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09-14-2006, 02:22 PM
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Originally Posted by Melanson View Post
So you're saying at that point I'm really just sort of molding them to my foot....right?

And ideas to loosen up new skates faster or do I just have to suffer until they naturally break in from playing?
The whole point of baking your skates is to mold them to your feet. But, it's not just heating them up. You have to put them on while they are still warm so the boot molds to your foot.

If you're sitting down watching TV, throw your skates on. If you do put them in the dryer, put them on as soon as they come out and leave them on laced up snug for about 20-30 minutes. Don't walk around in them during that time. You can damage the boot if you stress it while it's hot.

Just be careful. I'd hate to see you wreck your skates.

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