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01-15-2010, 03:16 PM
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Join Date: Sep 2008
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Too bad you couldn't find some old Tacklas at the PIAS...I see them all the time.
Anything that fits you around the waist would be a good temporary set of pants, but look for something that covers your kneecap when standing. Padding in the butt is nice too for when you fall.
I'd also look at some shin pads, even cheap ones would be better than knee pads. A puck in the shin hurts.
You could get away with some cheap elbow pads until you get your set of real gear.
Tacklas at a PIAS? If you see a 5000 in a 46 or a 48 for $30 or so, let me know.
To the OP: you'll want to get something decent. Low end pants fit badly and aren't very protective. Get better stuff on closeout. the protex pants on hockeyworld (I think they're still there) are an amazing deal. If not, there's plenty of others.
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