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Gluing Latex Gauntlets to Leather Gloves


I just bought a pair of leather motocycle gloves. The area across the knuckles looks pretty much like the ones on my Rubies latex gauntlets. My plan is to cutt off the glove and attach the cuff or sleeve part. What kind of glue should I use. Also how the heck to I make the fins look a bit neater. The mold was pretty bad. If I'm asking a stupid question...be gentle...its my first time.

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Re: Adding leather glooves to latex cuffs


Welcome to the cave! You could use Goop for gluing; but with time, and working bit by bit to improve this and that, you'll probably grow increasingly dissatisfied. Better to find some custom superhero gloves and bite the bullet if you can.

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Re: Adding leather glooves to latex cuffs


Thanks APOCALYPTON...You are probably right, but for now I'm just a poor workin' boy. Uh...by the way, whats GOOP and where do I buy it and under what name?
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Re: Adding leather glooves to latex cuffs


Goop is an adhesive. And it's just called Goop. You can probably buy it at any home improvement store, or Wal Mart, that kind of place. Here's a page with exciting info!!!

http://eclecticproducts.com/goop/home.asp

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Re: Adding leather glooves to latex cuffs


Thanks DL....I hope the darn stuff has some give to it. My wrists need to fit through that area. Anybody got any help on fixing those really bad cast fins?
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Re: Adding leather glooves to latex cuffs


You might not have to use any glue. Below are Rubies B&R gloves that I cut the hands off and ran the glove through THEN put on. The tightness of the glove held the whole thing together.
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For my outfit, I'm getting some long-cuffed gloves and tightening the vambraces over them when I put them on. It should do the trick. If it needs more securing than that I'll just use a bit of velcro.

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Re: Adding leather glooves to latex cuffs


Matt is doing exactly what I did years ago. The Rubies gauntlets will stay in place over your moto gloves.
That's a great glove starting point.
-Brin

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Re: Adding leather glooves to latex cuffs


Thanks Bros....now all I need to do is something about those glove fins...mine are in pretty sad shape. Can I repair them? or do I need to replace them?
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You can probably repair them. Do you have a pic you could show us?
-Brin

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