Compact Gloves for First Aid or Mechanics

Compact First Aid or Utility Gloves - Title

Last updated on May 26th, 2018

I bet you’ve been there before. You’re already late to class or work, and the chain on your bike slips off the sprocket and gets tangled. You know exactly how to fix it quickly, and you do so, but now your hands are full of grease and heavy duty degreaser is nowhere to be found. Or you have to jump start your car. Or bandage a bad cut on a coworker. You may even be reminiscing that roadside tire change last week where this would have been a lifesaver. Having a compact, portable set of gloves close by is way more convenient than having to clean up afterwards.

This Instructable isn’t so much a how-to, as much as it is simply a “Hey! You might want to copy this” type of thing. While storing gloves this way isn’t exactly new, it isn’t the type of thing you see that often either.

Without further ado, let’s get into it!

Difficulty: You can do it while watching Youtube vids
Tool Requirements: What’s in your kitchen drawer
Time: ‘a little while’
Cost: Chump-change$ Continue reading “Compact Gloves for First Aid or Mechanics”

Cheap Gel Pad Upgrade for Hearing Protection Earmuffs

Cheap Gel Pad Upgrade for Earmuffs and Hearing Protection

Last updated on May 15th, 2018

I wear earmuffs for hearing protection pretty often. Around a year ago I found myself not too happy with the stock ear pads on my earmuffs. It’s not that my hearing protection sucked, it’s just that after a few hours it can get tiresome. After looking into the subject, I saw that gel pads are the gold-standard for comfortable earmuffs. However, the gel pads for my 3M Peltor Sport Tacticals cost more than the earmuffs themselves. I wasn’t too happy with that. That’s when I found another, even better solution for a fraction of the price. Here’s how to make your own cheap gel pad upgrade for hearing protection earmuffs. I promise you won’t regret it. Continue reading “Cheap Gel Pad Upgrade for Hearing Protection Earmuffs”