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Looking for budget puncture resistant gloves

I'm looking to get some budget puncture resistant gloves.

They will be used for handling thorny branches, among other things.

I want to spend less than $10 per pair.

I found these on Amazon:

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https://www.amazon.com/Resistant-Kitchen-Protection-Material-knitted/dp/B07VBL638Y

 

They say they're "Puncture Resistant(Newton):Level 3"

This sounds decent to me, but I could be wrong.

They're also three pairs for $13, so they are very inexpensive.

If anyone can find something better for under $10, I would be very interested.

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To be clear, I'm looking for gloves that are Puncture Resistant(Newton):Level 4 or 5.

And, unfortunately, most listings on Amazon (under $10) do not give a puncture resistant level.

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Oops, looks like I screwed up...

The gloves that I linked to up above are only reinforced on the front of the glove.

I want the entire glove to be puncture resistant.

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C'mon Racoon, loosen up on that wallet a bit.cool  I suspect the open weave on those "cut" resistant gloves might allow thorns to poke through.  Go with the original, ...leather.  I work with a lot of blackberries and a very large rose (was 20ft high and wide last year) around our place and I have been very happy with both buffalo and pigskin.  The pigskin gloves are a little thinner and allow for more feel. They might also be a little cooler for the desert dwellers.  The buffalo is thicker and very abrasion resistant as well as puncture resistant.

My current favorite.

"This too shall pass." -- Ancient Persian saying

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Those Buffalo gloves do look pretty good.

I think I found what I'm looking for, though.

I found this manufacturer that tells you how puncture resistant their gloves are:

https://www.mcrsafety.com/blog/top-ansi-rated-puncture-resistant-gloves

 

Two of the top choices are available on Amazon, though one doesn't come in extra-large:

https://www.amazon.com/MCR-Safety-92735NL-Protection-Touchscreen/dp/B081TWG9R4

https://www.amazon.com/MCR-Safety-92743BPM-Bi-Polymer-Fingers/dp/B072JHVMQY

 

So now I'm looking for Puncture Resistant(Newton):Level 5 for $15 or less.

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By the way, I already have nice pigskin gloves, but they're not suitable for thorny branches.

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I don’t know the price at the moment but here I’m using Turtle Skin.
Sufficient to handle thorny bushes although it only has puncture resistant on the palm.

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lumenzilla wrote:

I don’t know the price at the moment but here I’m using Turtle Skin.
Sufficient to handle thorny bushes although it only has puncture resistant on the palm.

Yep, unfortunately even the MCR Safety gloves probably only protect the palm sufficiently.

I would be much more eager to recommend them if they protected the entire hand.

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Let us know how the MCR gloves work out.

You mentioned budget options so I thought I would pitch in.

For an inexpensive option I have used Harbor Freight welding gloves ($4-$5), the extended gauntlet is useful for avoiding thorns but not puncture proof.

Also, my favorite, a wrap or two of dense weave duct tape (Nashua 357) on any glove is really helpful. My brush handling gloves at this point seem to be almost entirely duct tape and years old, just apply more when abraded or needed. Started this when I was having a hard time letting go of a favorite pair of gloves and now often wrap the new heavy work gloves from the start.

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Cut resistant (woven Kevlar) is definitely not puncture resistant. Any point narrow enough to get between fibers of the weave and spread them apart will poke you.
Cut resistant material is proof against slicing, not stabbing or thorns.
You can find cut resistant gloves marketed as “Chef’s gloves”

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hank wrote:

Cut resistant (woven Kevlar) is definitely not puncture resistant. Any point narrow enough to get between fibers of the weave and spread them apart will poke you.
Cut resistant material is proof against slicing, not stabbing or thorns.
You can find cut resistant gloves marketed as “Chef’s gloves”

There are gloves that claim to be cut resistant AND puncture resistant.

I do not know if any of them are made of woven Kevlar, however.

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The first pair of gloves I plan to buy will be for my mom.

After that, the next pair of gloves might be for myself.

My mom wants leather gloves of some sort.

I'm leaning towards synthetic gloves for myself.

The buffalo gloves look pretty good, but several Amazon reviewers question whether or not they are actually made from buffalo.

So the search continues.

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I looked up which types of leather are good for puncture protection, and buffalo is the way to go.

This pair of buffalo gloves looks decent to me:

https://www.amazon.com/Kinco-81-L-Grain-Buffalo-Driver/dp/B004L13GAK

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Lexel wrote:

I'm not looking for metal gloves.

Just leather or synthetic.

And if you want to be taken seriously, provide a retail link to somewhere that takes USD.

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I would recommend DEX FIT Grade Cut-resistant Gloves. I really like them because they are very thin and light, making me comfortable to wear.

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raccoon city wrote:

I looked up which types of leather are good for puncture protection, and buffalo is the way to go.

This pair of buffalo gloves looks decent to me:

https://www.amazon.com/Kinco-81-L-Grain-Buffalo-Driver/dp/B004L13GAK

I received these gloves in XL today.

They are very nice.

I have long skinny fingers, and they fit in these gloves perfectly.

I haven't used the gloves for anything yet, but they will be my go-to pair of gloves.

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I’m an ironworker and those gloves just won’t quit. I usually go through leather driver’s gloves in a week or two, these have lasted over 6 weeks now and still don’t have a puncture or slice all the way through. Toughest gloves I have ever had!

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A pair of Happyelp gloves cost $ 5. A puncture-resistant gloves level 5

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Corey Webb wrote:

A pair of Happyelp gloves cost $ 5. A puncture-resistant gloves level 5

What the heck are "Happyelp" gloves?

Gotta link?

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RC, interested in how you like them and how they protect.
https://www.amazon.com/NoCry-Long-Leather-Gardening-Gloves/dp/B01LB3IM7W...
Gloves made for gardening would seem to be a thing you might try.
The long cuffs would be a great help in grabbing piles of branches/plants.
All the Best,
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Google for Ansell hyflex.
They have several types

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Oops sorry! Actually it’s Hanhelp Safety Grip Cut Resistant Gloves

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Corey Webb wrote:

Oops sorry! Actually it’s Hanhelp Safety Grip Cut Resistant Gloves

Those are cut resistant level 5, not puncture resistant level 5, despite what your website says.