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#5013 - 06/29/06 09:48 PM gloves for land sets
SUPERGOOSE Offline
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Registered: 06/14/06
Posts: 55
Loc: Michigan
What kind of gloves do you prefer for land sets??
Coons and canines??

Both for performance and scent control.

Leather, cotton, wool etc???

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#5014 - 06/29/06 10:23 PM Re: gloves for land sets
RiverOtter Offline
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Registered: 02/27/05
Posts: 646
Loc: Monashee Mtns, British Columbi...
Cotton in cool weather. Rubber palmed cotton in cold weather(Watson Atlas Thermafit) to be exact.

RO smile

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#5015 - 06/30/06 05:21 AM Re: gloves for land sets
Newt Offline
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Registered: 07/31/00
Posts: 508
Loc: Port Republic,South Jersey & C...
I dont wear'm. Unless its to keep my hands warm.Then I take'm off to make a set.

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#5016 - 06/30/06 01:53 PM Re: gloves for land sets
Ron Marsh Offline
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Registered: 01/03/05
Posts: 86
Loc: Oil City PA
Rubber coated when handling traps and equipment. bare hand when handling lures and bate. I have tryed bare handed all the way It worked until I got bate or lure on my hands then on to the traps.

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#5017 - 07/01/06 05:53 AM Re: gloves for land sets
animalpest Offline
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Registered: 08/18/05
Posts: 197
Loc: Western Australia
I use glove to set traps and then lure bare. The types of gloves used are often a personal choice. The gloves I use are cotton, or canvas, or leather, or rubber, or gardening gloves, or surgical, or ...
Mike

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#5018 - 07/02/06 02:20 PM Re: gloves for land sets
Toenailer Offline
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Registered: 02/26/03
Posts: 8
Loc: AR
Harbor Freight sells some white knit gloves that fit either hand. Not having to pair them up saves time. They run sales on them often and you can get them for 2.39 for six pairs. Best gloves I've used. I die them gray so I don't flash white during deer season.

Randy

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#5019 - 07/02/06 10:19 PM Re: gloves for land sets
j lord Offline
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Registered: 02/08/03
Posts: 57
Loc: lexington tn
dont wear them unless its to keep my hands from getting muddy or to keep them warm. with the exception of latex gloves; i'll put on disposable latex gloves for luring.

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#5020 - 07/03/06 08:55 AM Re: gloves for land sets
Trapper-Randy Offline
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Registered: 08/30/05
Posts: 141
Loc: Pennsylvania
I wear a rubber glove for making the set and bare hands for lure and bait.


T-R

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#5021 - 07/03/06 08:40 PM Re: gloves for land sets
SUPERGOOSE Offline
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Registered: 06/14/06
Posts: 55
Loc: Michigan
Thanks for the replies. I had been using rubber for sets but I wasn't sure about if there could be a difference between rubber and say, leather.

I usually use vinyl or latex for handeling lures and bait.

I might try going bare handed, but I dont want to contaminate my traps and cause digging.

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#5022 - 07/03/06 08:47 PM Re: gloves for land sets
redsnow Online   content
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Registered: 06/11/06
Posts: 2028
Loc: WV
I usually wear cotton gloves, while setting my dirt traps. main reason is to keep my hands from getting filthy, cut/scratched, etc. chances are i'll need to be at work in an hour or less, from the time i get back off the line. as far as using lure, i always take my glove off.

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#5023 - 07/04/06 08:25 AM Re: gloves for land sets
b/j Offline
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Registered: 03/04/05
Posts: 131
Loc: canada ontario
I've tried everyway I can think of and maybe I'am to critical with myself but nothing seems to be fool proof.......if I wear latex or rubber I sweat so that the gloves are wet inside and when I take them off I can see the swet on my hands......they do keep the smell of lure off my hands but if I want to make my sets bare handed they would reek of my swet.......if I lure bare handed and wear cotton I can smell the lure through the cotton gloves so if I can smell it it must contaminate my trap !.......now I use loose fitting rubber or latex gloves the kind my wife does dishes with {LOL}.......it's a pain and awkward but I am not getting any dig up's so it must be working........b/j

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#5024 - 07/09/06 03:51 PM Re: gloves for land sets
trap jaw Offline
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Registered: 06/09/05
Posts: 430
Loc: Lancaster Co. Pennsylvania
Over the past few years I found these gloves that appear to be dipped in rubber. The palms and fingers are rubber coated and the rest of the glove, I think is like a canvas material. It lets your hands breath making them pretty comfortable in most conditions. If it's really warm and dry, I'll stick with cotton.

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#25350 - 10/17/17 12:17 PM Re: gloves for land sets [Re: SUPERGOOSE]
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