SKATES - Buying Guide and Advice
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04-16-2012, 05:49 PM
Join Date: Jun 2009
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I've been wearing wide Easton skates for the past 3 seasons with narrow feet and cos I was too dumb to notice how big a difference there is when you have the proper fit and I'm looking to buy Vapors. Pro hockey life has the vapor x 5.0's for $399 but the vapor x:50's are on sale for $369.99 from $499. Are these basically the same skate?
Also, does anyone know if Sport Chek/Hockey Experts will be holding a skate sale soon?
This is the time of year where older models (X:60 line, 11K line, TotalOne/One100 line) are already on clearance pricing to accommodate the newer models. 'Sales' typically start around August. As for the X:50s, good luck finding sizes because they are already pretty thin this time of year.
HX has the X:40 for $230, EQ5 and U+Pro for $250 or less. HX will also price match.
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