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Brief survey on glove size

Posted By: GREENCOUNTYPETE

Brief survey on glove size - 03/25/21 05:36 PM

I noticed having been to several auto parts stores this week everyone has the Mechanix gloves on sale

the ever frustrating part is large or maybe X-large is the biggest size they have or even carry even on their web sites

I need a XXL in nearly ever glove I have ever tried , for this reason I don't wear gloves a lot then we are in farm and fleet and my son looks over at me and says what did you do I look down at my hand and no I have no idea why my hand is covered in dried blood , a knuckle cracked I guess or I hit it on something.

I don't feel like my hands are that massively huge

just post what glove size if you would please
XXL
Posted By: k snow

Re: Brief survey on glove size - 03/25/21 05:38 PM

9 or 10, not sure but I think that is an L, M's are pretty tight.
Posted By: Gulo

Re: Brief survey on glove size - 03/25/21 05:48 PM

XL, and my hands aren't really very big.
Posted By: 20scout

Re: Brief survey on glove size - 03/25/21 05:48 PM

32B's
Posted By: AntiGov

Re: Brief survey on glove size - 03/25/21 05:53 PM

XL - XXL
Posted By: warrior

Re: Brief survey on glove size - 03/25/21 05:56 PM

9-10 size L though some of the slim cut tactical type gloves are to tight on my thick fingers.
Posted By: QuietButDeadly

Re: Brief survey on glove size - 03/25/21 05:59 PM

Large for me.
Posted By: TRADER TUT

Re: Brief survey on glove size - 03/25/21 06:09 PM

XXL Min. ,but 38 C fit nicely. More is a waste.
Posted By: Thumbian

Re: Brief survey on glove size - 03/25/21 06:10 PM

XL or XXL
Posted By: k snow

Re: Brief survey on glove size - 03/25/21 06:14 PM

Originally Posted by TRADER TUT
XXL Min. ,but 38 C fit nicely. More is a waste.


Nope. 36E's are like big block muscle cars. No replacement for displacement.
Posted By: nvwrangler

Re: Brief survey on glove size - 03/25/21 06:20 PM

Originally Posted by 20scout
32B's


I measure those with my hat 7 1/8 lol
Posted By: GREENCOUNTYPETE

Re: Brief survey on glove size - 03/25/21 06:28 PM

Originally Posted by nvwrangler
Originally Posted by 20scout
32B's


I measure those with my hat 7 1/8 lol



so you have a little head , but what is the glove size

maybe glove size compared to hat size would be interesting

XXL glove Size 8 1/4 Hat
Posted By: cotton

Re: Brief survey on glove size - 03/25/21 07:24 PM

Large in some xl in some
Posted By: Wanna Be

Re: Brief survey on glove size - 03/25/21 07:27 PM

I get the tightest I can get for trapping. They stretch out over repeated use.
Posted By: GREENCOUNTYPETE

Re: Brief survey on glove size - 03/25/21 08:00 PM

Originally Posted by Wanna Be
I get the tightest I can get for trapping. They stretch out over repeated use.

I have tried wrestling on an XL and some I can but some will just never stretch enough and the fingers are too short.
Posted By: jabNE

Re: Brief survey on glove size - 03/25/21 08:07 PM

I'm ashamed to report im like a medium. grin
Sort of a family curse.
Jim
Posted By: Munderf

Re: Brief survey on glove size - 03/25/21 08:16 PM

I worked at a refinery for a couple years, gloves were part of our ppe. They had to order different gloves for me I was the only one wearing red gloves! xxl
Posted By: GREENCOUNTYPETE

Re: Brief survey on glove size - 03/25/21 08:20 PM

Originally Posted by jabNE
I'm ashamed to report im like a medium. grin
Sort of a family curse.
Jim

look at the up side the shelves should always be full of your size and they might even be on sale.

