Thread: Warmer gloves?

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    Our department furnishing your basic leather glove nothing fancy meets the requirements. Cold as Hell I have tried wearing liners or other types of gloves underneath well then you can't hang onto anything. Any good glove reccomendations for cold weather tht don't cost a crazy amount of cash and meets the NFPA standards.

    We had 19 bellow this morning with a windshield of minus 40!!

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    Simple reason for fire gloves getting cold - Its that damn moisture barrier! It prevents moisture from getting in and out hence your paws get cold! Doesnt matter what you wear. About the only thing I can recommend is a packet of hot shots! Keep your hands warm for a while.
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    We had 19 bellow this morning with a windshield of minus 40!!
    I hope your defroster works!

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    Currently a balmy 14 degrees F with a windchill of -5 here

    My gloves are the Firefighter+ model off of this site (scroll to the bottom).

    http://www.glovecorp.com/gloves.asp?...oves&GloveID=1

    We have very rough winters and these gloves are very comfortable in the cold climate. They allow for good dexterity which is also essential. I bought them at the NYSAFC show a couple of years ago (I want to say $25 but my memory is fading ). Good luck and stay safe out there.
    Tom

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    Check out the other post about structural firefighting/extrication gloves.They are very warm.Email me and I can give you some info on them.

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    I keep a pair of wool mittens in the engine this time of year. Everybody around here used to have a pair, but I haven't seen them at the FF supply stores for a while. I looked at the ones I have, but the label's torn off--anybody know who made/makes them?

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