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Work glove discovery update

new gloves 5 months later

The new work gloves I posted about 5 months ago are intact with no holes.

Chicken blood has stiffened one. I tried using some linseed oil to soften it up but it only helped a little bit.

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NOT linseed oil. It is a drying oil, and will slowly dry and harden. Use Neetsfoot oil, or a vegetable oil.
Comment by Anonymous Wed Jun 25 18:46:04 2014
I use Huberd's Shoe Grease on all my leather. The stuff works wonders.
Comment by Anonymous Thu Jun 26 01:25:25 2014
Try any cheap hand lotion- it's the lanolin that's functional; works great on your baseball mitt, too, without being greasy. Personally, I buy Menard's cheapest work gloves- $3/pr. At that price you can replace them several times before you've equaled the price of a "good" pair. They usually last more than 6 months.
Comment by doc Thu Jun 26 06:58:13 2014

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