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EDC Gloves? What do you have in your bag?

Discussion in 'EDC Clothing' started by bringerofgame, Sep 6, 2017.

  1. bringerofgame

    bringerofgame Loaded Pockets

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    How bout it y'all? I carry a pair of light duty gloves with me always. Yes there are med gloves in FAK and glove liners for when it's cold to wear under the light duty pair. They are mainly for the sudden need for some protection, as in grabbing a bit of wood or some geocaching treks. I have put them on for hiking through rugged terrain to protect from briars or sharp boulders. My last pair were Ironclad Tac-Ops, which I sliced the thumb open with a side grinder. Really glad I did because my thumb escaped with minimal damage. These have been replaced with Ironclad ExoTac Grip Glove. They fit well, but not as tight in the finger as the Tac-Ops, and I'm not really fond of the silicone grip (may melt during hot grip conditions) that is super shiny at the moment. What are your current light duty gloves that have been awesome for anything not requiring a double leather palm?
     
  2. I switch between Mechanix Original and Mechanix M-Pact, both coyote. Ideal for light bushcraft, the color doesn't mark easily.
     
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  3. MCPOWoller

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    I have quite a few pair of gloves. But in my EDC bag I have Blackhawk light duty gloves. In my GHB I have camelback winter gloves and a pair of Oakley impact gloves. At work I have Mechanix Original. I am sure I have more that I am forgetting. Most were issued while I was on active duty with Navy Combat Camera.
     
  4. garza

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    Mechanix Original and lined jersey cotton gloves. I really dislike driving with cold hands.
     
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    Ace Hardware gloves. Not sure which one though.
     
  6. RoadWizard

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    Mechanix original, and Fast Fit
     
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  7. mdnitedrftr

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    I have Mechanix Fast Fit gloves in all my packs/bags...Multicam :cool:
     
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  8. Guido Nova

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    Monkey-Grip (or is it Gorilla-Grip?). Cheap. About $4/pair. Use them at work every day.
     
  9. bringerofgame

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    Thanks for the options. I'll be checking them out and testing these ExoTac in the meantime.
     
  10. Mudinyeri

    Mudinyeri Loaded Pockets

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    I usually have several pairs of Mechanix FastFit within easy reach - usually a pair in my truck, a pair in my tool bag, etc. They wear out after about 3-6 months, but they're relatively cheap if you buy them in bulk from someplace like Northern Tool.
     
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    I lost the end of my middle finger on my off hand a few years ago and Mechanixs are the only gloves that seem to fit well for me.
     
  12. volvoboy

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    I carry several pairs of Harbor Freight brand mechanic's gloves. I also have a pair of split leather work gloves.
     
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    IronClad Heavy Duty Gloves. The only glove that I found that stands up to the harsh environment that I work in.
     
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    Home Depot work gloves. "FG" variety. Grey and black color. Replaced as needed.


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    Daily? Air Liquide leather welding gloves. Kinda have to have them for my job. LOL

    In my truck and around the house I have various types of Mechanix gloves. Some fast fits, some velcro cuffed etc.

    I also keep boxes of nitrile gloves handy at home. I use them for messy food prep (applying bbq rub etc) so I don't have wash my hands, mechanical work when Mechanix are too bulky and when using solvents etc. Of course there's plenty of them in each first aid kit.
     
  16. FiaOlleDog

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    Mechanix M-Pact black in my EDC bag - size small (US 8, Europe 7) fit tight, I like their knuckle protection and touchscreen compatibility.
    BTW: If Mechanix (or any other manufacturer) would make a similar pair with cut resistance I would switch in a second. Any suggestions?

    Cheap pair of standard working gloves (leather) in my car - for when things get dirty like tire change, motor work, etc.

    Medical nitrile gloves: one pair in my pants pocket, 1 pair in my trauma kit, plus 2 pairs in my IFAK.

    What I'm missing right now is a solid pair of winter gloves - or glove liners. But that's something for another thread.
     
  17. ItsHardToKnow

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    Mechanix gloves are great for most situations
    But I like to keep a pair of leather work gloves in the car too - dont soak up the water like Mechanix do

    Ive worked various jobs, nothing too heavy duty, but sometimes had me in the rain/wet conditions and the mechanix got soaked so fast and you could feel the water squishing around inside. I didnt like it.
     
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    Wolf Gray Mechanix fast fit
     
  19. FiaOlleDog

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    I'm looking to replace my Mechanix M-Pact gloves (who ride daily in my backpack) with something that is similar fit & comfortable but cut-resistant.

    When considering situations I may need to use my EDC gloves (a rare case, because when I do need gloves at home I grab a pair of cheap leather-reinforced work gloves) while away from home it may be either to help rescue someone like from a car accident (lot of broken glass likely) or I need to disarm a knife-swinging kid (theoretically).

    From the research I've done so far I understand that there are different cut and poke resistant levels, from what a butcher may need to cut meat (full metal) to something that is more usable/wearable in the streets.

    Looks like there are Mechanix Wear Tactical Specialty Pursuit CR5 Cut-resistant Gloves, but any other recommendations?
     
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  20. indigo_wolf

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    Work gloves from the big box store for general stuff. Full-grain cowhide for puncture resistance. Deerskin for flexibility after they have gotten wet or sweat-soaked.

    Petzl Cordex gloves (double layer leather in the rope path) for rope/cord work.

    Under absolutely no circumstances will I buy any gloves with a synthetic palm/fingers. They melt/transfer heat at all the wrong times.... grabbing hold of even fast-moving rope is enough to slag them and then turn your skin all red, shiny and tender. That's one of those lessons that you need to only one time and then it sticks with you for life.

    Maybe not today, but eventually... synthetic will come back and bite you in the :censored:/

    ATB,
    Sam
     
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