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05-20-2012, 09:20 PM
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I'm not tall.

The lower portion of my forearm is exposed when I flex my wrist, and the cuff of the gloves lift away from my arm. It just so happens that both slashes occurred when my hands were in that vulnerable position. I could use an extra half inch extension on the 9044s, but I don't need to move up to the next size since it likely wouldn't fit me properly.

Know of any RBK 8K Pros in a size small out there for sale?
I have 9040s in size 6 and they are too big for me...
They say the length of your forearms are same as your feet, and u know what they say about big feet... Big skates

The e700 felt so incredibly light and may move up to that from my vintage ht2, but if safety is your primary concern, I still think the cascade or the new bauer suspension helmet maybe the answer

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05-20-2012, 10:53 PM
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Hockey Giant used to have some but they're probably gone now. Oh if Reebok would just sell them to the public and charge $99 for them they'd make SO much money.

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Helmet: Rbk 6K
Shoulders: Rbk 3K
Elbows: Rbk 3K
Pants: Rbk 3K
Shins: Easton S3
Got these off hockeymonkey's blowout discount back in september. Yeah, i'm cheap on protectives.. but people can't hit hard where i play.. so.. meh

Gloves: 2 pairs of Rbk 8K (1 was new for $55, the other one was used for $30 off ebay)
Sticks: Bauer Vapor APX 67 flex P92, Easton Mako 65 flex Hall ($170 & $150 on ebay)
Skates: 3 months old Vapor X2.0 (went awfully soft already.. have saved some money for top-end skates if I ever find anyone who could help me with fittings)

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I have 9040s in size 6 and they are too big for me...
They say the length of your forearms are same as your feet, and u know what they say about big feet... Big skates
You know what else they say. It's not the length of your forearms, but how you use them.

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05-21-2012, 05:07 PM
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Helmet: Red M11 with CCM Chrome Cage
Gloves: Red/White CCM Pro
Skates: Bauer APX
Sticks:All Pro Stock: Warrior Widow(LUPUL), CCM U+ (LETANG), REEBOK Ai9(Andre Petersson) also used an S19(KALETA)

Those the important stuff

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Helmet: Bauer 7500
Shoulders: Reebok 4k
Elbows: Warrior bonafide
Pants: Bauer one80
Shins: Bauer one80
Skates: Bauer x50
Gloves: Bauer 4-rolls

Sticks:
-Bauer x60 (pm9 87 flex)
-Bauer totalone (Klesla Prostock, 112 flex)
-Combat 52cal (Korpikoski prostock, 90 flex)
Out of curiosity how do you use such a wide variety of flexes. Ive heard of using 82 flex and 90 flex but to go from 87 to 112

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05-21-2012, 09:02 PM
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I have no money for fancy equipment, so it's all cheap stuff for me.

Skates: Easton EQ30
Stick: Bauer Supreme One20
Gloves: Bauer Supreme One40
Pants: Sher-wood 5030
Elbow: Easton Stealth 55S
Shoulder: Bauer Impact 200
Shin: Sher-wood 5030
Helmet: Bauer 2100 w/ cage

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If he's tall that would make sense. A friend of mine is 6'4 and at one point had 85 flex, 100 flex, and 112 flex sticks.

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I don't really have player gear anymore.

As for my sticks, they're whatever I like. Flex and brand won't make you shoot better. If you like range and you're a bit more defensive, then use a longer stick than you should. If you're offensive and can shoot, use a smaller stick than you should.

My goalie stick is just some Reebok black and white. All the sticks I found online with red in them to match my gear were too expensive for me (closing in to 200+ dollars with shipping)



That's my goalie gear so far.

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05-29-2012, 09:03 PM
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Helmet: Easton S13
Shoulders: Bauer Vapor X:30
Elbows: Reebok 8k
Gloves: Bauer Vapor X:60
Pants: Reebok 7k
Shins: CCM U Fit 07
Skates: Bauer Vapor X:30
Stick: Bauer Supreme One95 intermediate
Bauer Supreme One55 Wood 87 flex

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I don't really have player gear anymore.

As for my sticks, they're whatever I like. Flex and brand won't make you shoot better. If you like range and you're a bit more defensive, then use a longer stick than you should. If you're offensive and can shoot, use a smaller stick than you should.

My goalie stick is just some Reebok black and white. All the sticks I found online with red in them to match my gear were too expensive for me (closing in to 200+ dollars with shipping)

[IMG]http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v285/Scion-of-Darkness/photo2.jpg?t=1338326001[/IMG

That's my goalie gear so far.
Yeah, flex will make a difference.

How do you like your DR pads?

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05-29-2012, 10:06 PM
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Helmet: M11 with cage (As stated elsewhere, the boss who signs my paychecks asked me to get the best concussion-reducing helmet on the market because I work with the general public all day and his daughter treats a lot of head injuries in her therapist job. The jury's out, but you never know.

Shoulder pads: Warrior Bonafide

Elbow Pads: Bauer Supreme One60. The forearm wraps don't like staying around my forearms, though, so I may be replacing them soon.

Shin Guards: Bauer Supreme One60

Pants: Warrior Bonafide. The only ones that fit me at the store.

Skates: Bauer Supreme One80. These were the only skates I could find in 6EE at the time I bought them. They fit my short, yet wide feet just fine.

Gloves: Easton EQPro

Sticks: Easton ST, Camallieri pattern. It had a 110 flex to start, then we had to cut it down to size. I'm probably at a 115 or 120 now. It's insanely stiff for a guy who's 5'7".

Warrior Vandal, