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I buy a pair of these every couple of years, because the ones before have always served me well. I have giant hands, and despite buying the same size every time, I feel like they're getting smaller and smaller. I also feel like the quality is declining ever so slightly over time - each time I buy new ones my impression is that "they don't make 'em like they used to."
That said, they're my go to glove for automotive work, and pretty much any handling of heavy, greasy, sharp, nasty crap. I only hope that the company continues to make a quality product rather than trying to save a buck by skimping on quality!
I ordered my original, or first pair from Amazon. I was bored and watching Alaska Air Traffic Investigations on Prime and saw the investigators wearing these gloves. Figured if they wore them they must be ok...and they are. So, I decided to buy two more pair. With Amazon, I ordered on May 28th and received on June 1st. Amazon did charge me Massachusetts sales tax. On the Mechanix website the gloves were slightly cheaper, I received free shipping and paid no sales tax. That order was placed June 28th. Today is July 12th and I still haven't received them, although if you look at the tracking they supposedly arrived at my local post office early on July 8th. So, if you want them soon stick to Amazon. If you can wait and want to save $2 or so per pair go to the manufacturer. In retrospect, I wish now I had just ordered the second two pairs from Amazon.
I always have a hard time finding gloves that fit. I was so happy to see that these come in xxxl. But I made the mistake of measuring my hand and using the fitting guide which said I should wear a large to xtra large. So I decided to play it safe and order an xxl. Unfortunately now that I have the gloves it is clear that I should have bought the xxxl. So far I like the gloves but would definitely not recommend the fitting guide.