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03-21-2011, 12:01 AM
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Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Bay Ridge
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Be aware that BASE sticks are geared more for high performance and lightness than for durability. While the shafts have a kevlar outer wrap to improve toughness, they are not tanks like the Easton ST. But I read on their facebook page that they're coming out with a "toughboy" model that would be 40grams heavier. I don't know if that applies to the just the senior model or the inter also.
I read that as well. I wouldnt say I'm hard on sticks in general, but for example, my X-lite(x-light?) stick, I broke the blade in no time, and in multiple places. Pretty much another broken stick for my "make into furniture" pile.
Harrow might be an option. A while back they had a 50% off thing, have they done that since?
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