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07-22-2008, 09:04 PM
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Originally Posted by Headcoach View Post
I agree! If you have a 1/4 hollow on a blade and you get the skate and the customer asks for a 1/2 or 3/4 hollow, once you place the stone on the skates, you will see the high end of the outer edges get nicked off on both edges of the blade.

This is an indicator that the skate has a deeper hollow then the one that I am about to put on.

At that time, it's allows important to ask the buyer if he or she wants it changed.

At our rink, we place a 1/4 to 3/8 hollow on all skates. The odds are really good, is that you had a 1/4 hollow on the pro skate, before you got it changed

Head coach
Maybe for goalie skates? Why would the pros need so much edge when they're such great skaters? Messier used a full 1" hollow himself.

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