I told my kids maybe if your lucky your feet will stop growing at a normal size

no such luck , my youngest daughter is just a little large for women's shoe sizes my wife and older daughter just wear mens 11
Posted By: Turtledale

Re: Brief survey on glove size - 03/25/21 09:24 PM

XL
Posted By: Brian Mongeau

Re: Brief survey on glove size - 03/25/21 09:39 PM

XL
Posted By: Brian Mongeau

Re: Brief survey on glove size - 03/25/21 09:40 PM

XL
Posted By: maintenanceguy

Re: Brief survey on glove size - 03/25/21 09:44 PM

XL. Lots of me really is XL but I never thought my hands were. I think gloves are sized to make you feel good about your big, manly hands.
Posted By: bblwi

Re: Brief survey on glove size - 03/25/21 09:44 PM

xl
Posted By: Whopper Stopper

Re: Brief survey on glove size - 03/25/21 09:45 PM

XL

WS
Posted By: KeithC

Re: Brief survey on glove size - 03/25/21 09:48 PM

My hands are mostly palm. I have short, strong thick fingers and very wide, strong palms. I need at least an XL to have a chance of getting my hands in the gloves, but the fingers are always to long. Not all XL gloves are wide enough for my hands.

I'm built weird. If I had normal length legs I would be 6' 4", but I'm only 5' 9" . I'm 60" around the shoulders. I have to turn sideways to go through a normal size doorway. A lot of people think I'm into powerlifting from the way I look. I am very strongly built.

I basically got a large Scandinavian torso and frame, with short, stocky, Sicilian arms and legs.

Keith
Posted By: KenaiKid

Re: Brief survey on glove size - 03/25/21 09:51 PM

Usually XL, sometimes L. I'm 6 ft, 170 lb., shoe size 12 hat about 7-1/4.

Even though my size is pretty common, I find products I like and stick with them, stocking up when I can. Find a glove you like and buy a year or 2 supply, especially if you have "special needs" grin
Posted By: RdFx

Re: Brief survey on glove size - 03/25/21 10:16 PM

Maybe all foreign made and not taking in account of our larger hands.
Posted By: Big Possum

Re: Brief survey on glove size - 03/25/21 10:22 PM

Used to be most XLís would fit but now itís XXL. Think gloves have gotten smaller because I donít think my hands have gotten bigger at 66 years old. Leather gloves definitely have to be XXL.
Posted By: Drifter

Re: Brief survey on glove size - 03/25/21 10:51 PM

XL
Posted By: Scuba1

Re: Brief survey on glove size - 03/25/21 10:54 PM

A very dainty and fine XXL and no I don't look fat wearing gloves
Posted By: Scuba1

Re: Brief survey on glove size - 03/25/21 10:56 PM

Brian did a post for the left and the right hand ... now that fella is thorough laugh
Posted By: Bear Tracker

Re: Brief survey on glove size - 03/25/21 11:39 PM

XXL, length and girth
Posted By: Scuba1

Re: Brief survey on glove size - 03/25/21 11:43 PM

Originally Posted by Bear Tracker
XXL, length and girth


Dude we are talking gloves here .................... not socks
Posted By: warrior

Re: Brief survey on glove size - 03/25/21 11:44 PM

I thought he was talking pants.
Posted By: Scuba1

Re: Brief survey on glove size - 03/25/21 11:49 PM

may bad lol
Posted By: GROUSEWIT

Re: Brief survey on glove size - 03/26/21 12:04 AM

Wells Lamont seem to run a little bigger. XL most gloves but just L in the Wells Lamont!
Posted By: bowhunterks

Re: Brief survey on glove size - 03/26/21 12:14 AM

L - XL
Posted By: Scuba1

Re: Brief survey on glove size - 03/26/21 12:20 AM

Here is another glove question ....not trying to hijack the thread but are there work gloves made that last longer than ten days ?? I spend more on gloves than I do on boots
Posted By: Feedinggrounds

Re: Brief survey on glove size - 03/26/21 12:27 AM

Originally Posted by KeithC
My hands are mostly palm. I have short, strong thick fingers and very wide, strong palms. I need at least an XL to have a chance of getting my hands in the gloves, but the fingers are always to long. Not all XL gloves are wide enough for my hands.

