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My path to tech diving

Discussion in 'Technical Diving' started by jlcnuke, Oct 11, 2020.

  1. Manatee Diver

    Manatee Diver Stop throwing lettuce at me! ScubaBoard Supporter

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  2. helodriver87

    helodriver87 DIR Practitioner

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    Mechanix Mpact fingerless are the ****. The rubber on top helps with Goodman handle rub in longer dives too.
     
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  3. Invader

    Invader Registered

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: Cherokee County, GA
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    I was worried about the leather they use getting wet /drying repeatedly. Haven't had great luck with Mechanix gloves.
     
  4. Invader

    Invader Registered

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    Location: Cherokee County, GA
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    Searching 'Framer's Gloves' has netted a plethora of results in 3 finger open gloves.
     
  5. helodriver87

    helodriver87 DIR Practitioner

    # of Dives: 500 - 999
    Location: New Mexico
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    They shrink a bit, but I got about 6 months of every weekend cave diving out of my last pair.
     
  6. flymolo

    flymolo DIR Practitioner

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    which ones would you recommend? thinking of getting a pair myself...
     
  7. Invader

    Invader Registered

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: Cherokee County, GA
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    Just ordered 6 different ones to try out. We'll see.

    Framer's gloves from
    Mechanix, Youngstown, Ironclad, ProFlex, HandLandy, Superior Leather.
     
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  8. helodriver87

    helodriver87 DIR Practitioner

    # of Dives: 500 - 999
    Location: New Mexico
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  9. flymolo

    flymolo DIR Practitioner

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  10. tbone1004

    tbone1004 Technical Instructor ScubaBoard Supporter

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