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01-16-2008, 10:49 AM
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New CCM U+ Skate

found some cool pics of their new skate. apparently its super light. the pro stock ones look awsome with the tuuk plus. what do you guys think? will this skate bring CCM back into the skate spotlight?



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03-10-2008, 02:06 PM
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those skates are nasty...are the pro stocks the same boot as far as width and feel of original u+ skate, or are they made more like the xxxx cause thats what it looks like?

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those skates are nasty...are the pro stocks the same boot as far as width and feel of original u+ skate, or are they made more like the xxxx cause thats what it looks like?
You can't judge fit of the retail version from a pro stock boot. A pro stock boot will be custom built to the players foot.

From what I have heard, they fit like no other CCM product.

Kind of bummed they got rid of the lace lock.

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the lace lock was a really good feature on the 10.0 but after a few months of use they always locked up and became annoying..any ideas of where you can get ahold of the pro stock u+ skate, and by when?

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You could just wait until next month when the retail version hits stores...

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thoses are nice

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You could just wait until next month when the retail version hits stores...
very true..but if you can find a pro stock skate that you like and fits good, then tend to fit better, and be more durable than the retail version.

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very true..but if you can find a pro stock skate that you like and fits good, then tend to fit better, and be more durable than the retail version.
Meh not sure I agree.

Personally, I'd rather have a retail skate then a custom skate that was designed for someone else's foot.

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very true..but if you can find a pro stock skate that you like and fits good, then tend to fit better, and be more durable than the retail version.
No, they're not.

stick9 has it right. Custom's are merely made to someone else's foot. Has no relation with durability or performance.

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I'm giving out info to anybody who has U+ skates, i've had problems with them, not the skates to be precised, but the top layer of the skates have been slowly ripping off, now my skates looked like i have them for 50 years, i've talked to the store manager where i got them and he told me that i wasn't the only one that this has happend, and because of it i'm getting brand new 09 U+ skates. Apparently they fixed the problem, you guys should definately give it a try if it happend to you, especially with how much we payed for those darn things...

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i donmt like the blade runner system they have

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No, they're not.

stick9 has it right. Custom's are merely made to someone else's foot. Has no relation with durability or performance.
Actually, you'll notice he said "if they fit right", and then yeah, they'll fit better if you get the right fit since it is a custom build and allows less room that would otherwise be needed for fitting lots of different feet.

And most pro stock skates are more durable. Different company yes, but the pro Easton S15 has an extra layer of composite, riveting where the retail only has glue and things along that line. Makes it heavier, but much, much more durable. Pro stock skates are made to take more abuse.

They're also built to a custom stiffness level, so watch that. They may be much more stiff or softer then the retail boot.

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i donmt like the blade runner system they have
It's a great idea and the upgraded steel is harder and holds an edge longer... the problem, too many crappy sharpeners.

The 09 will have a different outer layer and a different liner. Should be better than before. It was a first run of a completely different skate from CCM, what did you expect? Remember the problems with the one90?

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Love mine. The break in took a long time, but the comfiest skates i have ever had. I just have the regular ones, but i put tuuks on them

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i donmt like the blade runner system they have
why the dislike?

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why the dislike?
because although it is nice because of how light it is and is harder but it is expensive. after ike 15 sharpens you have to replace the blade

i should correct myself. it is called the rocket runner

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A good sharpener can get twice as many(as your little estimate) sharpenings out of a rocket runner.


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because although it is nice because of how light it is and is harder but it is expensive. after ike 15 sharpens you have to replace the blade

i should correct myself. it is called the rocket runner
Expensive compared to what? I can sell you a pair of rocket runners for 34.99 or one Lightspeed runner for the same amount.

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Expensive compared to what? I can sell you a pair of rocket runners for 34.99 or one Lightspeed runner for the same amount.
you have to replace the rocketrunners after 15 or so sharpenings

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I can go a whole year on 15 sharpenings, so 35 bucks a year for new runners isn't a big deal. And yes, I have U+'s.

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you have to replace the rocketrunners after 15 or so sharpenings
Like I said before, no you don't. If you're getting 15 sharpenings out of a rocket runner you need a new sharpener. You should get around 30, probably more. This of course is dependent on profiling, if any and any big nicks that must be removed... ALSO, since the steel is harder, it holds an edge longer.

...AND YES, you can profile rocket runners.

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arlight i guess its not that bad. its a good blade and very light but thats the only problem i had with it. but like many have said its only like eveyr year and ahalf or so

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I tried these on the other day and I really don't like the fit. Very narrow heel I find, and I tried on a 2E.

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