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06-27-2009, 10:01 PM
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Well damn cptjeff that means I can't buy a closeout online unless they will accept returns for them. Thanks for the info.
Dude, you need custom skates. Sucks to have to pay that much but they almost positively will help your game.

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Dude, you need custom skates. Sucks to have to pay that much but they almost positively will help your game.
Yes I agree I do need custom skates. I need a huge bag of money to fall off a truck right frickin' in front of me on the highway more though.

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It's not an issue at all. Big guys put a beating on skates, and when the best possible materials aren't used (i.e. mid range) that just compounds the problem. I won't go as far to say the top of the line skates won't break down, but they support and last better and longer then a mid range. The top of the line stuff is the best bet, but I'm not here to persuade, just inform.
I'd even goes as far as saying a mid range boot was never intended for guys in the 200+ pound range.

If your 220-230 pounds and you're skating a in 5K, expect to buy new skates every 6 months to year.

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now bauer is just going by 10's thats gay.

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now bauer is just going by 10's thats gay.
Do you actually have a legitimate complaint about it or are you just trying to be worthless to the discussion?

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QUESTION: Is it necessary or recommended to change the stock rivets on the jr skates x60's skates ? I'm 5'5 and about 130 pounds. Would it cost extra?
The rivets should be the same. Check and see if you have two different colors though. The copper ones serve more as anchors and are usually in the back. They should have a black or copper colored washer around them. If you don't have them, you may consider getting those put in the back. It should be a 5 minute job to put two new ones in and should cost about $0.50 to $1 a rivet.

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im 6'5'' 190 lbs and while i'm not real heavy for my size, i've been using the power one95s now and haven't had any functional problems with them. However, if you're looking for skates to improve your acceleration or speed, i wold not suggest these. If you're big and looking to increase your acceleration, then i'd suggest the s17s. my good friend who is a few inches shorter than me, but bulkier and heavier, just got a pair of them and he praises their ability to do just that. He hasn't had them long though and i cant comment on their durability

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im 6'5'' 190 lbs and while i'm not real heavy for my size, i've been using the power one95s now and haven't had any functional problems with them. However, if you're looking for skates to improve your acceleration or speed, i wold not suggest these. If you're big and looking to increase your acceleration, then i'd suggest the s17s. my good friend who is a few inches shorter than me, but bulkier and heavier, just got a pair of them and he praises their ability to do just that. He hasn't had them long though and i cant comment on their durability
No single skate, especially at the top end, is going to increase your speed that much. However, the holders, and the steel will. The Easton skates use RBII holders, which are very different from the LS2's on the X:60; the pitch of those skates might work for your friend, but not everyone is going to notice a speed increase by switching to Eastons.

Edit: He could also be going from a skate that didn't fit his foot right, to the S17 that does... a noticeable increase in speed can be seen from that as well.

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Could have had the ones Richards was wearing in the picture on the first page for $50

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vapor xxix smu

What do you mean "SMU"?

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