by alfaowner » Fri Nov 25, 2016 11:49 pm

I use a thin pu coated glove , there's a few suppliers and they are very cheap , ::g

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Re: Gloves

Post by amphora » Sat Nov 26, 2016 12:01 am

I use industrial safety gloves.
Thin, you can feel your findings well in the soil. Also smooth to were and use, and strong and save. Protecting against nails, glass, sharp metal, poisones liquids and oils.

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Post by Me and my boy » Sat Nov 26, 2016 9:03 am

amphora wrote:I use industrial safety gloves.
Thin, you can feel your findings well in the soil. Also smooth to were and use, and strong and save. Protecting against nails, glass, sharp metal, poisones liquids and oils.

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Yes the ones I mentioned are these. Don't waste money on expensive ones.
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Re: Gloves

Post by Oxgirl36 » Sat Nov 26, 2016 9:28 am

amphora wrote:I use industrial safety gloves.
Thin, you can feel your findings well in the soil. Also smooth to were and use, and strong and save. Protecting against nails, glass, sharp metal, poisones liquids and oils.

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Tried loads of types and then got a free pair of these with something else I bought. Will not be changing now - these are absolutely brilliant, last ages, keep you safe, wash well. I've bought some cheap thermal fingerless gloves to go over them if it gets mega cold.
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Re: Gloves

Post by Tomo » Sat Nov 26, 2016 10:11 am

I use the screwfix thermal ones for cold mornings at work and on the field. Ideal for them frosty mornings but have to change to thinner ones half way through the morning as they get far to hot on the hands.
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Re: Gloves

Post by hairyharry » Mon Jan 16, 2017 3:40 pm

just picked up a few pairs of these
SKYTEC ARGON THERMAL GRIP GLOVES
Large. 60% nylon, 40% HPT foam construction with HPT foam-coated palm. Silicone-free. Warm, soft lining designed for comfort whilst maintaining dexterity and flexibility.
Thermal insulation to -50°C.
For General Handling
Elasticated Cuffs
Breathable Back
Seamless Lining
Wing Thumb
Machine Washable
they come in Medium, Large and what you do not always see in this type of thermal glove XL.
well they are now reduced in Screwfix and are £3.99 a pair down from £5.99
they are nice and warm, and perfect for a cold morning of detecting.
this is my opinion on these gloves, as i prefer to have warm hands, tried and tested
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Re: Gloves

Post by jimbotrucker » Mon Jan 16, 2017 5:00 pm

I use neoprene scuba gloves for the winter. Very cheap from china on eBay. Think I paid about £5 delivered about 4 years ago and still going strong
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