Who makes good trooping gloves?

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    Who makes good trooping gloves?

    Hello TDH! I've been searching the forums but I haven't found any that speaks in depth about the durability of gloves (as far as specifics on how they hold up). I was just wondering which gloves are best for trooping; I was looking at bobamakers' site and his gloves look really good but I don't know how durable they are...

    Thanks guys!

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    Re: Who makes good trooping gloves?

    I've never trooped in mine (only put them on once) but they are made of fine fabrics and fine stitching. I'm sure other members have done but they don't look very herd wearing to me. I think read that the originals were probably based on some kind of dress gloves and they wouldn't be very hard wearing.

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    Re: Who makes good trooping gloves?

    Ah gotcha. I don't intend on like doin much other than basic trooping (walking around convention centers and taking photos) so maybe it's not that big of a deal?

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    Re: Who makes good trooping gloves?

    i make gloves

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    Oh hey man! That's right, I forgot. I'll check your thread again real quick!

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    Re: Who makes good trooping gloves?

    forget trooping gloves, it's a mission alone just to find some ROTJ gloves right now

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    Re: Who makes good trooping gloves?

    hmm... maybe if I get like a light grey jean like material? Or even if someone made appropriate details (white pads and fingers) on a more durable type of glove? I might have to dig further...

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    Re: Who makes good trooping gloves?

    Verbal21 said: View Post
    forget trooping gloves, it's a mission alone just to find some ROTJ gloves right now
    did you sell the gloves you bought from me?

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    Re: Who makes good trooping gloves?

    saint_nasty said: View Post
    did you sell the gloves you bought from me?
    Yeah, I had to forward those to the buyer of my original suit because I thought I was done with this, but I was wrong,lol. Just waiting patiently for another run from you or someone else now

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    Re: Who makes good trooping gloves?

    there'll be more coming along soon, don't you worry!

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    Re: Who makes good trooping gloves?

    For comfortable gloves you will want them to be in a stretch material. I would buy some white cotton parade gloves and dye them, then take your vest to a fabric store and match the tackle twill the best you can. Then make the pads with fabric and batting and handsew them on. They won't be totally accurate with the button or tackle wrist fabric if that's your priority though.

    Parade gloves: Long-Wristed White Parade Gloves

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    Re: Who makes good trooping gloves?

    Thanks for the link BobaFiend (btw love your picture! I remember that episode of Gundam Wing. If I lost a sweet gundam like Death sythe I would have horrible visions too lol)! definitely something I will have to take into consideration!

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    Re: Who makes good trooping gloves?

    saint_nasty said: View Post
    there'll be more coming along soon, don't you worry!
    I was able to just try them on before sending the other ones out and they did feel great, so trust me, I check here everyday just waiting for it,lol

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