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Just got a new pair of Joe Rocket Pheonix gloves to replace my old pheonix gloves due to my surprise the new ones are more leather than my old ones and I am now the proud owner of a fairly tight pair of gloves I already went up a size from med to large....but i find them still fairly tight

any suggestions???

saw people breaking in new boots by getting them soaking wet and wairing them
 

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Break in gloves in less than a week, here is how I do it!

I usually break in new leather gloves by putting them on and then getting leather cream/conditioner and just rubbing it all over. I do that twice (two days in a row). Let it soak in, then on the third day I start using Vaseline and whacking off about 2 to 3 times per day with the gloves on (it feels neat coz it doesn’t feel like you're doing it to yourself). Then, by the weekend they are broken in and ready for a long road trip without hurting my hands!
 

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you can put oil conditioner on your gloves and work it in. but the best way i break in my gloves was to wear it and let the heat from your hands warm up the leather to make them stretch out. After a couple of weeks they will feel great
 

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yeah, as above...

put them on
fasten them up
curl your hands into fists
crank your fists back towards your elbows

sit and watch a movie for a couple hours.

done
 

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why do you think I whack off in em....those babies build heat like crazy!
 

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i dunno, i dunno if it is bad (water), but it can't be doing leather any good....
 

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Just wear them .....

My x-large alpinestar gloves would cut off the circulation in my little fingers ... Now they fit sooo comfy ... just takes time

Patience grasshopper
 

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I have an xl pair of joe rocket gloves (can't remember what type) they used to squish my hand sideways they were so tight, really sucked cus it made my had cramp up and my pinky and ring finger would go numb. I just wore them as much as I could taking breaks to de numb/cramp my hand and now they fit like a glove.
 

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leather conditioner will help as well as give them a little more protection should you get caught in the rain.
 
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