Can you restore a baseball glove?
Use neatsfoot, mink oil or any other glove conditioning product to condition your glove, but stay away from petroleum-based products like Vaseline. Whichever conditioner you choose, work it into the leather well with a clean rag or small sponge. Dab (don’t rub) the excess off with another clean, dry rag.
How much does it cost to get a glove restrung?
Pricing for Services
|Complete Glove in Color||$65.00||$75.00|
|Top of Fingers||$10.00|
|Top of Fingers including Spiral of Web||$20.00|
Can you use baby oil on a baseball glove?
You don’t need to douse your glove in baby oil for it to get nice and soft. Just use a drizzle and work it into the leather.
What can you use instead of glove oil?
Most people use shaving cream (preferably with lanolin), but you may also use others like Vaseline, mink oil, tanner’s glove oil, glove manufacturers oils, saddle soap, etc. Lubricate the glove with your lube preference, say shaving cream.
Can you over oil a baseball glove?
Dry off the glove. Use a damp cloth or sponge to wipe off any remaining oil. Then let your glove air dry overnight. Make sure you find a cool, dry place for your glove to sit, which means not in your gym or bat bag. The leather will be a bit stiff after drying, but some regular use should soften it up again quickly.
How do you reform a baseball glove?
How to Break in a Ball Glove
- MOISTEN THE GLOVE’S LEATHER. Pour a small amount of hot water (150 to 170 degrees Fahrenheit) over any area of your new glove you want to make softer.
- WORK THE MOST RIGID PARTS OF YOUR GLOVE.
- SOFTEN THE GLOVE.
- SHAPE THE GLOVE.
- JUST PLAY CATCH.
- CONDITIONING THE GLOVE THROUGHOUT THE SEASON.