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Old 02-11-2018, 11:00 AM
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Anyone know of any good gloves for playing in the winter? My hands froze last time I played and I couldn't throw as well.
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Old 02-11-2018, 11:29 AM
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I do not wear gloves but quarterback hand warmers work great. Keep your throwing hand warm and pick up the disc with your off hand.

This is the kind of hand warmers I am talking about:
https://www.underarmour.com/en-us/ua...E&gclsrc=aw.ds

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Old 02-11-2018, 03:35 PM
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Wear two more layers of wool on your torso, legs, head, and neck and your hands will stay plenty warm.

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Old 02-11-2018, 04:03 PM
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Wool gloves and handwarmers. And I agree with Steve West...keep your core warmer and the extremities are easier to keep warm.

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Old 02-11-2018, 04:17 PM
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Any decent gloves or mittens should do when it comes to keeping your hands warm, especially if you tuck a handwarmer into them. Just take them off to throw, then put them back on when you're done.

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Old 02-11-2018, 04:57 PM
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I wear the original Mechanix Wear gloves for throwing discs when it is below freezing. They do affect my grip a little bit, but I actually don't notice it until I take them off and throw a disc without them. Ideally, I would never have to use them, but that is not really a good option for me for much of the winter.
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Old 02-11-2018, 04:57 PM
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I agree with Steve West...keep your core warmer and the extremities are easier to keep warm.
While I believe this to be true for majority of people, there are those who have a tougher time keeping their extremities warm.

Don't get me wrong, you're in trouble if you don't keep your core warm. But I can't play if my arms and hands get cold, so insulated vests don't get it done for me.

Maybe it's just me, but I've never had an issue keeping my core warm when my arms are ok.

We all have the same parts and basic design, and certain general principles apply across the board. Still, each of us is unique. There's simply no substitute for getting to know how your body responds and how to adapt those general principles to suit your situation.

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Old 02-11-2018, 04:59 PM
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I wear a mitten with a hand warmer on my off hand. A thin liner glove protects my hand from the warmer.

My throwing hand is bare but goes in a pocket with a hand warmer when not throwing.

As mentioned above, pick up discs with the mittened off hand.
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Old 02-11-2018, 05:04 PM
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I use a cheap snug fitting mechanics glove on my throwing hand with an electronic handwarmer in my pocket. I throw with a glove year-round anyway, it gives me a consistent grip no matter what the weather is.
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Old 02-11-2018, 05:10 PM
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Check out this thread. https://www.dgcoursereview.com/forum...isc+golf+glove Friction disc golf gloves.

Personally I play with mitten/gloves where I can fold back the finger cover to expose my finger tips. Not perfect, but better than no gloves and definitely better than not playing!
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