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Is it possible to get a straight composite stick blade?

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11-07-2009, 03:05 PM
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Is it possible to get a straight composite stick blade?

I am a big fan of Gilmour and absolutely failed to get under my shots on the backhand.

Gilmour for years used a straight curveless stick so he could get a nice backhand shot.

Just wondering if anyone knows where to get one? Maybe, you could use a two-piece stick, with a wooden blade and straighten it with a torch?

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There's a european company that offers them, but I don't remember the name.

I would try giving stick companies a call. They may be able to help you out.

However, if you can't get a backhand off with a zetterburg or pm9 type blade, what you need is practice, not a straighter blade. With practice you'll be able to lift the puck with just about anything.

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I remember my friend bringing in 2 Easton SL's (blue/white) with a straight Holmstrom curve, posibbly prostock, not sure

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Peter Praisler who played for the Kings had a perfectly straight blade on his stick. I remember the crosshatched pattern on the blade which was what Christian wood blades had at the time.

I saw this blade in person at a couple of AHL games when he played for the Bruins farmclub the Maine Mariners before they moved to Providence Rhode Island.

He was making great backhanded clears on things like penalty kills and stuff.

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I have never seen a straight comp blade in retail.

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There are some patterns that are pretty darn close to straight.

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There are some patterns that are pretty darn close to straight.
Is there any blades less then a 1/2"?

like 3/8 or 5/16 or something?

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bauer pm9 and easton zetterberg are both 3/8" curves

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Christian which I think is now Harrow will custom make you any blade you want, the minimum order is 15 i think so the cost is not nominal.

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Kris Letang orders straight blade S17/S19 from Easton so he can curve himself.

These sticks usually find their way onto this little hockey store that gets all the penguins pro stock stuff. You can walk right in and buy them.

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