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Review by rustfever posted 723 days ago 1547 views 0 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I was in Harbor Freight today and found a sale on Nitrile [blue] gloves. Box of 100 medium duty [5 mil] gloves for $6.99

I stocked up on these as the regular price at the normal wood working places is $17.99 per box. That is over 250% the price from Harbor Freight

I do not know for how long the sale will last.

-- Rustfever, Central California

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#1 posted 723 days ago

Those are really nice gloves…one of HF’s better products. I bought 5 boxes of them a couple of years ago and use them frequently.

-- Every step of each project is considered my masterpiece because I want the finished product to reflect the quality of my work.

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#2 posted 723 days ago

I always buy them when they go on sale. Along with paste brushes and foam brushes. I don’t care what anyone on here says,you cannot beat HF when it comes to items like these.

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#3 posted 723 days ago

I buy those and clean them up and reuse them. They are very durable.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#4 posted 723 days ago

I use them as well…can’t beat the sale price : )

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#5 posted 722 days ago

I was in HF today, they had a ton of them. (8/1/2012)

-- Paul, Tennessee,

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#6 posted 722 days ago

I dont know how you guys can keep on justifying buying HF trash. you should really buy the brand name purple nitrile gloves.

just kidding ;-)

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#7 posted 722 days ago

I use their gloves all the time for finishing, cleaning the cat litter box, all sorts of stuff. They go on sale frequently and are a great buy! Thanks for the review!

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#8 posted 722 days ago

Got an e-mail this morning with coupons these gloves are on sale now for $3.99 per box of 100 @ Harbor Freight

-- Larry "Work like a Captain but Play like a Pirate!"

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#9 posted 721 days ago

my only gripe is that my hands get sweaty inside the gloves and then the sweat drips out. to be fair this may be a problem with ALL nitrile/latex style gloves but that said otherwise these great

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#10 posted 720 days ago

I use GOBS of these. Every time I use a finish, working on cars or motorcycles, picking up dog poo. Just an outstanding value. I will suggest that the blue ones are much better than the black ones though. The black ones for some reason stick to themselves and you have to blow them up first to be able to get your hands in. The blue ones are much easier to put on in that regard, you just have to weigh ease of use to looking tougher. I mean, how tough can you look with baby blue gloves on your hands?

-- If it ain't broke, take it apart and find out why

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#11 posted 719 days ago

Rust fever;

This is a great deal. They had the blue nitrile gloves for $5.99 about a year ago so bought four boxes of XL for me and 2 of the medium of the LOML who also like to come to the shop occasionally. We use them once and pitch them.

For what ever it’s worth, all gloves make your hands sweat, even the high $ ones.

Thanks for the review.

-- Rick Gustafson - Lost Creek Ranch - Colorado County, Texas

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#12 posted 719 days ago

I had purchased a box several years ago and found that the gloves deteriorated over time and would fall apart if you pulled too hard getting them on.
I would suggest that smaller quantities might be advisable unless, of course you are using them daily.

-- John

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#13 posted 709 days ago

I’ve been using them alot for light 1 time use and am near the end of my first box. I’m definitely getting more!

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#14 posted 709 days ago

I’ve had some bad luck at HF, but in general, I’m very happy with the value:

things that have gone well:
cement mixer, wood chipper, wet tile saw, C clamps of all sizes, pipe clamps, aluminum bar clamps, nitrile gloves, stationary belt sander, oscillating drum sander, pneumatic cut off saw, pneumatic grinder

things that have not gone well:
pneumatic hose

All in all, if you are careful, HF provides great value for the hobbyist/do it yourselfer

-- Danny, Houston, TX

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