I'm built weird. If I had normal length legs I would be 6' 4", but I'm only 5' 9" . I'm 60" around the shoulders. I have to turn sideways to go through a normal size doorway. A lot of people think I'm into powerlifting from the way I look. I am very strongly built.

I basically got a large Scandinavian torso and frame, with short, stocky, Sicilian arms and legs.

Keith

Forgot your shoe size....Lol
Posted By: SNIPERB🦝

Re: Brief survey on glove size - 03/26/21 12:29 AM

I just started buying the John Deere branded knitted, nitrile palmed gloves. Comes in packs. They have pretty good grip and cheap as they come in packs. Great for something that you just need to keep crap off your hands, though it seems like they can turn your hands black at times.
Posted By: grisseldog

Re: Brief survey on glove size - 03/26/21 12:31 AM

XL-XXL
Most gloves are made for the younger guys, the ones that sit in the house and play video games
Posted By: KeithC

Re: Brief survey on glove size - 03/26/21 12:34 AM

Originally Posted by Feedinggrounds
Originally Posted by KeithC
My hands are mostly palm. I have short, strong thick fingers and very wide, strong palms. I need at least an XL to have a chance of getting my hands in the gloves, but the fingers are always to long. Not all XL gloves are wide enough for my hands.

I'm built weird. If I had normal length legs I would be 6' 4", but I'm only 5' 9" . I'm 60" around the shoulders. I have to turn sideways to go through a normal size doorway. A lot of people think I'm into powerlifting from the way I look. I am very strongly built.

I basically got a large Scandinavian torso and frame, with short, stocky, Sicilian arms and legs.

Keith

Forgot your shoe size....Lol


7 1/2 EEEE.

I have a big head too. I don't know what my hat size is, but I have to leave most ball caps on the last peg or unhooked.

I'm a freak. grin

Keith
Posted By: Getting There

Re: Brief survey on glove size - 03/26/21 12:46 AM

There is not that many large men in China that need glove over XL
Posted By: Feedinggrounds

Re: Brief survey on glove size - 03/26/21 12:46 AM

XL, I have to have pretty tough leather gloves for the Mill work. The ends of red pine logs are like porky quills the dryer they are the worse they are. I get Plainsman leather gloves at Sam's Club 2 pair $20.00 I get them wet the first time I wear them, that takes your hand shape. When dry again, Neatsfoot oil or Mink oil rub. I get about 2 months daily work use. Says they are made from Cabretta leather, whatever that is. Best I have found so far. At the Post Mill gloves are second only to safety toe boots, and really just as important.
Posted By: Feedinggrounds

Re: Brief survey on glove size - 03/26/21 12:50 AM

Keith, sounds like your built like a fire hydrant. Probably cast a heck of a shadow! lol Its all good, were all different.
Posted By: Mike in A-town

Re: Brief survey on glove size - 03/26/21 01:04 AM

Originally Posted by Big Possum
Used to be most XLís would fit but now itís XXL. Think gloves have gotten smaller because I donít think my hands have gotten bigger at 66 years old. Leather gloves definitely have to be XXL.


Your hands didn't get bigger... Chinese children can't sew for s---.

Mike
Posted By: GREENCOUNTYPETE

Re: Brief survey on glove size - 03/26/21 01:13 AM

Originally Posted by Scuba1
Here is another glove question ....not trying to hijack the thread but are there work gloves made that last longer than ten days ?? I spend more on gloves than I do on boots


some last better than others but , if the job is tossing split fire wood , lucky to get 5 days

I wear a bunch of these
https://www.farmandfleet.com/produc...er-split-unlined-work-gloves-3-pack.html

my other problem is that I seem to wear out one glove but not the other

Posted By: T-Rex

Re: Brief survey on glove size - 03/26/21 01:18 AM

Bogmaster sells (still, i think) gloves at the trapping conventions. He claimed most trappers wore the larger sizes.

