Rated 4 out of 5 by SoftballGirl34 Overall Good Product
I play woman's college softball and had lost my Rawlings glove that I had for 7 years. The new glove I bought was a Nokona (known for its difficulty in breaking in the leather). I've used this product twice now for breaking in gloves and it breaks in the glove decently well. Although, you may need to repeat the treatment 2-3 times and play catch with it afterward. It also darkens the leather by about two shades. Overall, this product defiantly speeds up the process of breaking in a new glove. Does its job and would buy this product for a third time if needed.
August 21, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by preacher great kit
Everything you need to break in your new glove or reform an old glove.
July 9, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Matt Excellent for conditioning!
This product works great! It darkened the leather a little but overall broke in the glove great.
June 11, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Toja Better Than Expected
This kit did a great job getting my son's glove in shape for baseball.
May 14, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Brian66 Rawlings Glove Break-In Kit
This seems a lot easier than the old way of using some sort of petroleum jelly product and rolling it up in a towel and shoving it in between your mattress over night.
April 25, 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by Katie332 gloves break-in
Bought for my boys
"Sort of" worked
good enough product for price
April 18, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Alicia Mit
My boyfriend purchased this mit for his softball league. He got it steamed right in the store- awesome option made available- he actually had the guy do it teo extra times just to make it just the way my boyfriend liked it.
April 16, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by BTREB Great Value
Very fair price and great product. The service was great and I loved the selections.
April 16, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Armando Very Useful.
Very useful. Broke my glove in less than a week. If you need any tips just oil it once a month but a very small amount. Very cheap and easy to use.
March 31, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Coach Vic Better than back in the day...
Back in the day, we used to break in baseball mitts by sticking a shot-put in the pocket, wrapping it tight, and submerging it in water overnight. After letting it dry out, we'd untie it and oil it with shaving cream. Toss a baseball into the newly formed pocket a few hundred times and, presto, you had a new mitt with a great pocket.
Modern times call for better methods. Rawlings has a kit that forgoes the water (bad for the leather anyway) and gives you all the tools to create that great pocket. The kit is worth it for the band that goes around the glove all by itself. Add in the right-sized (plastic) ball and "break-in" oil and you have the modern day version of the old school method.
We just used this on my son's Wilson (sorry Rawlings) mitt and it worked great. He will continue to put the ball in the pocket and the band on the glove whenever he packs it so it stays perfectly formed.
Well worth the money. Highly recommend it....
March 26, 2013