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08-06-2012, 08:20 AM
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Originally Posted by Fanned On It View Post
How does he get any flex in his stick during wrist/snap shots? I mean, guys like Ovi and Kessel use 75 flex sticks because they know the whippiness will add power to their shots... and they're heavier and stronger than me and your friend lol. Maybe your friend just likes having a stick that is real stiff?
He gets the "recommended" 1-2 inches of loading because he's tall enough to use the stick just barely cut down. He's a center and takes draws and is more of a playmaker so he likes a little stiffer stick, but honestly when I flex his stick it feels comfortable because it's 4-5" taller than mine.

Now what's crazy is a buddy who's 5'6 and uses 100 flex chopped down, Marty St Louis style. That stick doesn't flex or bend at all. He's a complete drive to the net and deke guy but still has a bomb of a slapper.

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