What do you think about the Diamond Diesel Series: 1B275 First Base Mitt?
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How long will this glove last in good care?
It is tough to say how long any glove, including the Diamond Diesel Series (1B275) would last. It will mostly depend on how often the glove is used and if proper glove care technique is follow. Also, price correlates to leather durability. The more expensive the glove, the more durable the leather is going to be. With proper glove care, this model could last a couple seasons, if not longer.
Is this a good quality 1st base mitt for the price?
The Diamond Diesel Series: 1B275 First Base Mitt will be good quality for the price. However, price correlates to leather durability. The more expensive the glove, the more durable the leather is going to be.
Diamond Sports is known for producing the highest quality baseballs and softballs on the field. Recently, Diamond has made a name for themselves with their Diesel Series fielders gloves as well. Made from full grain American steerhide leather, these gloves feature quality craftsmanship and excellent durability. For added comfort, the Diesel Series uses extra padding in the palm to help eliminate the sting of hard hit or thrown balls. These gloves also have a reinforced contoured finger pad for even more protection. These gloves feature a conventional open back with adjustable styling so that the player gets the feeling of a superior fit. This 12.75 Inch first base mitt features a single post web which is designed with a rounded back cap to form a deeper and wider pocket than any other first base mitt. Be the first player on your team to own one of these NEW Diamond first base mitts! Experience the Diamond Difference! Free Shipping!
Kyle at Customer Service took my order over the phone because I had concerns about receiving a glove that may have had lumps in the pocket area. Kyle made a special note for the warehouse crew to inspect the glove for a nicely formed pocket. He was very courteous and responsive. Kyle is the man to make things happen at CS. Please give that gentleman a bonus or a salary incease. You have to reward your best employees so they stay around to keep your business strong and properous. Please forward my survey to Kyle. Thanks, Dennis , Quality Assurance Engineer (retired). PS: I received an excellent Bison-hide glove and I am delighted with the looks and feel of it. Triple-A rating from me to your company and employees.
Glove Care Kit
The Glove Care Kit is designed to help you break-in your new glove the correct way and help maintain your glove from season to season. This unique package that cannot be found anywhere else provides everything you will need to get the glove game ready in the shortest amount of time. The Glove Care Kit includes:
- "The Perfect Glove" Brochure
- Free Shipping
- Oversized Shaping Ball
- Two Applicator Sponges
- Two Oversized Shaping Bands
- Wooden Break-In Mallet