Mechanix Light Gloves

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Mechanix Light Gloves

Postby Dan Sullivan » Jan 23, 2006 1:16 am

A friend of mine showed me a pair of gloves and suggested them to me for caving.

http://www.tasco-safety.com/workgloves/ ... tml#lgs-01

They actually look pretty durable, and thought about getting a pair for digging and possible secondary light source. We have dry caves where I normally cave at. I doubt they would hold up to water or wet cave environment. Any thoughts, or has anyone tried these underground yet?
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Postby potholer » Jan 23, 2006 2:04 pm

One minor thought - I think they've got mixed up between their lumens and millicandelas (or their lumens and expected LED lifetime).
10,000 lumens would be as bright as ~ 300 1Watt Luxeons.
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Postby cob » Jan 23, 2006 2:29 pm

potholer wrote:One minor thought - I think they've got mixed up between their lumens and millicandelas (or their lumens and expected LED lifetime).
10,000 lumens would be as bright as ~ 300 1Watt Luxeons.



Huhhhh????


No offense but, "GOLDURN' TECHNO GEEKS!!!"

and to quote a friend of mine (TBH),

"Thar' we were... a teasponnful of carbide and a mile from the entrance..."
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Postby cob » Jan 23, 2006 2:29 pm

potholer wrote:One minor thought - I think they've got mixed up between their lumens and millicandelas (or their lumens and expected LED lifetime).
10,000 lumens would be as bright as ~ 300 1Watt Luxeons.



Huhhhh????


No offense but, "GOLDURN' TECHNO GEEKS!!!"

and to quote a friend of mine (TBH),

"Thar' we were... a teasponnful of carbide and a mile from the entrance..."
If fate doesn't make you laugh, then you just don't get the joke.
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Postby cob » Jan 23, 2006 2:32 pm

sorry guys (goldurn techno geeks!!!!) don't know why this thing double posts from time to time... or how to undo it... Any suggestions?)

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Postby Realms » Jan 23, 2006 9:00 pm

heh heh I saw those gloves and the 10,000 lumen rating and for a sec was like WOAH!! Then reality set in and I was like aww man! Still its is a cool idea. Early astronauts used a similar concept during the days of the Mercury program. I think they had a tiny light in each finger.
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