Your glove preference

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MelloYelloMelloYello Upstate, SC 3732WRX Points: 962Handicap: 8Members Posts: 3,732 Titanium Tees
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I typically prefer a soft leather glove like a Footjoy StaSof or a Titleist PermaSoft. I try to save where I can but they're not cheap considering how quickly they wear out.



There are some situations (i.e. shoes) wherein paying double for a "higher grade" means that in the long run you'll save money by replacing the product less often. But gloves don't seem to be like that. The more durable gloves are the cheap varieties like the Footjoy WeatherSof. What you seem to pay for in the higher end stuff is the soft, cabretta leather.



My gloves seem to always wear out in the thumb pad area, particularly where my thumb joint is. If I use worn out gloves I will wear out the skin in just thumb joint and TBH, it's kind of a pain in the butt because it hurts and never heals. I've been wearing band-aids around my thumb for the last month it seems in hopes the area will heal.



Is this part of a bad grip, you think? Or do any of you have advice on which gloves might be more durable?
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Driver: M3 w. Tensei CK Pro Org.
Fairway: M6 3w
Hybrid: Tour Edge E8 (19, 22)
Irons: 716 CB (5-Pw)
Wedges: SM6 52-F / 56-F / 60-S
Putter: Newport 2 Select
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  • jholzjholz  1696WRX Points: 500Handicap: 7.4Members Posts: 1,696 Platinum Tees
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    I gave up on the "more durable" solution and just scouted cheap cabretta leather options. My preference is the MG Elite, currently $6.99 a piece. They used to do 2 for 1, but apparently no more.



    In any event, they are cheap, good quality, mail-order convenient, and ordering three or four at a time keeps me set for many, many months.
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    Cleveland Launcher HB 10.5* - Stock Miyazaki C. Kua 50 Stiff
    Callaway Diablo Octane Tour 13* - Aldila NV 75 Stiff
    or
    Callaway Diablo Edge Tour 15* - Accra Dymatch M5 75
    Mizuno F-50 18* - Stock Stiff
    or
    Callaway Diablo Edge Tour Hybrid 21* - Aldila NV 85 Stiff
    Callaway RAZR Tour Hybrid 24* - Stock XStiff
    5 - PW Cleveland CG7 Tour Black Pearl - DGSL S300
    Cleveland 588 RTX Rotex 2.0 50* DG Wedge
    Cleveland 588 RTX Rotex 2.0 54* DG Wedge
    Callaway X-Series JAWS Slate CC 58* Stock Wedge
    Odyssey White Ice #7 - Golf Pride Oversize
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  • mizunoMX25mizunoMX25  286WRX Points: 97Members Posts: 286 Greens
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    Titleist Players Glove is my favorite. Comparable Footjoy 2nd. I also like Srixon's gloves OK for the price.
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    Titleist TS3 10.5 GD AD IZ 6S
    Titleist TS2 15* GD AD DJ 7S
    Callaway OptiForce 5W
    818H1 4H 23* 
    Srixon Z785 5-PW Aerotech i110 S
    Calloway MD Forged 50
    Callaway 54/58 PM Grind 2019
    Scotty Cameron Newport / Machine M2A
  • bsirotabsirota  11WRX Points: 8Handicap: 6Members Posts: 11 Bunkers
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    MG all the way...I order a dozen at a time. Maybe not quite the quality of a $20+ cabretta glove, but waaaay better than any synthetic or cheaper leather glove you'll find on the shelves.
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  • ChadwickogChadwickog  370WRX Points: 96Members Posts: 370 Greens
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    Another vote for the MG gloves.. Once they break in they are very comfortable and seem to actually have better durability than other gloves I have used. And of course, can't beat the price.
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  • lefty1978lefty1978 Charlotte, NC 578WRX Points: 332Handicap: 8.7Members Posts: 578 Golden Tee
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    Titleist players, I will never play another glove.
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    Mizuno ST190 9.5° w/ Fujikura Speeder Evolution IV 661
    Callaway GBB Epic sz 15° w/ Aldila Rogue Max 75g
    Mizuno MP-20 SEL HMB 3-4 iron w/ DG 120 S300
    Mizuno MP-20 SEL 5-PW w/ DG 120 S300
    Mizuno S18 52°/9°
    Mizuno S18 57°/11°
    Titleist Vokey SM5 62°/8° T Grind
    Scotty Cameron California Del Mar Putter
    Titleist Pro V1 golf balls
  • buckrogers71buckrogers71  389WRX Points: 125Members Posts: 389 Greens
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    MG gloves are my go to. Pretty durable too.



