Break In A New Glove Using Rubber Bands

What’s summer without playing a little catch in the yard? Definitely not as fun with a stiff glove. We know a way to help break it in quickly! All you’ll need is vaseline, a washcloth, a rubber mallet, a baseball and, of course, a rubber band! First, bend the leather to get it ready, then pound it with the mallet. After the glove has been softened, put a quarter-sized amount of vaseline on the wash cloth. Rub a thin layer all over the glove. Then all you have left to do is to place the ball in the glove and wrap a rubber band around it all to hold it in place! Leave it overnight or even a couple days! Wipe off any excess oil with a dry cloth after. It’s as easy as can be!

Break in a new glove using rubber bands

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Alliance Rubber Company is a family-owned business with humble beginnings that has grown into a thriving American success story. Since 1923, Alliance Rubber has proudly produced rubber bands for use in the home and workplace. Continuing to manufacture its products in the USA, enables Alliance to provide high-quality products, fast service, and fresh stock that is built to last. Alliance Rubber, a women-owned company, manufactures bands that ‘Hold Your World Together.’

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