With the Columbia Bugaglove Max Electric Gloves gone are the days of frozen hands and fingers. Columbia gave me a pair of gloves to test this winter and here’s what I thought.
Columbia Bugaglove Max Electric Gloves Features
Fabric: 100% goatskin leather
Omni-Heat electric, thermal reflective, and insulated
Techlite battery compartment
Split cowhide palm patch
One-hand shock cord hem adjustment
Precision fit grip
Columbia Bugaglove Max Electric Gloves Review
When I first heard about the Columbia Electric products I was highly skeptical. Adding electric heat to products has been tried in the past, rather unsuccesfully. This time around though, I think Columbia is on to something.
The Columbia Bugaglove Max Electric Gloves are an all around good glove. First let’s look at the heat. Operation is easy, just press the Columbia logo on the back of each glove. The heat comes in three modes: high, medium, and low. The button alternates colors when on: red for high, yellow for medium, green for low. On a full battery charge you’ll get 2.5 hours on high, 3 hours on medium, 4 hours on low. The heat that is produced is more of a slow, radiating heat as opposed to a burst of heat. I’ve found the best heat performance comes from preheating the gloves before my hands were cold. The gloves will heat your hands back up after they are cold, but with the slow, radiating heat it does take some time. I...Read more...
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