    I use the dyna grip elite ($6.99 each) for on course and the dyna grip ($5.99) for practice sessions. The normal dyna grips seem to be more durable for practice
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  • jmkenn0jmkenn0  764WRX Points: 139Members Posts: 764 Golden Tee
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    Callaway opticolor - they get crusty and funky before they wear out for me.
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  • smeal818smeal818  171WRX Points: 39Members Posts: 171 Fairways
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    MG all the way
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  • jbole267jbole267 Calgary 385WRX Points: 99Handicap: 1Members Posts: 385 Greens
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    UA Spieth Tour. Durability isn't great, but fit and feel is awesome.
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    Ping G410 - Ventus Black 7X
    Srixon Z785 KBS 130X
    Titleist Vokey Sm7 50-54-58
    Taylormade Hi-Toe 64
    Scotty Cameron Mil Spec
    Taylormade TP5X
  • MelloYelloMelloYello Upstate, SC 3732WRX Points: 962Handicap: 8Members Posts: 3,732 Titanium Tees
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    Awesome, thanks for the tip on the MG gloves!



    I just ordered a couple in different sizes to demo.
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    Driver: M3 w. Tensei CK Pro Org.
    Fairway: M6 3w
    Hybrid: Tour Edge E8 (19, 22)
    Irons: 716 CB (5-Pw)
    Wedges: SM6 52-F / 56-F / 60-S
    Putter: Newport 2 Select
  • greenj20greenj20 Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 80WRX Points: 18Handicap: 23.6Members Posts: 80 Fairways
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    Vice Duro for practice as it is slightly more reinforced. I find it to be more durable for thumping balls. Vice Pure for my gamer.
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    Driver: Cobra King F7
    3Wood: Taylormade M2 (2017) HL
    Hybrids: F8 One Length 5H, Ping G25 23*, 20*
    Irons: FMAX One Length PW-6
    Wedges: FMAX One Length GW, SW
    Putter: SC Newport 2 Custom
    Bag: Sun Mountain Phantom Cart
    Ball: Pro V1 Yellow

    Wish List: - Epic Flash 9* R-Flex, PXG 0811XF Gen2 9*, Cobra Forged Tec One Length Irons
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  • jholzjholz  1696WRX Points: 500Handicap: 7.4Members Posts: 1,696 Platinum Tees
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    MelloYello wrote:


    Awesome, thanks for the tip on the MG gloves!



    I just ordered a couple in different sizes to demo.




    Nice. MG is one of the best kept secrets in golf.
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    Cleveland Launcher HB 10.5* - Stock Miyazaki C. Kua 50 Stiff
    Callaway Diablo Octane Tour 13* - Aldila NV 75 Stiff
    or
    Callaway Diablo Edge Tour 15* - Accra Dymatch M5 75
    Mizuno F-50 18* - Stock Stiff
    or
    Callaway Diablo Edge Tour Hybrid 21* - Aldila NV 85 Stiff
    Callaway RAZR Tour Hybrid 24* - Stock XStiff
    5 - PW Cleveland CG7 Tour Black Pearl - DGSL S300
    Cleveland 588 RTX Rotex 2.0 50* DG Wedge
    Cleveland 588 RTX Rotex 2.0 54* DG Wedge
    Callaway X-Series JAWS Slate CC 58* Stock Wedge
    Odyssey White Ice #7 - Golf Pride Oversize
  • Z1ggy16Z1ggy16  8925WRX Points: 1,208Members Posts: 8,925 Titanium Tees
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    Taylormade TP is the best I've used so far. Intersted in MG though as I go through about 1 glove per month. $25 a pop is pretty pricey.
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    D - Epic SZ | Tour Z Xtreme 465
    3w - '16 Tour Issue M1 (16.5*) | Diamana B 70
    5w - '17 M1 | Tensei Pro Blue 70
    4h - 818H1 | Tensei Pro White 90
    Irons - P760 5-PW | Modus 120
    GW - Glide 3.0 50/12 | S400 Tour Issue
    SW - Glide 3.0 54/12| S400 Tour Issue
    LW - Glide 3.0 58/10 | S400 Tour Issue
    P - Custom EVNROLL ER5
    Ball - Bridgestone BXS



  • GolfinPastorGolfinPastor  161WRX Points: 43Handicap: 5.2Members Posts: 161 Fairways
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    Srixon Premium
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  • hobbes928hobbes928  88WRX Points: 41Members Posts: 88 Fairways
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    Chadwickog wrote:


    Another vote for the MG gloves.. Once they break in they are very comfortable and seem to actually have better durability than other gloves I have used. And of course, can't beat the price.




