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Re: Phee's glove reviews

Post by Phee Jameson » Sat Feb 23, 2019 12:11 pm

Sorry for the lack of activity on this thread guys! I'm super excited to say that I do have a few very exciting pairs of heavy duty rubber gloves that are available out here ready to review, however ;)

One is a military surplus pair from the 80's and I also have orange and black pairs that come up an inch or two past the elbow. :)
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Re: Phee's glove reviews

Post by Rommeltje » Sat Feb 23, 2019 11:26 pm

Phee Jameson wrote:
Sat Feb 23, 2019 12:11 pm
One is a military surplus pair from the 80's and I also have orange and black pairs that come up an inch or two past the elbow. :)
Consider my interest piqued! :D

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Re: Phee's glove reviews

Post by Phee Jameson » Sun Feb 24, 2019 10:33 pm

Rommeltje wrote:
Sat Feb 23, 2019 11:26 pm
Phee Jameson wrote:
Sat Feb 23, 2019 12:11 pm
One is a military surplus pair from the 80's and I also have orange and black pairs that come up an inch or two past the elbow. :)
Consider my interest piqued! :D
They're very different :D The black and orange pair are kind of reversible too, so if you have a particular preference in colour they can be either black or orange.
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Re: Phee's glove reviews

Post by Rommeltje » Sun Feb 24, 2019 11:29 pm

Oh! Like these industrial gloves I bought in New York. :D

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Except those are shorter. And the preference for the in- or outside is also very dependent on the super rough grip.

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Re: Phee's glove reviews

Post by Phee Jameson » Tue Feb 26, 2019 8:11 pm

Rommeltje wrote:
Sun Feb 24, 2019 11:29 pm
Oh! Like these industrial gloves I bought in New York. :D

viewtopic.php?f=109&t=8244
viewtopic.php?f=109&t=8243

Except those are shorter. And the preference for the in- or outside is also very dependent on the super rough grip.
Definitely similar! Mine have no grip and are made from heavy / very smooth rubber
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Re: Phee's glove reviews

Post by Rommeltje » Tue Feb 26, 2019 10:09 pm

They already sound awesome! :up:

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Re: Phee's glove reviews

Post by Phee Jameson » Thu Feb 28, 2019 12:36 am



Okay so, first off are these Australian military surplus gloves! They came with little cotton inner gloves which are separate from the actual gloves. Personally I dislike these cotton gloves, but I guess some might like them. But they are totally optional so it's not the end of the world. The actual rubber gloves are rubber on the inner and outer sides with no lining.

They were very dusty when they arrived and took a lot of cleaning. The label says they were treated in 1987 and last tested in 1990 so I guess they've picked up about 30 years worth of dust, which was definitely evident when cleaning them and, to be honest, kinda gross. I'd advise wearing a pair of gloves when you wash your pair of gloves. :up: However, you can see that they are super shiny when clean and polished up with latex polish! (And these photos were taken a few days after polishing, too - they were even shinier before!)

Overall, the rubber feels kind of dried out and stiff (Which of course isn't surprising given their age) However, after using latex polish / care products they regained some smoothness but are still fairly stiff. I do plan on keeping these in my collection for photoshoots (Because shiny!) so I will report back later on whether they become more flexible with regular care and use because that is definitely possible. But we'll have to wait and see I guess.

Would I buy them again? For the price I paid, probably not as they were fairly expensive. It's cool to have some gloves with some history behind them and after polishing them they are super shiny which is great for some photoshoots that I have planned with them, but the rubber is a little stiff for my liking, and although great for photoshoots due to their shine, I don't think they will serve any other purpose. (But we'll see! I don't completely dislike them, so they may grow on me!)

And a little side note - f you want to support my glovely adventures, please do visit my patreon as it will really help me out - While I do sometimes forget to link them here, I upload one photoset or video with rubber / latex gloves to my patreon every week, and more subscribers means more gloves to wear! :D The link to my video review for these particular gloves can be found here and a set of images will be coming soon too;

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Re: Phee's glove reviews

Post by Rommeltje » Thu Feb 28, 2019 9:39 pm

Oh, wow, I totally missed the part where you said they were from the 80's. :D That's a proper antique pair of gloves! How'd you come across them in the first place?

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Re: Phee's glove reviews

Post by Phee Jameson » Fri Mar 01, 2019 5:33 am

Rommeltje wrote:
Thu Feb 28, 2019 9:39 pm
Oh, wow, I totally missed the part where you said they were from the 80's. :D That's a proper antique pair of gloves! How'd you come across them in the first place?
Well it seems like the Aussie army have an abundance of heavy duty rubber gloves in their surplus stuff for some reason! We first saw some in a military surplus store but it was cash only and we had no cash on us to buy them. We didn't really search for any after that, but just recently we found a store on amazon for Australian army surplus products so had to see if we could find the gloves again, and we did! Looks like they have loads in stock! Not sure if you guys back home in Europe would be able to get any shipped over there, though...
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Re: Phee's glove reviews

Post by Rommeltje » Fri Mar 01, 2019 10:18 am

Phee Jameson wrote:
Fri Mar 01, 2019 5:33 am
we found a store on amazon for Australian army surplus products so had to see if we could find the gloves again, and we did! Looks like they have loads in stock! Not sure if you guys back home in Europe would be able to get any shipped over there, though...
Worth a try, though! :D Do you have a link to that store?

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