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Goat glove update part 2

Goat glove final updateI made the mistake of using my goat gloves during our recent round of chicken feather plucking.

This material isn't bouncing back like leather.

I suspect the chicken dunking is what caused them to dry up in such a stiff manner.



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Those gloves need some loving care. Oil those babies up. If you had a rough day like that, you'd need a massage too.
Comment by Titus Tue Jun 22 13:35:01 2010
Try cleaning them with saddle soap. That will soften them and make them more pliable but they may be stretched already from the water. One can only hope. No saddle soap/ Try a bit(little bit) of glycerine. Don't use ANY vegetable oils.
Comment by vester Tue Jun 22 16:15:00 2010
You both have such good points! I don't know why we never figured out oiling/soaping leather gloves. It makes perfect sense!
Comment by anna Wed Jun 23 08:10:01 2010

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