    agree with everything except durability. I've had a few rip closer to the palm after using less than a week.
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  • Maverick17Maverick17  51WRX Points: 25Handicap: 10Members Posts: 51 Bunkers
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    Titleist Players or Taylormade TP
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    Taylormade SLDR 460 Tour Issue 9.5* w/Speeder 661 S
    Taylormade Rescue 11' TP 18* w/Aldila RIP 85 S
    Taylormade Rescue 11' TP 21* w/Aldila RIP 85 S
    Mizuno MP 57 3-pw w/ s300
    Cleveland Tour Action 588 TS 54* w/s300
    Cleveland Tour Action 588 TS 58* w/s300
    Taylormade Rossa Daytona Sport 1 35"
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  • jholzjholz  1696WRX Points: 500Handicap: 7.4Members Posts: 1,696 Platinum Tees
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    hobbes928 wrote:

    Chadwickog wrote:


    Another vote for the MG gloves.. Once they break in they are very comfortable and seem to actually have better durability than other gloves I have used. And of course, can't beat the price.




    agree with everything except durability. I've had a few rip closer to the palm after using less than a week.




    There have been an issue or two with MG gloves over the years, it cannot be denied. I assume that they are sourcing from various producers, or something, and there can be some differences in the products from time to time.



    Ordering MG gloves regularly for over five years, I've had one batch (two gloves) with pretty deffective velcro. I've heard a couple of stories concerning durability similar to the above.



    That being said, I've noticed similar inconsistencies with some of the higher priced gloves. Given the price, and the fact that I've been happy 99% of the time with my purchases, I'm willing to cut MG a little slack.



    We do it with TM when their drivers crack, or Ping when the plating starts peeling off their irons. Getting this stuff to market is a lot harder than it looks.
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    Cleveland Launcher HB 10.5* - Stock Miyazaki C. Kua 50 Stiff
    Callaway Diablo Octane Tour 13* - Aldila NV 75 Stiff
    or
    Callaway Diablo Edge Tour 15* - Accra Dymatch M5 75
    Mizuno F-50 18* - Stock Stiff
    or
    Callaway Diablo Edge Tour Hybrid 21* - Aldila NV 85 Stiff
    Callaway RAZR Tour Hybrid 24* - Stock XStiff
    5 - PW Cleveland CG7 Tour Black Pearl - DGSL S300
    Cleveland 588 RTX Rotex 2.0 50* DG Wedge
    Cleveland 588 RTX Rotex 2.0 54* DG Wedge
    Callaway X-Series JAWS Slate CC 58* Stock Wedge
    Odyssey White Ice #7 - Golf Pride Oversize
  • bluedotbluedot  3672WRX Points: 376Handicap: 7.5Members Posts: 3,672 Titanium Tees
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    Do yourself a favor, and don't EVER try a Bionic, even for just one round. If you do, you'll never want to wear anything else. They're more expensive, but last three times as long as anything else on the market, and the comfort level is just ridiculous.



    At the other end of the spectrum, I used MG for years, but got sick of having one out of every five or so gloves come with a thumb seam that ran down the middle of the finger instead of the side or something like that. Then used Costco three packs (usually Callaway) for quite awhile, but the fit on those was somewhat inconsistent; I always suspected factory seconds. By FAR the best before I tried Bionic were the Kirkland gloves at Costco, but they only sold those for a year or two before they disappeared.
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  • WdwfreakWdwfreak Wisconsin Proud  1127WRX Points: 165Members Posts: 1,127 Platinum Tees
    Joined:  edited Mar 6, 2019 #20
    I despise gloves, they all fit differently, no matter the price, one will have fat fingers the next I can't get my index finger in.



    I feel I've spent way too much money on gloves and testing, may be going sans-glove and see what happens. Just switched to z-cords which seem prime to skip the glove, maybe it'll be awful we'll see.



    As for now despite some changes in fit, I've found my best combo of durability and feel and hot weather performance has been the under armour coolswitch
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    Callaway Mavrik Standard Tensei Pro White 70TX 44.5"
    Titleist 16.5* TS3 Diamana White 80TX
    Titleist 19.5* TS2 Ventus Blue 8X
    Titleist 24.5* TS3 Hybrid 38.25" Project X LZ 6.5 125g
    Cobra King Forged CB 5-PW Project X LZ 6.5 125g
    Ping Glide 3.0 51-55-60 Project X LZ 6.5 125g
    Ping Sigma 2 Wolverine H 34.5"
  • jimb6golfjimb6golf  1697WRX Points: 179Members Posts: 1,697 Platinum Tees
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    Really like the fit and feel of the Ping gloves but the durability isn't the greatest. I've also had good luck with the Mizuno gloves as well.
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  • golfgirlrobingolfgirlrobin Northern California 2382WRX Points: 412Handicap: 2.0Members Posts: 2,382 Platinum Tees
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    I’m the oddball who hates the super soft high quality gloves. Even if they were free, I’d take the rougher feel of the WeatherSof over the StaySof. The increased durability during hot summers is an added bonus.