The only thing i know for sure is no one makes gloves big enough for OJ
Posted By: proratman

Re: Brief survey on glove size - 03/26/21 01:20 AM

Tractor Supply has a good selection of XL Gloves. Anything in Harbor Freight, Home Depot, and Lowes, just does not fit me.
Posted By: Zim

Re: Brief survey on glove size - 03/26/21 01:25 AM

I wear 2xl or 3xl when I can get them. Wiebke Trading in LaCrosse, Wisconsin sells excellent deerskin gloves in sizes up to 3xl.
They are the best work gloves I have found.

Zim
Posted By: arcticotter

Re: Brief survey on glove size - 03/26/21 01:27 AM

XXL
Posted By: GREENCOUNTYPETE

Re: Brief survey on glove size - 03/26/21 01:40 AM

Originally Posted by KeithC


7 1/2 EEEE.

I have a big head too. I don't know what my hat size is, but I have to leave most ball caps on the last peg or unhooked.

I'm a freak. grin

Keith



head 8 or 8 1/4 any hat I can find in the store I can open the adjuster all the way up and it might just get on my head but it won't be deep enough to stay there very long
3XLT or 4XLT in a button up shirt need looong sleeves to cover these ape arms
46x32 pants
16EEEE shoes
6' 2"
weighing in at 285 currently
and of course XXL gloves

my grandpa farmed and ran a masonry business for most of his life didn't wear gloves cause he would wear a pair out in a day

by the time he was 60 grandma had to get the buttons on his dress shirt his fingers were too big and callused to get the buttons any more. I would like to keep my dexterity so I use gloves

it doesn't surprise me trappers have larger than average hands , trapping builds a fair amount of hand strength.
Posted By: Bogmaster

Re: Brief survey on glove size - 03/26/21 02:17 AM

Rex I still sell gloves and choppers. As you stated most are XL and more and more take XXl. And the deerskin gloves are real comfortable'
Though size varies with each different type. The XL elbow length choppers run big and fit most guys ,and some other types a XXl would be needed.
Tom
Posted By: Twolines

Re: Brief survey on glove size - 03/26/21 02:23 AM

Lol all the guys at work wanted xl gloves(nitrile) and weíre always out of mediums...still have two cases of xl.
Posted By: Scuba1

Re: Brief survey on glove size - 03/26/21 02:24 AM

Originally Posted by GREENCOUNTYPETE
Originally Posted by Scuba1
Here is another glove question ....not trying to hijack the thread but are there work gloves made that last longer than ten days ?? I spend more on gloves than I do on boots


some last better than others but , if the job is tossing split fire wood , lucky to get 5 days

I wear a bunch of these
https://www.farmandfleet.com/produc...er-split-unlined-work-gloves-3-pack.html

my other problem is that I seem to wear out one glove but not the other



Ya want a couple of dozen " left " ones let me know
whistle
its mostly the middle finger on the right glove that wears out
Posted By: g smith

Re: Brief survey on glove size - 03/26/21 04:35 AM

xxl ,least bit of tight gloves means cold hands.
Posted By: mad_mike

Re: Brief survey on glove size - 03/26/21 04:47 AM

Xl gloves, most of them. 11EE on the boot. 8 3/8 skull cap.

I swear the sizing keeps changing. whistle
Posted By: Twolines

Re: Brief survey on glove size - 03/26/21 04:59 AM

Man U guys are a buncha ogars! Iím happy I can find anything I need at most any store... 5í8Ē 180.. sept boots and I refuse to go to anchorage to buy cowboy boots. Gonna have to buy a new pair of tony llamas off the web.
Posted By: DWC

Re: Brief survey on glove size - 03/26/21 05:00 AM

How do u like your gloves to fit? Im a freak about gloves, socks and stocking hats. I want to barely be able to get them on. I wear a L for most gloves but if i can get into a M ill do it. If socks stretch out in the least they find themselves in the trash. I typically snap my laces 2-3 times during the life of a pair of boots pullin them tight.
Posted By: Twolines

Re: Brief survey on glove size - 03/26/21 05:04 AM

DWC Iím kinda like that too. Gloves tight, boots laced tight.
Posted By: Savell

Re: Brief survey on glove size - 03/26/21 05:53 AM

.... I think this topic was covered in the Disney motion picture ďCinderella ď
Posted By: KenaiKid

Re: Brief survey on glove size - 03/26/21 06:55 AM

Well it's obvious that trappers trend toward large hands... the question is, does trapping make the hands large or does trapping attract men with large hands?? Which caused which?

