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Saturday, February 28, 2009

Online Matchmaking and Gloves

I call it High-Tech Glove Marketing

When I was asked late last year by the IGA (International Glove Association) to write an article (about gloves of course) for the annual IGA feature in Occupational Health & Safety magazine, I knew immediately that it would be helpful to enlighten OH&S subscribers about gloves and the internet. After all, we are (GO Gloves™) the oldest glove company on the net.

(Click on the Title to see the article or you can find it under our Media Tab on our web sites)

Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Death Row Glove’s Life Spared

Although I wouldn’t exactly call Sue Whitney a Glove Guru, she certainly has a talent for extending the life of Electrician’s Gloves. See her Blog and her glove project. (Pictured)


For those of you in the know, Electrician’s gloves become obsolete after 6 months unless retested and recertified. It’s the law and it’s a good one.


If you want to see more about these gloves before they fall into Sue’s hands (click here)


If your looking for other gloves to turn into projects (click here)

Saturday, February 21, 2009

From the Halls of Montezuma to the shelves at Gloves-Online



Part of the initial verse from the oldest official song in the United States military seemed fitting to announce the arrival of the official white Military Dress Gloves of the US Military to our “hard to find” glove stock.

These military dress gloves are the official gloves purchased by DSCP (Department of Defense clothing supply unit) and made exclusively for the DOD in the USA. .

It took a little stiff arming to get my hands on these gloves even though I serve on the DOD Glove Technical Sub-Committee. Now they are an exclusive at GO Gloves and our military customers no longer have to settle for a second class dress glove. Even you die hard Dress Blue men and women warriors!

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Good Good Good Good Vibrations

I thought of this classic Beach Boys song when I was drafting an article for “Modern Contractor” about anti-vibration gloves and (HAVS) Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome. It’s a worthwhile read for those of you who work with any type of vibrating tools in your work.


You can also see our newest glove to prevent HAVS. See the new Ergodyne ProFlex Anti-Vibration Gloves. (Shown) Click on image to enlarge.


I’m not sure these gloves will keep giving you excitations but they are the only ANSI certified glove for this problem.

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Thursday, February 19, 2009

We have a Winner!

The glove auction for Santonio Holmes' gloves wrapped up last weekend. The winning bid for these historical sport gloves was $70,200.00. I wonder if the marketing gurus at Reebok ever realized that they made gloves worth that much money. I guess we’ll see what they sell for next season.

To help you resolve your curiosity, I was not the winner. The winning bidders name is not yet known.

Saturday, February 7, 2009

Own the Gloves that Won Super Bowl XLIII

It seems that auctioning off celebrity gloves is becoming vogue this year. However, this one is worth mentioning.


You can own a pair of historical gloves by going to the auction (click the Title). The auction ends Feb. 15th at 9:59pm EST – 14 days from the exact moment Santonio Holmes made his historical catch to win the Super Bowl for the Pittsburg Steelers. (Click on image to enlarge the photo)


All proceeds go to the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America.


The last I looked the bidding was up to $7,400.00. That’s sure one hot pair of gloves I’d love to get my hands on.

Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Too Hot to Handle

This January 28th release by the US Consumer Product Safety Commission regards a voluntary recall of Primovolta Warming Gloves made by Outdoor Research of Seattle, Washington. Apparently, the electric heating pad can short circuit and overheat.

We sell a competing brand of Heated Gloves (shown) and Heated Mittens but these are not associated with the recall. My guess is that the heating elements are located around the palm of the recalled gloves which receive a great amount of strain and stress.

I know OR and they are a very respectable company and known for quality gloves.

Of interest, the heating elements in our Heated Gloves and Mittens are contained in the back side (non-palm side) of the gloves to avoid damage. But you can never win because people complain they don’t get hot enough. However, at $25 bucks verses $260.00, I think they work fine providing a safe and comfortable room temperature. What do you think?
(Click on the Title to go to the release)

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