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Old 10-30-2005, 10:54 AM
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Clincher Gloves?

Can you still buy Clincher Gloves? I am in need of a new pair of gloves and wanted to give some of these a try.
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Old 10-30-2005, 02:58 PM
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Some of the guys on another forum have stated that the gloves are currently being manufactured for restock, to be available in early 06 at authorized merchandisers, i.e. Overtons, etc...

Also upon a Google ==> http://www.wileyski.com/other-gear/gloves.htm among other places.
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Old 10-30-2005, 08:04 PM
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I didn't realizze that they stopped making them. I bought two pairs several years ago and I get at least two seasons from a pair. I swear by them. I have weak fingers and the Clinchers alow me to ski much longer than regular gloves. It took a bit of proctice to get used to them as the dowel can have a tendancy to get hung up in the handle especially if not using the "Anti-Roll" stlyle handle.
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Old 10-30-2005, 08:53 PM
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I purchased a pair a few months ago at skiers edge. They are great when the P-Factor sets in. It has been happening alot as of late!
I can check next time I am in there and see how their stock is.
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Old 10-30-2005, 08:57 PM
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That would be sweet thanks Bob!
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Old 10-30-2005, 11:12 PM
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I saw them for sale as late as this summer at sun & ski sports, check them out.

Jeff, I used them for a long time because they made it easy to ski longer. Getting rid of the clinchers was certainly one thing that helped my skiing. I was always getting them hung in the handle or I'd miss a grab. I Got some good HO gloves, kevlar liners and and ARS handle and would not go back to clinchers.
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Old 10-30-2005, 11:15 PM
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What makes clinchers do this? I thought they just had a preformed curve in them which helped keep your fingers wrapped around the rope. Am i missing something?
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Old 10-30-2005, 11:23 PM
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Your first three fingers are tied together to the strap that runs from your fingertips to down around the palm where it attaches to the wristband.
You get a ton of power from that strap which forces your fingers to stay curved and transfers the majority of the load from the pull to your wrists.
But, there is a ~3/8" diameter dowell that reaches across between the tips of your first three fingers where the strap attaches them.
That dowell keeps your three fingers aligned and flat across the handle. It has kinda hard edges that will sometimes hang up in the corner of your handle in a pre turn and then sometimes hang up or trip you up on the grab to come out of the turn. Screws me up every time.
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I tried a friends pair this summer, they do work once you get the hang of them, but not sure I want a pair.
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you cannot flip off jetskiers when wearing clinchers
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