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02-26-2010, 07:51 AM
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Merida, Mexico
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I had some 5k pumps. After a year and a half, one pump started leaking. The skate would be totally deflated after 15 minutes. No more heel lock. Never again will I risk buying a pump skate.
If you need the pump to lock in your heel, you risk ending up with a useless skate after the very short warranty expires. If the skate fits well without inflating the pump, then you have the unnecessary extra weight of the unused pump/bladder system in your skate.
I switched to Bauer Flexlites and have never been happier. Just my 2 cents.
Odd, I've had mine for...4 years and never had a problem and I play 5+ times a week. Though mine are 9ks.
"I channeled my inner Morneau, took the stick and hit the mother****** to the moooon!"
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