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Re: Why do Wetsuit Makers Hate Hands & Feet?

Postby joriws » Mon Nov 09, 2020 7:14 am

Go to the world of white water paddling. Ww we hold paddle shafts, produce power with it and usually waters are cold. Hands must be warm and confortable for hours. There are also shaft attachable protectors you put your hand into, naked or with much thinner gloves as they protect from wind too..

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Re: Why do Wetsuit Makers Hate Hands & Feet?

Postby Nem0 » Mon Nov 09, 2020 4:36 pm

Rob112 wrote:
Sun Nov 08, 2020 8:09 pm
Nem0 wrote:
Sun Nov 08, 2020 6:38 pm
Best Gloves with curved fingers https://www.freeridershop.de/xcel-neopr ... 3MEALw_wcB

Best Boots with barefoot feeling https://www.ebay-kleinanzeigen.de/s-anz ... nt=app_ios
How think is the neoprene on the palms of these Xcel gloves. All gloves I've ever tried have given be arm pump within 10mins, so have spend the last 3 years kiting all winter gloveless. It isn't too bad, but wouldn't mind finding some for closest days.
It’s everywhere 3mm.
The key thing is that the glove has curved fingers!
You don’t need to bend it with the force of your arms!
So you can stay even longer on the water.
Or you need a better kite with less bar pressure! 😉

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Re: Why do Wetsuit Makers Hate Hands & Feet?

Postby McLovin » Tue Nov 10, 2020 2:49 am

Eureka!

Thx for the suggestions - WAY better than a Google search :)

Mc

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Re: Why do Wetsuit Makers HATE Hands & Feet?

Postby TheRussian » Tue Nov 10, 2020 6:06 pm

Kash wrote:
Sun Nov 08, 2020 11:19 am
I think you should learn to use google and discover the world of infinite variations of boots and gloves, mate.
:lol:

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Re: Why do Wetsuit Makers Hate Hands & Feet?

Postby Vinda » Tue Nov 10, 2020 9:29 pm

joriws wrote:
Mon Nov 09, 2020 7:14 am
Go to the world of white water paddling. Ww we hold paddle shafts, produce power with it and usually waters are cold. Hands must be warm and confortable for hours. There are also shaft attachable protectors you put your hand into, naked or with much thinner gloves as they protect from wind too..
My daughter is a White Water kayaker sponsored by NRS. I might pinch her Pogies (That's what they call them) and see how they work. It's not cold enough yet though
https://www.nrs.com/product/25031.02/nrs-mamba-pogies

I've used them kayaking when it is very very cold. I wonder! I will get back to you.

I've also used these paddling https://www.nrs.com/product/25041.01/nrs-veno-mitts but I'm not a massive fan of mitts. Each to their own I guess but grip is good with the open palm.
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Re: Why do Wetsuit Makers Hate Hands & Feet?

Postby oregonkiter » Tue Nov 10, 2020 11:02 pm

I use these for winter foiling in The Gorge through early December, then switch to 5mm trigger finger mitts

https://www.outdoorplay.com/NRS-Reactor ... B4QAvD_BwE

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Re: Why do Wetsuit Makers Hate Hands & Feet?

Postby Rob112 » Wed Nov 11, 2020 9:02 am

iriejohn wrote:
Sun Nov 08, 2020 9:20 pm
Rob112 wrote:
Sun Nov 08, 2020 8:09 pm
Nem0 wrote:
Sun Nov 08, 2020 6:38 pm
Best Gloves with curved fingers https://www.freeridershop.de/xcel-neopr ... 3MEALw_wcB

Best Boots with barefoot feeling https://www.ebay-kleinanzeigen.de/s-anz ... nt=app_ios
How think is the neoprene on the palms of these Xcel gloves. All gloves I've ever tried have given be arm pump within 10mins, so have spend the last 3 years kiting all winter gloveless. It isn't too bad, but wouldn't mind finding some for closest days.
I used to get that with gloves, but since I have ION Claw gloves (pre bent) I have not had that problem.
Might give these a go, cheers

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Re: Why do Wetsuit Makers HATE Hands & Feet?

Postby Bille » Wed Nov 11, 2020 5:02 pm

Kash wrote:
Sun Nov 08, 2020 11:19 am
I think you should learn to use google and discover the world of infinite variations of boots and gloves, mate.
Not trying to be cynical here :
But 1/2 the crap advertised, in a Google search , is exactly that
"Crap" ; and a lot of the customer reviews for that crap are made-Up
by the prick that's trying to sell ya that crap !

Check this out --- google search, (customer review) ; I can spot sights
that you pay for them, to wright 5 star reviews for ya :
https://www.google.com/search?q=custome ... e&ie=UTF-8



Forums are a WAY better way, to get an actual fair description, for
a needed item you want.

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