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Shooting with Gloves??

Discussion in 'Education & Training' started by ZeroRing, Dec 28, 2008.

  1. ZeroRing

    ZeroRing 26th District, WA Active Member

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    Anyone use gloves when shooting in the cold weather?? If so, any particular styles/brands that worked well for you? :huh:

    I've seen some that have holes in the index finger where you can expose just the trigger finger during shooting so you don't have to completely remove the glove to use the weapon and I've seen others that are relatively thin and made specifically for shooting while being worn. But, since I have no experience with either I figured I'd pose the question here. :thumbup:
     
  2. BUZO71

    BUZO71 Emerald Valley, Oregon New Member

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    I like the Underarmor gloves... tight fitting and very tactile.
     
  3. dave

    dave Independence Member

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    I shoot trap, shotgun 12 gauge pretty frequently in the winter. I wear baseball or golf type gloves. They are thin and I can feel the trigger as well as when Im not wearing them
     
  4. CharlesAFerg

    CharlesAFerg Beaverton Active Member

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    I always shoot with gloves, regardless of weather.
    For me, it comes down to protecting my hands, even if it changes things. It can take a while to get used to gloves, and I wouldn't say I'm completely used to it yet.

    Even if you don't regularly, or aren't interested in gloves, you'll want something for this weather, which happens to e the majority of outdoor shooting time here in Oregon. Here's a good pair suited for the weather. It won't fall apart form age and water exposure, and they stand behind their products fairly well.
    http://www.hatch-corp.com/detail.aspx?pid=NS430L
     
  5. ZeroRing

    ZeroRing 26th District, WA Active Member

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    Thanks for the suggestion. I've got a pair on order. :thumbup:
     
  6. Jaybo

    Jaybo Olympia Washington Member

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    I always shoot with gloves..... doesnt leave fingerprints.:cool:
     
  7. CharlesAFerg

    CharlesAFerg Beaverton Active Member

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    Not necessarily, gloves leave a "fingerprint" of their own, or possibly transfer a fingerprint from the glove. There are ways around this, though.
     
  8. JumpWing

    JumpWing NK WA Member

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    Might have to get me a pair as well.

    A quick search is showing a price range of $25-$35 so far...
     
  9. spider

    spider Hillsboro Well-Known Member

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    I work on my camaro for a hobby and notice my mechanix brand gloves have excellent grip and still lets me feel the grips of the bolts when I hand tighten them, with that in mind, threw a brand new set on and went to the range with my colt series 80 .45 which has very aggressive g10 grips. I have to say best 19.95 I ever spent.
     
  10. BUZO71

    BUZO71 Emerald Valley, Oregon New Member

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    FWIW, I've had these particular gloves and the Underarmor fit a little better in the fingertips and made better too.
     
  11. JumpWing

    JumpWing NK WA Member

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    I've heard of UA but I'm not familiar with their product line. I suspect they make more than one style; which did you buy?
     
  12. BUZO71

    BUZO71 Emerald Valley, Oregon New Member

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    I got the Baseball model I believe... Underarmor is the high end sporting undershirt company. The first company with the moister wicking technology. I picked mine up at GI Joes....
     
  13. Unka-Boo

    Unka-Boo Milwaukie Active Member

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    But are you man enough to wear the purple ones?



    :bluelaugh:
     
  14. BUZO71

    BUZO71 Emerald Valley, Oregon New Member

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    I bow to your manhood:laugh::laugh::laugh:
     
  15. ZeroRing

    ZeroRing 26th District, WA Active Member

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    I'd be more impressed if you had been wearing the PINK ones! :banana:

    Nice to see another southpaw around here though. :cool:
     
  16. jeffcohen

    jeffcohen Mulino Or. Member

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    from the nra store you can get 5.11 gloves for about 25.00 ship work really well
     
  17. spider

    spider Hillsboro Well-Known Member

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    I have the yellow ones and my blacked out "tactical" versions lol.
     
  18. ZeroRing

    ZeroRing 26th District, WA Active Member

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    "Blacked out" as in colored with a black sharpie pen? :laugh: :laugh:
     
  19. spider

    spider Hillsboro Well-Known Member

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    :thumbup:
     
  20. ZeroRing

    ZeroRing 26th District, WA Active Member

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    SWEET!!! And oh so tacticool!! :D