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Gloves for thin fingers?

iroh

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I still can't bring myself to pay $140 CAD for a pair of custom gloves from Chester Jefferies. Are there any alternatives? My fingers are not super thin or super long, just a tiny bit thinner than the average hand. I would wear women's gloves but they don't get big enough and or the selection isn't there.

I have only been to winners and danier leather and I haven't really seen anything I liked. Are there any stores I can visit and see what is available?
 

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Originally Posted by TheWraith
I suggest you stick with Chester Jefferies.
I know however the gloves don't have the be custom made, it is not possible to get a good pair of non-custom gloves for $70?
 

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You want something good, you have to pay a little bit extra. Chester Jefferies supplies an excellent product for a lot less than many other manufacturers. It's either that or trawl your way through the RTW stock and see what, if anything, fits you. Up to you.
 

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Thin fingers, or thin hands? What's the measurement around your hand? What's the length from base of hand to fingertip?
 

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Originally Posted by ktrp
What's the measurement around your hand? 8 1/4

What's the length from base of hand to fingertip? 8 1/4 (to middle finger)


see quote
 

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Wear womens gloves. Look harder, because there are plenty of women with hands bigger than you
 

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Originally Posted by pebblegrain
Wear womens gloves. Look harder, because there are plenty of women with hands bigger than you
I know you are trying to be helpful, and I need more details, so where can I look? That is why the OP was made.
 

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Originally Posted by TheWraith
Just suck it up and stick with Chester Jefferies. You won't regret it, I'm sure.

+1 I agree with this whole-heartedly.
Everyone here has only your best interests in mind and would not recommend anything inferior.
Think of it this way; at $140 for a pair of CJ's, are your fingers not worth $14 each?
You'll probably have that pair of gloves for 10 years in which case the investment is $1.40 per finger.
 

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Originally Posted by Man Of Lint
+1 I agree with this whole-heartedly. Everyone here has only your best interests in mind and would not recommend anything inferior. Think of it this way; at $140 for a pair of CJ's, are your fingers not worth $14 each? You'll probably have that pair of gloves for 10 years in which case the investment is $1.40 per finger.
Is this how people rationalize expensive purchases? I can say a $10 pair of gloves are worth $1 for each finger and if I keep them for 10 years that will leave me with $0.10 per finger.
 

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For what you get from Chester Jefferies, I would hardly call them expensive, especially as they'll make you a bespoke pair (if you choose that option). If you want cheap--as in cheap quality--go for it. You get what you pay for.
 

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Originally Posted by iroh
Is this how people rationalize expensive purchases? I can say a $10 pair of gloves are worth $1 for each finger and if I keep them for 10 years that will leave me with $0.10 per finger.

Most likely a $10 pair of gloves arent going to hold for 10 years.
 

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