Kinda like the chicken/egg question...
Posted By: GREENCOUNTYPETE

Re: Brief survey on glove size - 03/26/21 01:17 PM

Originally Posted by Scuba1


Ya want a couple of dozen " left " ones let me know
whistle
its mostly the middle finger on the right glove that wears out


index and middle finger on the right hand

if I know I am tossing a lot of wood I will put duct tape on those 2 fingers and sometimes the thumb then it can be replaced to keep them going longer

any lefties out there need thoroughly sweat thru gloves with a strong odor of bar & chain and two stroke gas , just let me know
Posted By: SNIPERB🦝

Re: Brief survey on glove size - 03/26/21 01:33 PM

Originally Posted by DWC
How do u like your gloves to fit? Im a freak about gloves, socks and stocking hats. I want to barely be able to get them on. I wear a L for most gloves but if i can get into a M ill do it. If socks stretch out in the least they find themselves in the trash. I typically snap my laces 2-3 times during the life of a pair of boots pullin them tight.


I like snug but not tight except for shoes and nitrile gloves for skinning. I like to be able to slip out of the boots or gloves quickly, especially out in the woods and definitely in the marshes.
Posted By: GREENCOUNTYPETE

Re: Brief survey on glove size - 03/26/21 02:02 PM

Originally Posted by Zim
I wear 2xl or 3xl when I can get them. Wiebke Trading in LaCrosse, Wisconsin sells excellent deerskin gloves in sizes up to 3xl.
They are the best work gloves I have found.

Zim

thanks I may be up near lacross latter this spring I might have to check into that
Posted By: whartonrattrappe

Re: Brief survey on glove size - 03/26/21 02:12 PM

[img]https://www.fastenal.com/products/details/1050546V01[/img]

These gloves are pricey but great for doing manual labor.
Posted By: jeff karsten

Re: Brief survey on glove size - 03/26/21 02:24 PM

xxl for me only issue i have is some manufacturers think the fingers need to be 10" long
Posted By: GREENCOUNTYPETE

Re: Brief survey on glove size - 03/26/21 02:53 PM

Originally Posted by DWC
How do u like your gloves to fit? Im a freak about gloves, socks and stocking hats. I want to barely be able to get them on. I wear a L for most gloves but if i can get into a M ill do it. If socks stretch out in the least they find themselves in the trash. I typically snap my laces 2-3 times during the life of a pair of boots pullin them tight.


gloves need to be able to come off by placing my hand under my opposite arm and pulling so while I don't like slop I don't want to fight my hand in every single time.

I am going to have to take them off especially for small detail stuff

I have to wear a compression sock post blood clot in my leg so I already get plenty of feeling like sausage in a casing and I never did enjoy that feeling.

I wear fairly thick wool blend socks all year , with my stupid compression sock under the wool sock

I used to wear work boots all the time , now I wear new balance walking shoes any time I don't need to be in boots

I do lace my boots up tight and keep extra laces around.

I used to think my mom was strange she always wore shoes , she would walk out to the kitchen to start morning coffee and she would have on a pair of easy to get on but still supportive shoes . yeah I also thought stop drinking beer at 7pm when camping was odd , now I put on my house shoes to go any further than the toilet that is about 12 feet from the side of my bed and make sure to stop drinking or eating anything but water by 8pm and some times I even slip on my house shoes to go the 12 feet to the toilet.

stocking hats I now wear only the ones my wife knits for me , every other stocking hat just rode up to the top of my head and looked like nipple on a bottle.
the acrylic just made me sweat , I have 2 nice wool knit hats now.
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