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09-24-2011, 08:47 AM
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Originally Posted by Stickmata View Post
You made the right choice. If the laces were 3-4 inches apart, those pants were too tight for you. Hockey pants should not fit you like a pair of tight jeans. They should fit close enough so that the padding stays in the right place and that's all. And I think you're gonna find that the +2's feel more comfortable than the regular length pants once you play in them.
I agree. Downside to the pant being too short is worse than it being too long.

I measured my waist in 3 places last night and I was actually a 33"-33 1/4" so makes even more sense for me to be in a 50.

You have to watch with pants in a +2 or Tall. If they are only extending the legs then they still have hip, tailbone, and thigh pads of a pant that was designed for someone ~5'7"-5'11" most likely. That can be an issue for 6' plus guys if you're talking Small, 46, or 48.

50's were the right choice for me. Thanks for all the help.

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