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    you say well SMGLee :up:

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    @ smglee
    try to fumble some very delicate machinery with leather or nomex gloves
    but apart from that yea it doesnt really make much sense in a combat situation

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    "Arnold, you'd be able to write better if you removed your boxing gloves"

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    Fingerless??

    I thought they were called half finger gloves?

    I have a blackhawk assault 1/2 finger, not bad... durable, comfortable, not hot as on top is sort of open...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nephilim View Post
    @ smglee
    try to fumble some very delicate machinery with leather or nomex gloves
    Pilots seem to cope okay - and there's not much more delictae than a jet fighter. What most people don't do is get gloves that actually fit

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    Most military equipment is designed to be used when wearing gloves anyway, or how else is an army supposed to fight in winter or in a CBRN environment?

    With the possible exception of the swiss army knife.

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    Default nomex Gloves

    I recently went field with some new nomex gloves. i must admit, they are a fantastic piece of kit, however now they're really dirty.

    Does anyone know how to wash them, im worries about the leather.

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    Soap and water. Nothing special. You can even throw them in the washing machine and dryer and the leather will come out the same.
    Be aware, though, that they don't last very long under regular daily military use (sandbags, weapons, vehicles, climbing in & out of trucks, etc), maybe 3-4 months.

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    Cheers,

    Thanks for that...

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    Quote Originally Posted by harosokman View Post
    I recently went field with some new nomex gloves. i must admit, they are a fantastic piece of kit, however now they're really dirty.

    Does anyone know how to wash them, im worries about the leather.
    I always wash mine in the washing machine

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    My nomex gloves would barely last me a month in Iraq.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dangerdan View Post
    My nomex gloves would barely last me a month in Iraq.
    I had 2 set in Iraq, but I would put my leather shells over the them, I guess that why they lasted.

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    Wash in soap and water then air dry. It's lightweight and you get great finger dexterity. I myself sometimes prefer them to the chunky Oakley SI gloves or Wiley-X CAG gloves for shooting.

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    there not that heat resistant as somebody found out when gucci nomex gloves met hot gpmg barrel mind you saved his hand so what was he whining about

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