Sound like it was running on three cylinders! Did you get it running right?
I can't speak for him but after many years of exposing my hands to oil, gasoline, and the many solvents that go along with the hobby of working on old cars, trucks, motorcycles and guns, my fingers have a strange, undiagnosed(been to dermatologists) skin condition that is unsightly and painful. Getting as little of this stuff on my hands as possible helps out....
Just have to ask - whats with the latex/nitrile gloves?
Not only that, but the latex / rubber / nitrile gloves wash up much faster than hands if you're having to reach in the vehicle, answer the phone, and other situations where you'd not necessarily take 'em off, but need to touch something "clean".In the past guys had to "be tough" when it came to getting their hands filthy out of lack of choice.
But now, with several kinds of high quality thin gloves on the market, I say screw spending 10 minutes scrubbing your hands with a nail brush and lava soap and not succeeding in having clean hands. Heck, even simple cotton knit gloves do wonders for keeping your hands free of grit.