deals2 pairs: snap-on supergrip gloves & mechanic…

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Hmmm. Seems like a nice deal, but I'm picky about work gloves. I'd have to try them on in person before I bought. Though these claim good dexterity, that seems to be a relative thing. The fingertips are key. I want to be able to put an eyeglass screw in place with these gloves on. lol

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I have small hands, which are great for working on cars, but not good for getting mechanic gloves

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Wonder how these compare to the 2 pair I got at ace for $10? Or the $3 harbor freight ones? I'd hope these have a bit more knuckle buster stopping power, but it doesn't look like it.

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I'll bite.
I normally use Mechanix brand gloves to the tune of needing to replace them every month or so. Not due to build quality but I generally wear them for 10+ hours a day when working.
I've used Ace and Napa and a few other house brand gloves in the past. Typically the house brand gloves have lasted as long and provided the same amount of protection but the name brand gloves are more comfortable to wear for a whole workday. Namely the attention to detail with the placement and size of internal seams. My assumption is that this will hold true with the Snap-on brand as well.

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@xeryon: If you think about it, please post back after you've tried them. DH sells safety gloves and he's always curious about other brands. Thanks!

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The glossiness on the fingertips of the mechanics gloves looks like some type of vinyl. If that's what they're using for the "added dexterity" I'm out.

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Went ahead and ordered some. Haven't tried snap-on brand gloves before and have a lot of trouble with glove sizes as the fingers always tend to be slightly too long despite the rest of the glove fitting great. Can always sell them to a friend or use them as general labor gloves instead of precision work gloves.

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Damn that was some fast shipping for a 'closeout' purchase.

Gloves in. The regular gloves are fine. The internal seams are comfortable. I have long hands and the fingers could have been a little longer for ideal fitment. Less than impressed with the super-grip gloves. They fit fine and if your specific task involves lots of gripping of metal handles the non-slip vinyl/rubber/silicone/whatever it is would be fine. For general construction use for me they are useless. The grip pads are tacky and dust immediately sticks to them making them not grippy and rather gritty/grimy pretty quickly.

All in all a good deal. At big box stores the basic gloves sell for $20 a pair anyway and shipping was super fast.

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@xeryon: Thanks for remembering to post back with a review! Good information!