replacing vinyl piping

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replacing vinyl piping

Postby candlestick » August 23rd, 2008, 9:48 am

has anyone ever taken a glove with vinyl piping that they really liked and had the piping replaced with leather? i dont think this would work really well with today's gloves but some of the older gloves made in japan might be of high enough quality to warrant the cost. i know i had a ted williams glove after my a2000 got stolen (thank you very much martin grey of chicago, illinois) that i played with from 8th grade through grad school. it was a great glove except for the piping that broke down in the later years. i put colored lab tape over the cracked piping to protect the back of my hand but eventually i gave up on it.

is it possible to replace vinyl with leather piping and roughly how much might it cost?
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Postby BretMan » August 23rd, 2008, 9:44 pm

I'm sure it's possible and would likely make the glove look nicer- plus be a lot more comfortable than cracked vinyl digging into your hand!

This might give you some idea on how much you'll have to spend:

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Postby candlestick » August 24th, 2008, 9:17 am

thanks bretman that was helpful!
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