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05-13-2009, 11:16 PM
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Easton Synergy ABS stick question.

So i saw one of these sticks today and was thinking about buying it (just one of those $22.99 ones) just for outdoor play, its a little too short though. Will i be able to put a little wood extension into the shaft if i cut it?

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its a wooden stick right? so no

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It doesnt feel like wood, It bends like a composite, and it seems to light to be all wood. here it is

http://ep.yimg.com/ip/I/yhst-4634641...2055_118541153

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It doesnt feel like wood, It bends like a composite, and it seems to light to be all wood. here it is

http://ep.yimg.com/ip/I/yhst-4634641...2055_118541153
wooden sticks arent all full wood, some have like a fiberglass outside. i dont know of any composite stick you can get for 20 bucks.

bottom line, if you felt it and the butt end was hollow, you cna put an extension in, if the butt end isnt hollow you cant

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Alright, ill try it out, thanks

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DON'T DO IT, they are absolute garbage. I bought 2 of them for some light outdoor shooting at the roller park, and they were both shot to hell within 2 hours. I was pissed.

First, the graphics started to chip off...not a huge deal...then the blade started to come apart...then, the blade and the shaft broke at the same time on a snapshot. I felt like I had just wiped my @ss with $45.

I have found that some wooden CCM Vector sticks work great for me for outdoor play.

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DON'T DO IT, they are absolute garbage. I bought 2 of them for some light outdoor shooting at the roller park, and they were both shot to hell within 2 hours. I was pissed.

First, the graphics started to chip off...not a huge deal...then the blade started to come apart...then, the blade and the shaft broke at the same time on a snapshot. I felt like I had just wiped my @ss with $45.

I have found that some wooden CCM Vector sticks work great for me for outdoor play.
A wooden stick outlasted an ABS blade on abrasive concrete? Really?

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I suggest you get a decent shaft, and buy a bunch of cheap ABS blades for outdoor hockey. You get a relatively light and good performing stick, and ABS replacement blades are cheaper than a whole stick.

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its a wooden stick right? so no
wooden sticks > all others

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wooden sticks > all others
and the Model-T is still the best car evarrrrr.

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A wooden stick outlasted an ABS blade on abrasive concrete? Really?

The ones that have the ABS blade...I started outdoors with this one...



I use it once or twice a week on a smooth outdoor roller court. I have had it for about 7 months, and the blade has held up extremely well. It is just now starting to look like a banana peel, so I will need to replace it soon...but it is definitely a great stick for outdoor use.

I have taken others' advice from this board and also used a cheap composite shaft with Easton ABS or RBK 1K blades, and it would definitely be the cheapest way to go in the long run.

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