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05-12-2010, 07:23 PM
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Originally Posted by donGjohnson View Post
I have to disagree with the ever popular buy skates that are too small idea. High end composite skates won't stretch much length or width wise except in the ankle area. Punching skates out is not a guarantee of a great fit either. It's ok to buy a skate that's slightly long or wide in one area, if it's perfect everywhere else.
I don't think that buying skates too small is a good idea at all. A snug fit all around is the best. I was just pointing out that a skate that is too big is worse.

You can't really do too much with a skate that is too big and it will only get worse once it's broken in.

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