04-23-2002, 11:42:00 PM
My tip of the day: You know those way-cool gloves the guys with money use when wrenching on stuff? I buy the $4 blue ones at the hardware store, with the rubber grips (alot of construction dudes wear them). Great for keeping your hands clean, tight enough to still feel stuff, and hot parts never burn ya!!!
04-24-2002, 10:41:00 AM
I'm with you on that one! For years I worked bare-handed, and would get so much junk all over my hands and under the fingernails. I now wear a cheap pair of gloves, and just toss 'em when they get saturated in oil and grease. Greatly reduces the number of skinned knuckles, too!! http://www.nastyz28.com/ubb/wink.gif Good tip!
*'70 Camaro - Lots of: Pieces missing, layers of paint, & best intentions :)
*'84 Regal T-Type - The other car needing work....
*A couple brown trucks, too...
04-24-2002, 06:01:00 PM
If you don't have to worry about knuckles, just clean hands, I use surgical type latex gloves. About $5 at drugstore and disposible. Works great!
04-26-2002, 02:21:00 PM
<font face="Arial,Verdana" size="2">Originally posted by BLAZER87:
If you don't have to worry about knuckles, just clean hands, I use surgical type latex gloves. About $5 at drugstore and disposible. Works great!</font>
I use the same thing when I work on cars. Picked up the tip from my mechanic friend. They work good.
04-27-2002, 11:35:00 PM
I agree the surgical type gloves work great... Keep your hands clean and can feel every part, nut and bolt...
Best part, there cheap...
A roll of duct tape, bailing wire, and a little luck! It should hold together....
04-28-2002, 12:12:00 AM
I use blue nitrile rubber surgical type gloves.
They are slightly heavier duty than the latex ones, seem pretty impervious to stuff like brake-kleen.
1 pair will last almost all day at work.
Still fairly cheap.