STICKS - Buying Guide and Advice
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12-27-2012, 11:33 AM
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: St Paul, MN
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Laptop broke so that's why i've been hesitant on buying new gear. Not sure what the price is just yet so not sure when i'm going to be getting these.
Would you guys recommend a Reebok 16k or a Warrior shaft? These are the two shafts i'm looking at right now. I've heard Warrior are super durable.
Also, out of curiosity, has anyone liked Combat sticks? I know Jagr uses them and i'm just wondering. They look snazzy.
I've used Reebok and Warrior shafts. The Warriors had better kick for me. Reeboks have always felt stiff.
I would go tapered though, blades are much lighter and it's better balanced. I had a Warrior AK27 (standard shaft) that felt like someone taped a 5 pound weight on the end of it.
I've never used Combat as they never go on sale. I'm not paying $200 for a stick I'm not comfortable has been "proven" like a name brand. A lot of people like them though.
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