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07-08-2010, 08:25 AM
Join Date: Jul 2008
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i see, well it doesn't hurt going with the higher end skate none the less. for smaller guys you can get away with skate such as the mission soldier black, which is on sale for about $100. it comes with good wheels and has similar chassis (vanguards are great) just lower grade aluminum. the boot is comfortable, but it will go soft faster than the higher end boot. if you want to go with bauer, rx25 is at your price range, but if you can find mission commander black in your size, it's a better buy.
The skates I have are actually Mission Soldier Black's (which are white ironically), and they're great but they're starting to break down after a year of hard skating. I'm just wondering if straying away from Mission is a good idea, considering I've always liked their brand. Bauer's look pretty light, is this true?
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