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Old 04 February 2016, 10:30   #1
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Sealskinz or other gloves?

HiMy current ribbing hand gloves have seen better days!
Do I reinvest in another pair of Sealskinz or is there anything else out there up to the job?


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Old 04 February 2016, 10:44   #2
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HiMy current ribbing hand gloves have seen better days!
Do I reinvest in another pair of Sealskinz or is there anything else out there up to the job?


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Hi I was just about to change mine for the year and was looking at Sealskinz was there any particular problem?
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Old 04 February 2016, 10:59   #3
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No particular problem, just not as warm as expected but I think that was due to them being a bit tight. They recommend a loose fit for efficient insulation. What's your experience?
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Well that was why I was asking as I have used all the usual suspects apart from SK and I was wondering if they were any better. I must confess if your out in a big swell with cold high wind then I think they all are a bit suspect. My mate has a pair of the SK winter ones and he says they are not to brill and they are not tight fitting. Maybe we are looking for the Holy Grail in as we would have to pay a fair bit to get something that is completely what we are looking for. Certainly up in the West in the early and late parts of the year you are looking for something that is cosy. I am using a pair of Gull driver's gloves will another rpair of thinner ones as liners in these circumstances but the drawback is that you loose feel.
It will be interesting to see what comes back must confess there are lot of personal factors to weigh in thought mainly cold threshold in general, I've seen me wearing gloves and my son sitting next to me is not and he says he is not cold, bloody youth!!
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I put a pair of linner gloves in my SK'S does the job.
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Best place for Sealskins is left in the shop total waste of brass I use neoprene ones or a pair of ski gloves
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Best place for Sealskins is left in the shop total waste of brass I use neoprene ones or a pair of ski gloves

Any particular brand of neoprene Mick?


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I rate Sealskinz - tough, warm, waterproof and fits well. Ticks the boxes for me.
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I've got SK gloves, not brilliant in my opinion, I was disappointed after the SK socks I bought were great inside my drysuit, keep my feet nice n toasty! I bought a nice pair of North Face gloves, they are windproof and keep my fingers much warmer than the SKs ever did
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I've got a couple of pairs of top end Seal Skinz chucking about in the cellar, waste of money. Impossible to put onto wet hands. Neoprene diving gloves are as good as anything or like Mick says, skiing gloves if it's really cold.
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