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03-01-2012, 10:20 AM
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Originally Posted by hockeymass View Post
Which is what most people in this thread are saying.

If your boots feel worse than rental boots, yeah, it's past time to get new skates. Go to a reputable shop and get someone with experience to recommend a solid pair that fits you right.

I recently bought new skates because my old pair was hurting my instep. The guy at the store could have suggested $600 X7.0s or One100s or U+CLs, but he set me up with a pair of U+06s for $200 bucks that are the most comfortable skates I've ever worn.
Damn. I guess I've been using bad/poor fitting skates for a while now. My instep always had some discomfort--just figured that was something that all skates had.

Guess it's time to try a new pair of skates.

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