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  • Heated gloves?

    The leaves are at peak color outside my window so it’s only a matter of time until I’m frozen solid trying to do barn chores. I’ve gotten really good at layering and dressing for cold, but once my fingers get cold it’s just so painful. Has anyone tried a pair or battery powered heated gloves? Are they worth the money at all? Most of the ones I see only last 2 hours of so per charge, which isn’t enough time to do chores. Are they bulky and uncomfortable? Any recommendations are appreciated.

    Thanks in advance!

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    I have a barn friend whose hands always got excessively cold and she would ride in them - they were made for riding motorcycles, but were thin enough to be able to feel the reins well. Unfortunately, I don't know what brand.
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    • #3
      I use heated glove liners - wear them under leather or neoprene gloves to protect them as the weather dictates, can damage the heating fibers if you use them solo. They last about 8 hours I think on the low setting, the higher settings I think about 4 hours. Batteries are big but i got used to them quite quickly, or you can get a stick man adaptor so they are in your pockets. Company is Power in Motion in Alberta.

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      • #4
        The thinner Back On Track Gloves inside my winter riding gloves to keep my old arthritic hands reasonably warm.
        I also use the shake-up disposable hand warmers inside mittens for curling.

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        • #5
          I wear thin gloves under warm fingerless mitts. On days its really cold, I put a little Hot-Hands warner inside of my glove at the underside of my wrist. Warms the blood going into your hand. Makes a big difference. I spend hours at a time outside in the freezing cold but my fingers stay toasty like this. No heated gloves required.

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          • #6
            I keep getting tempted by these gloves, though not heated:
            https://green-tech-ware.commercehq.c...QFVESFr_LTMFIY

            Anyone tried them?

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            • #7
              I have the SSG 10 Below gloves and they're supposed to be great. Well, they're good, but my fingers STILL get cold, so to me they are not "all that". I'm watching this thread with interest.

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              • #8
                I don't recall them having a name persay but I get these wool gloves at the Amish tack shop and those .....omg.....keep my hands nice and toasty!!!

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                • #9
                  I use the SSG 10 below gloves 2 sizes larger than my normal size and under armor gloves under. I’ve found my hands stay warmer when I size up and gloves aren’t skin tight.

                  I’m also in NoVa so our winters aren’t as bad as up north.
                  "Anyone who tries to make brownies without butter should be arrested." Ina Garten

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                  • #10
                    I've purchased a pair for a friend of mine who has reynaud's disease - just off Amazon... they were a bit pricey but boy are they nice to go dump barrows in when the wind is disgustingly cold and normally you'd be running back to the barn crying.. lol...

                    These are the ones I got, and they have 3 temperature settings. On the lowest it will last 4-5 hours. Again, when you're moving and working you can turn them off and just turn them on while outside or when you're sitting idle.

                    https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01LYIHRIA...i-a=B01LYIHRIA

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                    • #11
                      I have the Savior Heated Gloves in the amazon link above. LOVE THEM. They can be a tad bulky but if I can't deal with the bulk, I remove them for the immediate task and then pop my hands back into the toasty warmth.

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