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03-29-2006, 01:22 PM
Mr Jiggyfly
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Originally Posted by Phoenix
Hey all, just started playing hockey and wanted some advice on skates. Hockey's not big where I live but have been reading and asking the skate shop people, and am eyeing Bauers, CCMs or Grafs. Wasn't too keen on Eastons as much.

I'm 23, and only ever did a bit of very basic figure skating previously. I'm after some skates that will last - not your pro-skates, but don't want a pair that will need to be replaced in the short-term.

I had my eyes on the Bauer 2090, then was also recently shown a pair of Grafs that I quite liked. Thoughts?
My g/f got me a pair of Easton Synergy 1300c's this past Christmas.

I am in love with these skates. They have ZERO break in time, and they are so light that I don't feel like I have anything on my feet.

I used to hate all of the new skates. I loved my old Megas and Dauost..and these where the first pair of new skates I have gotten in the last 10 years I loved.

They where $500 in December and I heard they dropped to $250 or so recently (New models coming out).

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