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Postby BretMan » March 19th, 2008, 1:22 pm

All the ones I've taken apart have had the insert on the outside- not to say that there isn't some glove out there with it on the inside, but I have never seen one.
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Postby docglov » March 19th, 2008, 2:41 pm

The thumb insert is inside the pad on Rawlings except for the eastbay that I still make here in USA and they are long and on the back of the thumb curving toward the oval label to keep it from hurting your thumb
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Postby wbunnell » March 19th, 2008, 2:50 pm

I've finally had the chance to come back to the forum and check out your before and after pic's and I am very impressed! Your students must be thrilled.
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Postby Moonlight Graham » April 16th, 2008, 5:24 pm

Hi, sorry it took me so long to reply to your different responses.

So, I have checked the plastic insert and it is definitely not broken. I removed the lace to make sure the insert was intact with a lacing needle, and I'm sorry to say that there's nothing I can do about it. I even tried to push the thing a little on the side, but then the holes wouldn't correspond and I wouldn't be able to relace it. So I'm afraid that's all there's to it: this glove will hurt whatever I do!

I'll give it another shot, you never know... :cry:
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Postby Mike_2007 » April 16th, 2008, 6:47 pm

Why not remove the insert? Some gloves do not have them.

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