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03-31-2009, 11:42 AM
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Originally Posted by stick9 View Post
Tip to the OP. There are several threads about skates and skate help. You should look through those threads, it may help answer some of your questions.

Missions are probably your best bet for under 200 bucks...and they fit. You're getting a higher level skate for less money because Mission is no more (bought by Bauer).
Heres the thing with looking at other peoples posts, skates, unlike more generalized equipment are more personal. Yeah I can get a rough Idea through someone elses build, but with the information I gave (height,weight,how I skate- and 4 potential skates) I can get a better idea of which will suit me better.

About Mission,
Ive never really had a problem with Mission, Ive always like their product and while the break in period sucks, the afterproduct usually lasts pretty long and is durable. However these opinions are from my experience with roller hockey gear, and not ice, so I dont know how they stack up against say Bauer or RBK, both mainly ice hockey manufacturers.

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