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Old 11-22-2020, 09:55 AM
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Originally Posted by Michael C Henry View Post
I bought a pair of chauffer lambskin gloves. Full unlined glove, exposed knuckles, wrist closure. Still a little stiff for now. Any tricks for breaking in= softening these gloves for a better grip, in a hurry?
Neetsfoot oil works well. if I have new leather gloves and sometimes with shoes I'll get my hands wet with it and put them inside and wiggle around until there is good flexibility. On the outside too. It will dry eventually but at first it might look wet for a few days.

I also use deerskin work gloves to drive autocross in. The bright yellow ones.
You have to search through the gloves on offer at farm and fleet or the like to find some which are flexible though. When you find a nice soft pair they are wonderful. Not hot on a hot day either.
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