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King Monkey15 Oct 2020 1:13 a.m. PST

I wear gloves when it's cold outside.

robert piepenbrink Supporting Member of TMP15 Oct 2020 3:16 a.m. PST

Agree with King Monkey. Also sometimes for yard work or some construction projects.

Personal logo Florida Tory Supporting Member of TMP15 Oct 2020 5:21 a.m. PST

I wear gloves when I garden.

Personal logo John the OFM Supporting Member of TMP15 Oct 2020 6:18 a.m. PST

If it's 5F and I have to scrape frost off the windshield…

Personal logo ColCampbell Supporting Member of TMP15 Oct 2020 7:06 a.m. PST

I agree with all of the above!

But as far as the "poll" I only wore gloves when I was using Pine Sol to strip paint from figures. Now I use Simple Green and don't have to don gloves.


GildasFacit Sponsoring Member of TMP15 Oct 2020 8:27 a.m. PST

I wear gloves when using cement and sometimes when gardening. I don't use much in the way of chemicals that would require gloves in my modelling. Have never seen the point in stripping painted figures – cheaper to chuck it away and buy another one.

Sgt Slag15 Oct 2020 10:10 a.m. PST

I wear gloves when painting on The Dip and Magic Wash, as things tend to get messy, quickly. I do these in large batches, rather than one-off's, and I need to do it as efficiently, as possible, as my hobby time is limited. I checked off washes, and spray painting, as gloves really do help in these situations.

My Dip formula is oil-based Minwax, not their water based products, so keeping that stuff off my skin is very beneficial. I don't spend more than an hour with gloves on, typically, so it is not a problem. I also use nitrile gloves, not latex. I found latex to be too easy to tear, aside from the hypersensitivity/allergic situation. Cheers!

Dagwood15 Oct 2020 11:07 a.m. PST

I have never worn gloves, not even while spray painting, but I might start soon, now that I have some disposable gloves to spare ! A benefit of Covid !

Personal logo Parzival Supporting Member of TMP15 Oct 2020 11:39 a.m. PST

I don't wear gloves when painting or spraying primer or sealer.

I will wear gloves if I'm using caustic chemicals, but I almost never do.

Personal logo The Nigerian Lead Minister Supporting Member of TMP15 Oct 2020 11:56 a.m. PST

For hobby purposes, I use kevlar gloves when using a pin vise. Lesson written in blood there. Otherwise, no, I get messy.

Personal logo Jlundberg Supporting Member of TMP15 Oct 2020 2:20 p.m. PST

I use gloves for my airbrush

Syrinx015 Oct 2020 4:55 p.m. PST

I usually wear a gloves when spray painting, airbrushing and varnishing small projects where I am holding the miniature or model. Easier to clean up.

For bigger projects where the model is resting I don't.

Frederick Supporting Member of TMP16 Oct 2020 8:34 a.m. PST

I wear gloves when I'm chopping lumber with the chain saw or suturing up a kid's chin (for clarity, different types of gloves) but not when modelling

Kuznetsov16 Oct 2020 9:25 a.m. PST

I wear gloves for resin 3D printing

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP16 Oct 2020 9:52 a.m. PST

I have worn them when holding the object that I was spray painting. More frequently I just stick my hand in a plastic grocery store sack and use that.

Personal logo John the OFM Supporting Member of TMP19 Oct 2020 5:33 p.m. PST

When the fog has crusted poop around her…
And when I have to rub salve on her, yes.

As for hobby, when I have to lift the base to spray prime the horse underside, then YES.

ScoutJock20 Oct 2020 8:59 a.m. PST

I wear a latex glove on the hand I hold the model in when airbrushing. The model is mounted on a nail so I can get good 360 degree coverage.

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