Depends. What purpose are you planning on using gloves for? For cold weather shooting I usually just use a pair of wool, gloves with a waxed leather palm (for grip), and cut off the fingers (of the glove ) to about the mid nuckle. I use the same set up for cold weather only... when pistol shooting, waterfowl hunting or big game hunting. Never had a need to wear gloves for shooting any other time. Make sure that your golves have a gripping material on the palm and bottom fingers. Wool on it's own againts steel is pretty slippery and doesn't grip well.
I'm using gloves for two purposes: range and field. At the range, I'm trying to get comfortable with my new sidearm, a Ruger revolver in .454 Casull. For that, I got a pair of PAST gloves, which do seem to help with the recoil somewhat.
For the field, I stumbled onto some Gates all-leather gloves that have been discontinued, and so were a great deal. I haven't tried them, but I expect they'll be OK. Mostly I was looking for a recoil reducer for the hand cannon mentioned above.
Today's headlines read, "Hunter Dies of Heart Attack!"
I don't know how many times I have seen that headline in the past 16 years that I have lived in Colorado.
I moved here in 1994 via the U.S. Army to Ft. Carson, Colorado. The "Mountain Post" as it is sometimes called.
When I arrived here, in pretty good shape, the unit told me that I could not participate in P.T. (physical training) for at least 30 days. Now, I had just come from an overseas tour in Korea and was stationed in the...