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Unread 04-25-2009, 04:51 PM   #1
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What do you guys use to pull pork? Do yall use the bear claws or do you use rubber gloves? if you use gloves what kind?
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Unread 04-25-2009, 04:56 PM   #2
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I use a couple of large forks.
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I use heavy pvc gloves, with insurts if the pork is real hot.
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I use gloves.

http://www.amazon.com/Mr-Bar-B-Q-Ins...0696656&sr=8-3

The Steven Raichlen are 1.00 cheaper when they have them

http://www.amazon.com/Steven-Raichle...0696656&sr=8-1


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I have used bear claws in the past, but lately I've switched to rubber gloves. I picked up some waterproof gloves intended for handling chemicals at the local hardware store, and they work great. I still use the bear claws sometimes for moving stuff around, but overall I think a nice set of rubber gloves that come to about mid-forearm are going to be a lot more handy.
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Gloves for me, lets me get all the fat out.
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I just use a pair of carving forks. Works well for me.
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I'll use insulated, chemical-resistant, water-proof gloves that I got for around 3 bucks/pair @ Northern Tool. Or sometimes it's the Bear Claws. Depends on how much pulling I'm doing & what's handy to grab at the time.
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I use a couple of large forks.


Same here. There shouldn't be much fat left but separate that out too.
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I use either two forks or a pair of rubber gloves. I've got small hands, so those 'one size fits all' gloves tend to be more of a PITA than anything.... usually start with forks to get the most of it broken up into big pieces, then on to the gloves for fine pulling.
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I use gloves so I can take out the fat while I'm pulling.
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I use hands and fingers (gloved of course)!
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I start with a couple forks but end up using gloves, It takes me a long time to learn.
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you know them cheap a$$ plastic gloves... for food service... I just put 2 on each hand... thats what we did as the bbq resturant I managed too
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I use a pair of kitchen gloves - the yellow ones people use to wash dishes. I don't put cotton gloves on first, though, so I end up saying "chit" and waving my hands around a lot to cool them off. Then I cuss myself because waving them around doesn't help when they're gloved. Then stick my hands back in and start the process again. I never said I was smart.
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