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06-08-2011, 10:13 PM
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Originally Posted by MAXXXIMUM TALBOT View Post
I use the Rink Rat Hornet wheels. They're the top-end Rink Rat wheel. I've used the lower end wheels, and it's no comparison at all. You will be faster, they are more durable, and the stopping is almost the same as stopping on ice skates. I play in the AIHL, and it's an extremely competitive league. If you use low end wheels, you are missing out on a lot of speed, accelleration, and grip. Try some high end wheels out. You won't believe you're the same player out there.
+1...when I got my Mission Lieutenants they came with Hornets...I used to use cheap Mission wheels ($3 per, I believe) and I'd rotate them every 5 games or so and they'd wear out after around 20-25 games. I rotated my Hornets for the first time and it's been 20 games or so, and they were barely showing any wear.

I feel faster and more confident with my hard turns and stops, though the new skates may have factored into that as well...

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