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06-04-2010, 03:06 AM
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Looking to buy a hockey net

I've always wanted a hockey net in my backyard just to practice my shooting and I've been looking at amazon for some.
At the moment, I see

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...pf_rd_i=507846

http://www.amazon.com/Franklin-Inner...638679&sr=8-13

http://www.amazon.com/Cimarron-Offic...5638704&sr=1-1

All of them are different in price, but the general length and width seem to be about the same so I'm not too sure which to get.
Feel free to make other recommendations if you think these aren't that great either.

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You'll break PVC if you have an average shot. I would however build my own for what those other two are going to cost.

That is what I did.

Another option and a few bucks cheaper

http://www.inlinewarehouse.com/descpage-MPSG.html

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http://www.ezgoal.net/puck_stopper_rebound_net.html

Franklin Nets tend to be lightweight and break in my experience. I must've had about 7 or 8 different nets from when I was a very young kid to my early 20's. This net above has lasted me 4 or 5 years now with no rust; the backstop on it is awesome and the tubing withstands full bore slapshots no issue. Granted I don't know your climate but this thing takes the full brunt of winter in central new york year after year and the only maintenance I've had to do has been to occasionally re-tie the top net for tension. Can also buy the net by itself.

If you do go with one of the 3 you found; don't get the PVC one. Might as well just light your money on fire. (This is assuming you're shooting real pucks; not street hockey)

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Yeah definitely check out this one

I just got the same one in the mail Can't wait to set it up (when it stops raining).It looks sweet because you can fold the net up for easy storage. I will do a full review and see if I can break it (to test durability) I will get the review up in the next week, showing what you get, assembly, quality of the product, durability and all that jazz.

I'll post it on here when I am done.

Anything specific you want me to show / mention in the review?

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if you have some rinks near you it might be worth your while to call and see if they have any old nets they want to unload. that's how I got mine, for free no less. it required some welding on our part but lucky for us we've got a friend who can do that.

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This bad boy is chillin in my back yard:

http://www.hockey.us/hockey-goals/c1...0-p168098.html

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Anything specific you want me to show / mention in the review?
Yes! A big shout out to all of us on the Rink message board!

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Thanks for all the recommendations guys

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Yeah definitely check out this one
This one seems to be the best considering the backstop and the price-range (~$150 with a goal). Does anyone know how durable it is though?

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Thanks for all the recommendations guys



This one seems to be the best considering the backstop and the price-range (~$150 with a goal). Does anyone know how durable it is though?
Check my original post; its the same one

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Yeah definitely check out this one


I'll post it on here when I am done.

Anything specific you want me to show / mention in the review?
Yes, tell us how well that stops off-the-crossbar-and-over whatever you have behind it (Fence to neighbor's backyard in my case) shots.

My neighbors aren't happy. They've decided to not give me back my pucks that fly over the fence, I don't know what they do with them, since they're 55 years old and have an Egyptian background...I've lost like 5 pucks that way :O

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Check my original post; its the same one
Isn't that one $150 without the goal?

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Isn't that one $150 without the goal?
Nope, the backstop is $80 and then add $70 to get the goal (with 2" pipes)

On top of that you get a set of four targets that come with the net.

I just shot a video of me unboxing it, I am going to set it up tomorrow and fire some howitzers at it, see how it holds up.

From taking a close look at the material and the piping it matches the quality of the better goals that you can buy in the store, but the price is much better.

It seems too good to be true, haha. We'll see tomorrow

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That looks awesome. My parents get pissed when I shoot my smart balls at the garage door, that would be perfect.
Everything about your username, and picture is awesome!

Go beg your parents to buy it, haha

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It seems too good to be true, haha. We'll see tomorrow
The hockey net i purchased for 80 was pretty good, the net on the goal was more flimsier than the netting in the real official goals. My slapshot ripped right through the net. Now im using the net i purchased as a backstopper in front of the goal, just hanging loose. Works perfect for me.

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Nope, the backstop is $80 and then add $70 to get the goal (with 2" pipes)

On top of that you get a set of four targets that come with the net.

I just shot a video of me unboxing it, I am going to set it up tomorrow and fire some howitzers at it, see how it holds up.

From taking a close look at the material and the piping it matches the quality of the better goals that you can buy in the store, but the price is much better.

It seems too good to be true, haha. We'll see tomorrow
Takes a while to lace it all up but its worth it.

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ahhh I always wanted this thing...but it costs 300€ in Europe...

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Nope, the backstop is $80 and then add $70 to get the goal (with 2" pipes)

On top of that you get a set of four targets that come with the net.

I just shot a video of me unboxing it, I am going to set it up tomorrow and fire some howitzers at it, see how it holds up.

From taking a close look at the material and the piping it matches the quality of the better goals that you can buy in the store, but the price is much better.

It seems too good to be true, haha. We'll see tomorrow
Yeah I was talking about the other link. Tell me how it is after you try it though, I'm interested.

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Yeah I was talking about the other link. Tell me how it is after you try it though, I'm interested.
They are the same nets, from the same company Just available through different spots at the same price

Also for that link I gave you, you can use this coupon for $10 off HOWHCKY001

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Mine is "Power bolt" brand

regulation sized, metal posts, with a top shelf. $110

I like it, only problem is it doesnt have padding in the net so the posts in the net are exposed, but who cares.

I bought it at Dicks Sporting Goods. You might want to check it out.
But make shure your net:

METAL POSTS!!!!!
Has a top shelf
Net thats not nylon

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They are the same nets, from the same company Just available through different spots at the same price

Also for that link I gave you, you can use this coupon for $10 off HOWHCKY001
Except the first one says Goal not included and the price is still $150 isn't it?

Thanks for the coupon, it makes it seem like an even better deal.

EDIT: Also, do you recommend the 1.5 or the 2 inch tubing?

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If your going to buy a mylec goal, get a heavy duty replacement net or don't shoot slapshots because I have put probably 10 through the net so far. Now I have a back net to stop it.

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Except the first one says Goal not included and the price is still $150 isn't it?

Thanks for the coupon, it makes it seem like an even better deal.

EDIT: Also, do you recommend the 1.5 or the 2 inch tubing?
That site confuses me as well looking at it. Its the same setup. You can't buy direct from them anyways so it makes no difference. Use that guys link and his coupon code; I was just showing the combo to you on the manufacturers site.

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Except the first one says Goal not included and the price is still $150 isn't it?

Thanks for the coupon, it makes it seem like an even better deal.

EDIT: Also, do you recommend the 1.5 or the 2 inch tubing?
I would say 2", it's only $10 more and it will last longer

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