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Woodchips2

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Before you get the wrong idea it's latex gloves I'm asking about :roll: . As I've got old and wrinkly I've found that paints and oils affect my skin so I use latex gloves. I'm looking for latex gloves that don't tear as you put them on. I store them out of daylight but they still tend to tear so maybe I need to find a better quality glove. Anybody recommend a good make?
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Hi Keith
What a disappointment :? :)

I buy mine from Arco in box of 100. I seal them in a black bag and keep in a drawer and they are pretty strong.

I don't buy often so can't remember what I pay though.

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The Eriba Turner":1voq4y4o said:
Thanks Bob. We've got an Arco in Northampton so I'll give them a try.
Regards Keith
The best ones by far though are thicker blue colour medical gloves, my wife brings me a handful from work occasionally, (i always check they are unused ones :wink: ).

No idea of brand but they seem almost untearable so I guess probably expensive. I can't ask the missus at the minute 'cos I've presumably done something or other she doesn't like and I'm getting the silent tretment :? .

Most towns seem to have a medical supplies outlet so worth a look if you don't mind the cost or a word with a friendly GP or nurse? I could post you a pair to try out if you wish, Big uns they be :)

Bob
 

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Lons":3iat6g7s said:
The Eriba Turner":3iat6g7s said:
Thanks Bob. We've got an Arco in Northampton so I'll give them a try.
Regards Keith
The best ones by far though are thicker blue colour medical gloves, my wife brings me a handful from work occasionally, (i always check they are unused ones :wink: ).

No idea of brand but they seem almost untearable so I guess probably expensive. I can't ask the missus at the minute 'cos I've presumably done something or other she doesn't like and I'm getting the silent tretment :? .

Most towns seem to have a medical supplies outlet so worth a look if you don't mind the cost or a word with a friendly GP or nurse? I could post you a pair to try out if you wish, Big uns they be :)

Bob
+1 for the blue medical ones, almost tear proof, comfortable and can get 10 or 20 uses out of them compared to the use-once (if you're lucky) cheaper ones. I'll see if I can get details of make/manufacturer/supplier etc.

Edit- Bob saved me the bother. Ta.
 

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I always use the Nitrile gloves they are much better and last a lot longer. You can even apply masking tape with them on without it sticking to them. :wink:
 

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Lons":1ngqk1wh said:
I can't ask the missus at the minute 'cos I've presumably done something or other she doesn't like and I'm getting the silent tretment :? .

Bob
Sounds familiar Bob...anyone not been there :lol: - Rob
 

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woodbloke":1sw012z5 said:
Lons":1sw012z5 said:
Sounds familiar Bob...anyone not been there :lol: - Rob
Don't mind the silence :wink: but it's a b*gger having to make my own dinner :lol:

Anyway it'll be sorted soon. Sent her a text message that if it isn't, I'm not driving around the USA looking at a glum face in the passenger seat :wink:

Bob
 

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phil.p":135evpcp said:
Use nitrile ones - 2 or 3 times the price of latex, but much,much stronger. Motor factors stock them.
Bought a box of 100 nitrile gloves in the local motor factors (never thought of looking there so thanks) for just £6.28. As you say much tougher than latex and more comfortable.

Thanks guys for all the advice.

Regards Keith
 

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Vinyl are normally thicker so great for heavy or nasty chemicals just don't like tight gloves makes my hands flair up so u use the other ones
 
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