Reinforcing Gloves - Clothing for EC

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Bison in Europe

Post by rcrobar » Monday 2 July 2012, 21:08

This Bison product seems to be easy to find in Europe, but not over the pond.

I just received an e-mail reply from Bison International, Bison is not available in Canada or the US ...arrrgggg!

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Re: Reinforcing Gloves - Clothing for EC

Post by Hans » Monday 2 July 2012, 22:13

Hey Rob, I can send it to you and look what the sending costs are. Just shoot me an PM with your info/address. Since the EURO is pretty low nowadays, that can't be a biggy.

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Sending Bison

Post by rcrobar » Tuesday 3 July 2012, 7:09

Hi Hans

Thank you very much for this generous offer!

For now I am going to try some E-6000 and experiment with a variety of auto body adhesives that are already in Canada. My guess is that it is probably too expensive to ship the relatively inexpensive Bison material to Canada

If I don't have any real success the the E-6000, I just may take you up on your kind offer in the future.

Thank you again Hans.

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Re: Reinforcing Gloves - Clothing for EC

Post by benttech » Monday 9 July 2012, 16:08

I tried Sikaflex after reading peoples' opinions about it and am quite happy. This was my first season using a glove covered in Sika. All it needed was some careful application at the beginning and then some touchup work in February. Because it is rubber it has enough grip and feel for me to pick things up, but smooth enough to glide over snow. However, if ever get to doing real extremecarving then I'd probably find something even tougher and completely smooth, like this idea invented in Poland:

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Re: Reinforcing Gloves - Clothing for EC

Post by Abrax » Monday 9 July 2012, 22:45

:-) And what would you say if you could buy composite part completely compatible with just any glove type?

For example nice carbon ones?

Sounds cool?
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Re: Reinforcing Gloves - Clothing for EC

Post by Hans » Saturday 21 July 2012, 14:14

Abrax wrote::-) And what would you say if you could buy composite part completely compatible with just any glove type?

For example nice carbon ones?

Sounds cool?
That would be awesome. Next product from Abrax is in the make :silenced:

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Re: Reinforcing Gloves - Clothing for EC

Post by Abrax » Saturday 21 July 2012, 16:03

Hehe - we are going to surprise you even more... You'll see :-)
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Re: Reinforcing Gloves - Clothing for EC

Post by jax » Thursday 26 July 2012, 15:55

I use these
http://www.ebay.it/itm/Cox-Swain-Men-Ke ... 99abd2b6c5
and these
http://www.ebay.it/itm/COX-SWAIN-Men-Fa ... 99abf4bbcf
they are cheap and tough, but remember to order a size bigger than your usual one and that they are only moderately perspirant.
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Re: Reinforcing Gloves - Clothing for EC

Post by Hans » Wednesday 19 September 2012, 19:04

Abrax wrote:Hehe - we are going to surprise you even more... You'll see :-)
Any news on the surprises, can't hardly wait since my season is almost starting :D :D

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Re: Reinforcing Gloves - Clothing for EC

Post by jax » Wednesday 19 September 2012, 19:52

www.carvers.it

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Re: Reinforcing Gloves - Clothing for EC

Post by Hans » Wednesday 19 September 2012, 20:00

Not to use them when the hands glide through/over the snow like ecing. You will destroy them fast.

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Re: Reinforcing Gloves - Clothing for EC

Post by Arnaud » Wednesday 19 September 2012, 20:13

@Jax : This gloves are nice. Like for every model you need some polyglut to improve them.

Pro : well designed, strong enough for EC, long gauntlet / cuff avoiding snow penetration.
Con : coooold. poor thermal insulation.

See more details here : http://www.texasmusicnews.net/THOR.htm
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Re: Reinforcing Gloves - Clothing for EC

Post by benttech » Sunday 23 September 2012, 14:23

The Thors are good gloves and the price is not bad but like Arnaud said, poor thermal insulation, the manufacturer recommends you use liner gloves in colder temperatures.

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Re: Reinforcing Gloves - Clothing for EC

Post by vizsyn » Friday 26 October 2012, 2:44

Back on the topic of modifying gloves for the rigors of EC...

I found this liquid rubber compound which is normally used for dipping/coating tool handles for a rubberized grip. I have coated the entire palm side of my gloves including the fingers and cuff, and so far this liquid rubber compound has bonded well, curing into a very durable and flexible rubberized surface.

The product that I found is called PLASTI DIP, manufactured by Performix. I found this product at Home Depot here in the US, so this stuff or similar products can be easily found in hardware stores. The can I bought had the black rubber compound, but I saw on the back of the can that this product is also available in Red,Blue and Yellow!!! :mrgreen:

I will have to wait till winter to really see how well this material will hold up sliding my palms on the frozen piste. My personal review of this PLASTI DIP experiment will come in a few months :lol2:

NOTE: Anybody out there, please give me a tutorial on how to post images on the Forum... I took some pictures of the gloves I coated, and also a picture of the can of PLASTI DIP.
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Re: Reinforcing Gloves - Clothing for EC

Post by Rey » Monday 14 January 2013, 14:20

They are coming back ! :lol:

New in 2013 season :
- Two size available : M and L
- New breathable system
- New adjusting system on a wrist
- Additional layer of PU on critical places.

As usual:
- warm fleece Insulation
- Long Cuff
- Membrane breathable waterproofing

Yes, they are not so pretty, but works very well : easily slide on snow, it gives benefits during laydowns; protecting sleeves of yours jackets and so on.
They will be available in ECS 2013.
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