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svk

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I always keep several pairs of the cheap yellow cotton gloves on hand. Just use them till they become waterlogged and switch to the next pair. I do not want to use expensive gloves like goretex on wood as it ruins them quickly.
 
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These are my favorite. Way WAY better than Atlas gloves. This company sells several types by this brand. I like these best, but haven't tried the actual waterproof ones. I buy a dozen at a time for $60/dozen. Wear till wet, swap, repeat. They don't last forever, but for $5/pair, they're great.
 
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Get a box (I buy them by the case and use them for everything from oil changes to food prep) of black nitrile gloves.



https://www.ebay.com/p/1301895570?iid=193703922082&thm=10


For winter, what you wear over them is up to you. I like atlas 300 if it is not too cold. Atlas 451 is a good thermal glove. The atlas 380 is a stellar glove for automotive/dexterity work. Toss the liner when you are done and launder the outer glove.



https://www.palmflex.com/Atlas-300-...term=atlas 300 gloves&utm_content=Atlas - 300
 
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I always keep several pairs of the cheap yellow cotton gloves on hand. Just use them till they become waterlogged and switch to the next pair. I do not want to use expensive gloves like goretex on wood as it ruins them quickly.
Yep , just rotate a bunch of cheap pairs ..I get‘m wet then lay them on the splitter ram and they’re dry in no time.

I’ve got 10-12 pair of these GeatWhite cut resistant gloves I rotate while working in the wet/snow. I am lucky in that I gather these gloves at work before they end up in the trash , I give them a good laundering and put them to work. A7FADD05-F749-4F16-A143-9032F2C1037C.jpeg
 
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These are my favorite. Way WAY better than Atlas gloves. This company sells several types by this brand. I like these best, but haven't tried the actual waterproof ones. I buy a dozen at a time for $60/dozen. Wear till wet, swap, repeat. They don't last forever, but for $5/pair, they're great.

Thanks for the link. Ive been meaning to order replacements for the Atlas gloves I ordered a couple years ago. If these last longer, its a win win.

Ordered some of the waterproof ones too.
 
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These are the frost breakers which look to be the same as the chilly grip. I get them for $4-6 a pair normally at Runnings. The style of glove can't be beat. I'll have to try some Chilly's.
 
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I buy gloves by the hundreds so I take ten pair of leather ones and just change them when they get wet. For cutting I do not wear gloves so hands do not get very wet, but when handling that is different. Thanks
 
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For stacking wood in the snow ill just use a cheap pair of waterproof mits.


For splitting i will wear a Mechanic’s type glove for more dexterity.


Sent while firmly grasping my redline lubed RAM
 
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I have been using Kinco brand winter/water proof style. Not water proof by any means but do hold up for awhile. I will rub some snoseal into mine to help. But being pigskin, they hold up well for firewood and still dry supple when wet. Cowhide is a no-no for gloves that will get wet. Dry hard like concrete. Deerskin/elkskin stay supple but do not have the strength of pigskin for firewood. I usually get about a season from a pr of Kinco before the fingers start to get thin.
 
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For all around winter work gloves I use the Kinco 901. They are cheap, tough, fairly good dexterity and when I add some sno seal (or equivalent) they are quite waterproof.
 
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I build pole barns all year round in upstate ny. Have struggled for years to find gloves that fit my needs for movement. Best I have found are white cotton glove liners from tsc. When they get to bad grab another pair. 20 pairs is 10$. I generally don’t wear gloves unless it’s below 20 degrees but these gloves keep my hands warm even when they are wet.
 
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