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Old 08-24-2017, 08:40 PM
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Old 08-24-2017, 09:24 PM
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I can't wear the Mechanix or Uline style glove for much. They usually don't last but a couple days for me anyhow. I will happily go through a bunch of Latex gloves in a day though if I'm doing something messy. At least with those I still can feel and have all my dexterity.
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Old 08-27-2017, 10:46 AM
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Young and dumb, well older and still dumb, I never wore them. Sprayed parts off right in my hand with carb clean for decades, Benzine, touline, xylene, it's all in there and most likely what caused the Leukemia I'm now in treatment for. If protecting yourself from chemicals is sissy, I wish I would have been one.
But maybe you will be lucky enough to get the Leukemia at a younger age when there's still a good chance of curing it.
PS, I just got home from 2 months of treatment and bought my first box.
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Old 08-27-2017, 02:27 PM
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My proctologist wears rubber gloves.
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Old 08-27-2017, 05:17 PM
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I will wear them in cold weather. My skin is dry and my hands will crack and bleed from the chemicals and from washing them after almost every job, up to 8 times or so a day.
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My proctologist wears rubber gloves.
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Old 08-28-2017, 11:37 PM
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I got used to wearing them in the flat rate dealership world. You save time by not having to wash your hands every time you have to put a car back out. Every .1 hour here and there adds up to dollars in your pocket.
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Old 11-09-2017, 06:32 PM
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One of the few things I buy at Harbor Freight is their 9 mil extra large nitril gloves. Usually get 3 or 4 boxes every time they go on sale. At 65 my hands cut pretty easy and repeated washing makes them dry out and crack. Get some carb cleaner in some cracks and you’ll forget about that ‘only wusses wear gloves’ crap.
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Old 11-23-2017, 11:47 AM
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I didn't always wear them. But I do now. Not all the time but at work greasing trucks, fixing hydraulic hoses or changing oil. It just makes it easy when your done to pull them off and jump into customers vehicle and move it out. Plus I got tired of going somewhere nice to eat and hands have grease all in the cracks and fingernails. My hands crack and dry out with brake cleaners and hand cleaners. I will grab a tool and work with out them but not if its nasty. I also started a new job this week and have to deal with my phone a lot. Customers and owner of the company. So it's nice when it rings to just pull glove off and not trash a phone, especially when they cost a fortune nowadays. I usually get the black nitrile chemical resistant ones online a lot cheaper than at the store.
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