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and did some research as to why.It used not to be as bad but even with insulated glove my fingers get cold very very easily..painfully cold

http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0820/is_n213/ai_17065670/?tag=content;col1

a technique developed by U.S. Army researchers in Alaska. In a room that's a comfortable temperature, submerge your hands in a container of warm water for three to five minutes. Then go into a freezing room (outside in wintertime unless you have access to a walk-in freezer) and again dip your hands in warm water for 10 minutes. The cold environment would normally make your blood vessels constrict, but the warm water makes them open. Repeatedly training vessels to open despite the cold around them may enable you to counter the restriction reflex even without the warm water.
 

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I picked up a pair of fleece glomitts, similar to those in the photo...

There's a heat-pack slot in the mitten part.

Holes for your thumb as well.

I bought mine at ****'s for around $20

I put the heat pack in the glove before I leave the house, and it is toasty warm when I get to the hunting spot.

Haven't had a problem yet with too-cold hands...

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the coldest my hands get is while duck hunting.
I found that you put your gloves on before you go out and NEVER take them off. If you dont take them off and get your body warm while walking in, etc. I found them to stay much warmer. The hot hands also helped as well.
Other than that, not sure.
 

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I solved my cold hand problem with a" waist muff"?? Straps around waist and has a pocket for handwarmers. I use the body size and wear an old pair of leather dress gloves.
 

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I don't wear a glove on my trigger hand ever no matter how cold it is. Those hand muffs you wear around your waist are your best friend in that situation. :cheers:
 

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Also be sure and keep your head and torso really well insulted,, and take in a few carbs every hour. Burning carbs helps the body produce heat and the body will also constrict the blood vessels in the extremities to provide better blood flow to vital organs if they start to chill. Keep the brain and other vital organs well insulted to keep blood flowing to the hands and feet.

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Guys I appreciate the advice for hunting purposes . I have a Hoodie with front pockets + I use hand heaters etc and thats helps out a great deal as I dont like shooting with thick gloves.
My issue is just life, My fingers are cold right now inside and get very painfully cold with insulated gloves outside in about 10 minutes. It sucks at work or any outdoor activity.

I see there are even battery operated gloves.. but they are really really thick and about $80

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[rquote=1499817&tid=104642&author=beanpile]Guys I appreciate the advice for hunting purposes . I have a Hoodie with front pockets + I use hand heaters etc and thats helps out a great deal as I dont like shooting with thick gloves.
My issue is just life, My fingers are cold right now inside and get very painfully cold with insulated gloves outside in about 10 minutes. It sucks at work or any outdoor activity.

I see there are even battery operated gloves.. but they are really really thick and about $80

[Edited on 12-5-2009 by beanpile][/rquote]

You know what they say,,"cold heart cold hands". J/K.

Have you asked your doctor if there could be a medical expanation for this???? It may be a warning sign of something.

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Yea Henry from what I can tell its either Raynaud's Disease or just a bye product of my arthritis. My hands are very arthritic which I'd say is a bye product of years of concrete work.
'm going to try that Warm water trick that the Army has developed just hope I dont wee all over myself in the process.
 

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Whiel we on the topic of cold fingers. Another reason fingers or finger tips get cold is to tight of gloves. If you wear lose fitting gloves your hands are able to keep there warth longer. Not to lose as to let out the body heat thouhg.

Also wearring 2 gloves helps alot, but got to make shure that neather are tight fighting.

I have found that wearring a jersie glove as base layer and then a biger one size up glove over that keeps my left hand warm. Since rt hand ha sno fealing in it i jsut put a jersie glove on it and check for blue fingers once in a whiel.
 

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Hey bean, do you own a hottub? Reason I ask is my mom suffers from arthritic hands from years of upholstry work. Her and dad bought a hot tub and it has helped her arthritis TREMENDOUSLY!! Evidentaly the warm moving water is what did the trick. Do you smoke? That also constricts blood vessels dramatically.:cheers::cheers::cheers:
 

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Do yoy know anybody who has one? Might see if they'd let you try it out and see if it helps. Might have to rig up your own ******* hottub like the two guys on T.V. did with the old clawfoot tub and bonfire lit under neath it!!:D
 

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[rquote=1500105&tid=104642&author=rangerdvr]Try wearing rubber gloves under your normal gloves. Its worked for me in the past[/rquote]:thinking:
 
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