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Glove Care

by SJ » Mon Apr 18, 2011 10:56 pm

Looking for suggestions on what to use to condition goatskin leather, specifically the First Ascent Guide Glove.

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Re: Glove Care

by ExcitableBoy » Mon Apr 18, 2011 11:15 pm

Not sure if it is recomended, but I use Nikwax waterproofing wax for leather on the leather palms of my gloves.

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Re: Glove Care

by Kai » Tue Apr 19, 2011 6:19 pm

Sno seal has always worked for me.

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Re: Glove Care

by peninsula » Wed Apr 20, 2011 3:13 pm

My understanding of leather is it should always be treated to extend its life. Otherwise, leather will dry and crack prematurely, especially if it gets wet on occasion. Whenever I inquire on the best leather treatment product, Nikwax is the hands-down favorite as it does the best job of "waterproofing", yet allows the leather to breath. Many products clog the pores in leather, and this is likely more harmful than no treatment at all. Be forewarned, leather is not waterproofed with any of these leather-treatment products, only more water resistant.

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