SKATES - Buying Guide and Advice
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05-02-2013, 11:05 PM
Join Date: May 2013
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You would best be served by taking a day trip to your nearest large store for a thorough skate fitting. You need to try on as many different pairs as possible, in different fits and widths. It will always be better to get it done right as opposed to guessing and having to deal with the hassle of returns and further guessing. Not to mention the necessary bake and sharpen procedure.
Oh, I agree completely. The issue is that I got my current skates by doing that and they still didn't come out right. I guess I was looking to see maybe what lines or models might be best so I don't waste everyone's time. We don't really have any great shops so the more I know before I go in the better off I'll be.
Edit: Also, are new series of skates coming out that I should wait for before getting something new?
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