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Catcher's Thumb Guard
I have wanted to make a how to video on the catchers thumb for a long time now but the materials were just too expensive and hard to get a hold of. That is until I found THEE Catcher's Thumb. I'm not going to talk a lot about the catchers thumb because you can see more in the video but I do want to leave instructions on how to mold the catcher's thumb yourself. These instructions vary just a little bit from those of the Catchers Thumb and offer a few more tips.
1) Cut out a sheet of paper to fit your thumb just how you would like your catcher's thumb to fit.
2) With that paper stencil, draw a line on your Catchers Thumb cast material around the paper stencil. Use a marker.
3) Drop the Catcher's Thumb casting material into hot water (not boiling, I had my stove on just above medium).
4) Leave in the water for about 30 - 45 seconds or until material is flimsy.
5) Let it cool off until you can handle it (about 45 secs - 1 min).
6) Cut where you drew your line with the stencil.
7) Mold the Catchers Thumb around your thumb how you like it.
8) Make sure when you touch the two pieces together you have made it tight enough because once you touch those pieces together they are hard to get apart.
9) Put your formed Catcher's Thumb back in the hot water for 25 - 35 secs and cut off any access that you don't want.
10) Make sure the Catchers Thumb is formed how you want it and then run it under cold water to promote faster forming time. Leave under the water for about 1.5 mins.
11) Wear your Catcher's Thumb to your next practice to try it out!
Watch the video on how easy it is to form your own Catcher's Thumb and contact me directly for more information at email@example.com