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10-01-2010, 02:02 AM
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I'm sure those skill pads from HockeyShot are very nice, but a cheaper alternative would be 'Thrifty White Board' from Lowe's or Home Depot. $12 for a 4' x 8' board, and you can have it cut to smaller sizes if need be. It's pretty slick as-is and the regular 6oz pucks slide fine, but spray some silicone lube on it and it's slick as ice, though that may not be the best idea to get the spray all over your living room floor. Would certainly work if you had a yard or driveway to lay it down on.

$12 Board:
$3 Spray:
You can find both at either Lowe's or Home Depot, and probably any other large hardware store.

You can see my setup here:

You could always take a puck to the hardware store and see if it's slick enough for your liking.

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