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07-09-2012, 06:01 PM
Join Date: Jun 2009
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Anyone have any recomendations for shoulder pads? I know the main difference between the high to low end gear, but can anyone explain the main differences between brands. Is there even a difference?
I've liked how the CCM ufit 09's, warrior projekt And warrior hustler have felt, but I'm having a hard time making a decision on which way to go (some are on clearance at my LHS)
Gearheads might have a different answer, but I've always felt that comparable pricepoints/lines tend to have similar protection. A good mid-range set of shoulder pads are going to offer similar protection whether they are from Bauer, CCM, Easton etc.
I recently made the switch to a mid-level Bauer pair because a) I liked the fit the best and b) they offered a bit more protection down the front, so there was no gaps in coverage on my stomach.
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