Stick Flex Questions
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11-04-2008, 08:35 AM
Join Date: Nov 2007
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i hate to tell ya but 520g is heavy for a one-piece composite stick. that's only a few grams off of the weight of a wood stick. most of the higher-top end sticks are no heavier than 450g... not much of a difference in the grand scheme of things but when you play with a stick that's 100g less than the one you have, it's a big and noticeable difference.
Perhaps, but it was farrrr lighter than any stick I've ever used
I got a chance to try it out last night, and it was amazing. I was doing one-handed dekes all over the place with relative ease, and stickhandling better than ever. I didn't get an opportunity for a slapshot, but my wrist shots, passes, and even my backhands were quick and crisp. I didn't really notice a "lack of feel" for the puck... but maybe it's because I used a thinner layer of stick tape.
Long story short... I was never really convinced that composites were better, but after using even a low-end one I'm sold. Also, 100 flex isn't nearly as stiff as I would have guessed.
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