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08-08-2008, 08:33 PM
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What Are The Best Skates?

Nike Bauer Vapor XXXX

Nike Bauer one95

Easton S15

RBK 9K

CCM U+

Other (Please Specify)

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Nike Bauer Vapor XXXX

Nike Bauer one90

Easton S15

RBK 9K

CCM U+

Other (Please Specify)

Fixed I liked them much better than the 95s

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Apples, oranges, bananas, grapes, peaches.

P.S. You probably only like the one90 more because it offers a shallower, narrower fit that suits your foot.

P.P.S. You left Kor, Mission and Graf off.

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The best skates are the skates that fit your feet properly.

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P.P.S. You left Kor, Mission and Graf off.
That's because Kor, Mission and Graf don't have any "new" skates out right now.

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The best skates are the skates that fit your feet properly.
I already have Nike Bauer Vapor XXXX skates I was just wondering about other peoples opinions.

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The best skates are the skates that fit your feet properly.
ding ding ding ding! We have a winner!

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The best skates are the skates that fit your feet properly.
Dead on correct response.

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Always been a bauer skate...diff for everyone

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i suppose thats not a good question,

what skate fits you the best.. would be a better question.

another could be, whats the best made skate...

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That's because Kor, Mission and Graf don't have any "new" skates out right now.
So? I don't know about the other two, but my last year's Graf's (705) will last me five years or more, so who cares if there's a new model out?

'Whichever fits your feat best' aside, with the number of options out there and the big price tags, plus the fact that you can only try skates on in the store, can't use em on ice till you buy them, and that it takes 5-10 sessions to break them in... I don't think anyone can give an educated answer here.

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So? I don't know about the other two, but my last year's Graf's (705) will last me five years or more, so who cares if there's a new model out?

'Whichever fits your feat best' aside, with the number of options out there and the big price tags, plus the fact that you can only try skates on in the store, can't use em on ice till you buy them, and that it takes 5-10 sessions to break them in... I don't think anyone can give an educated answer here.
There is an educated guess as to durability, fit, specs on composition and weight.

As for what is THE BEST? That's another story.

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I already have Nike Bauer Vapor XXXX skates I was just wondering about other peoples opinions.
Oh, I get it. You want a pat on the back.

Well here you go:

"XXXX 4 lyfe!!! bezt skatse evarrrrrrrr"

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The best skates are the skates that fit your feet properly.
+1 have to agree there

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Graf 705's. hands down.

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That's because Kor, Mission and Graf don't have any "new" skates out right now.
The Kor Shift 2 is new. Graf has made changes to the G series and labeled them as Ultra's (new materials inside and out).

The best is by far the one that fits your foot the best.

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Whatever fit your feet the best.

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Whatever fit your feet the best.

Yeah, but what's the BEST?!?!

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The best skates are the skates that fit your feet properly.
Exactly. One reason why I hate this ****in skate threads "what are the best skates, opinions please" it's common sense.

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Yeah, but what's the BEST?!?!
For ME, its RBK or THC skates.

But that's just FOR ME...and my brothers have gone and bought out of three stores CCM Tacks skates because they're the few styles that fit their feet.

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You're from MSH. You should know better than to call them THC still.

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I just nought the new U+ and man they feel awesome, best skate i've ever put my foot in, it's the lightest skate ever too, the foam they put in there litteraly melts around your foot, these are my new favorite

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I just nought the new U+ and man they feel awesome, best skate i've ever put my foot in, it's the lightest skate ever too, the foam they put in there litteraly melts around your foot, these are my new favorite

I have a very wide, thick foot, and actually just bought the CCM V08's, which are one model under the U+. Not quite as light, and they don't use the same foam, but they still seem like they mold to the foot really well, and it's one of few skates that fit my fat feet!! So far I'm enjoying them.

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I have a very wide, thick foot, and actually just bought the CCM V08's, which are one model under the U+. Not quite as light, and they don't use the same foam, but they still seem like they mold to the foot really well, and it's one of few skates that fit my fat feet!! So far I'm enjoying them.
I had the EXACT same problem, i felt so good when i tried the U+ i started crying in the store, the special thing about those skates is that it's really thin made, so they can easily strech the skate from an E to a 4E to 5E, not to mention the foam litteraly melts around your foot when they bake it, the rocket runner blade is also the best on the market right now, there as sharp as T-blades but atleast with those blades you skate alot more diagonal, i used to fall evreytime i tried to turn aroud, you just have to skate as vertical as possible withthose piece of ****.

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