    With a pro shop discount, they’re about $8 a piece and I don’t have to buy something over the Internet that I don’t get to try on first.
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    Driver: Ping G400 Max 10.5*
    Fairway: Epic Flash 14* & 20*
    Hybrid: Ping G410 22*
    Irons: TaylorMade M CGB 6-SW
    Wedges: Callaway PM Grind 59* and 64*
    Putter: Ping Vault 2.0 Ketsch
    Ball:  Titleist Pro V1 
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  • MaximilianMaximilian  1487WRX Points: 278Members Posts: 1,487 Platinum Tees
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    Wdwfreak wrote:


    I despise gloves, they all fit differently, no matter the price, one will have fat fingers the next I can't get my index finger in.



    I feel I've spent way too much money on gloves and testing, may be going sans-glove and see what happens. Just switched to z-cords which seem prime to skip the glove, maybe it'll be awful we'll see.


    In case you are serious about going glove-free and don’t mind spending some money on it, I believe there is no better option then getting the BestGrips Microperf leather grips. They last forever, have good traction and won’t hurt your hands as much as other grips. Good in the rain too.



    I tried really hard to go glove-free and these grips were by far the best option for me. In the end I just feel more comfortable wearing a glove anyways and am back to using Crossline grips on my new clubs. But if I was trying to go glove-free again I’d definitely pony up and get the BestGrips again.



    As for gloves, I’ve somewhat given up the search and just use the Players glove now, but would be very happy to find an equally comfortable glove that lasted longer.
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  • HappyGilmore22HappyGilmore22  570WRX Points: 180Handicap: 2Members Posts: 570 Golden Tee
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    Footjoy Pure Touch limited. Best feeling and fit glove for me after switching from Titleist players. No issues with durability since I always put it back in the sleeve after using it so it stays so soft and lasts until it rips.
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    TaylorMade M5 9 deg - Fujikura Speeder Evolution I 757 TX
    Titleist TS3 15 deg - Project X Even Flow T1100 White 85 6.5
    Titleist 816 H2 19 deg - Mitsubishi Diamana D+ 90X
    Titleist T200 4-5, T100 6-PW - Project X 6.5
    Titleist Vokey SM7 Jet Black - 50.12 F, 54.10 S, 58.12 D - TT DG S400
    Scotty Cameron Select Squareback 1.5
  • golfjamgolfjam  587WRX Points: 96Handicap: 2.8Members Posts: 587 Golden Tee
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    Titleist players or Stasoft. Definitely no synthetic, they might be cheaper but they don't last.
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    Titleist TS2 8.5 Fuji Evo II 661X

    Callaway XR16 15 Fuji TS 7.2S

    Taylormade P790 UDI Fuji Pro 83x

    Mizuno MP-5 4-PW C Taper Lite X

    TM MG2 50/54/60 TI S400

    EVNROLL ER2

  • EBE-GOLFINEBE-GOLFIN  112WRX Points: 66Handicap: 9Members Posts: 112 Fairways
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    Probably a dumb Q.. But what is MG??? couldn't find on TGW.
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  • propmanpropman  1816WRX Points: 134Handicap: 15Members Posts: 1,816 Platinum Tees
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    EBE-GOLFIN wrote:


    Probably a dumb Q.. But what is MG??? couldn't find on TGW.




    mggolf.com



    Just got 2 pair of elites. Great bang for the buck.
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    Adhesive tape on right index finger
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  • BiggErnBiggErn  2728WRX Points: 614Members Posts: 2,728 Titanium Tees
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    I like the bionic performance gloves. They last much longer than every other leather glove. In the summer I find myself using rain gloves a lot due to sweat. I use to just rotate about 4 gloves during a round but sweat still takes a toll on leather gloves.
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  • MelloYelloMelloYello Upstate, SC 3732WRX Points: 962Handicap: 8Members Posts: 3,732 Titanium Tees
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    My Golf...just google it.
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    Driver: M3 w. Tensei CK Pro Org.
    Fairway: M6 3w
    Hybrid: Tour Edge E8 (19, 22)
    Irons: 716 CB (5-Pw)
    Wedges: SM6 52-F / 56-F / 60-S
    Putter: Newport 2 Select
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  • ByeBye England 1362WRX Points: 124Handicap: 0.9Members Posts: 1,362 Platinum Tees
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    RIP the Sciflex, the best glove ever, I have 1 left. I don’t like the new one so I’ve switched to the Titleist Perma soft for now as I got a decent deal on them.
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    Taylormade M3 9.5 - Aldila Rogue Silver 60X
    Callaway Rogue 3 Wood - Aldila Rogue Silver 70X
    Titleist 816 H2 20 degrees - Aldila Rogue Black 85X
    Titleist 716CB 4-9 - X100
    Vokey SM7 46.10, 50.08, 54M, 59M - S400
    Scotty Cameron Studio Stainless Newport 2.5
    Titleist Pro V1
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