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Old October 4, 2010, 12:45 PM   #1
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Cold weather shooting glove

Winter will be here soon. Any suggestions on gloves that are warm, but thin enough for shooting or handling tools..........thanks,Al
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Old October 4, 2010, 12:57 PM   #2
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I have used golf gloves for years - if you're talking subzero temps, might not be the best - but if it is just in the 40 or 50's, they will do the job.

Lowe's and HD, IIRC, carry a warm working-type of glove that might work for you as well.
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Old October 4, 2010, 01:46 PM   #3
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Oh, central Florida cold. Now I understand.

I was thinking insulated golf gloves under woolen Thinsulate fingerless mittens with the big flap thingy to cover your fingers when they get too cold.

These things http://www.amazon.com/Thinsulate-Glo.../dp/B0043BT1OI
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Old October 4, 2010, 03:24 PM   #4
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Here's what I use

http://www.rangerjoes.com/gloves-tac-ops-p-3273.html
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Old October 4, 2010, 03:48 PM   #5
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Carhart work gloves are a good choice
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Old October 4, 2010, 04:01 PM   #6
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Hey now JohnBT -

I USED to live in places like North Dakota, Colorado and northern Nevada. Being outside when the temp was minus 65 and the windchill was minus 112 made up my mind that Florida is a good place - besides we had two weeks of freezing temps here last winter - I actually had to wear LONG pants.........

I have tried using some of the insulated gloves as we shot shotgun all year long for leagues - never felt comfortable with the feel on my trigger finger. I have worn golf gloves for about 2 decades now - even in Florida's heat as they keep my grip secure
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Old October 5, 2010, 07:34 AM   #7
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Ha, that's how I gauge the change of seasons - long pants. I didn't put shorts on after work yesterday for the first time since spring. I might have to turn the heat on soon.

I just turned 60 and I'm thinking I'll skip Florida and go straight to Costa Rica. Well maybe not because I'm too lazy to move out of the country, but I really like the place.

I have disliked just about every insulated glove I ever tried. Then I bought a used Winchester SX-2 Waterfowl with the non-slip coating on the plastic stock and now most of my formerly useless glove collection is back in play. Dura-Touch, I just remembered the name of the coating. It even improves the grip of cold wet hands.

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Old October 7, 2010, 11:43 PM   #8
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When it gets cold, I go to my PAST fingerless gloves. They keep my hands warm enough and help with felt recoil.
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Old October 8, 2010, 09:35 AM   #9
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I have military wool glove liners that I use inside of regular leather gloves. I use them with temperatures as low as -20 anything colder than that I stay in bed and just watch coyote hunting.
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Old October 8, 2010, 10:51 AM   #10
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I use these in the winter here

http://www.midwayusa.com/viewproduct...ber=2528110559

Good enough for temps in the 20's to cut on windchill and still a very tactle glove that doesnt get in the way of weapon control manipulation. And the kevlar helps with removing hot suppressors. Its a win-win.
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Old October 8, 2010, 10:56 AM   #11
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http://www.rei.com/product/741061

I use these for cyclo-cross racing and biathlon.
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Old October 9, 2010, 06:07 AM   #12
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Same as one ounce. I wear golf gloves made for rainy weather and wear them for temps into the 30s.
They do cut windchill and give a good grip on the gun when the guns are cold and slippery to the bare fingers.
Plenty supple to allow you to pick up small items without having to take them off.

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