EQUIPMENT/BEGINNERS - Buyer's Guide and Advice
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12-09-2011, 12:37 PM
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Join Date: Dec 2009
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1. Never tried mesh socks but I bought and returned Edge socks. They were just too long for my short legs. I don't care about the weight but I still need to find socks that don't rip as easily. I hear good things about Pear Sox but I haven't ordered any yet. Whatever I have rips when you look at it but CCM is way too tight a weave and you can't stretch them over shin pads.
The reeboks now come in 3 sizes (junior, intermediate and adult):
2. I have used the nylon bands and they work great! But mine snapped at the clip and I haven't replaced them.
These are velcro:
6. I've been using Champion super think low cut socks lately. They are the thinnest and tightest socks I can find for cheap. More durable than dress socks and don't look as weird. I did get some calluses on my ankles but no big deal. I loved my Easton skate socks but I lost one and don't want to spend $20 on another pair.
These are my $5 wigwams:
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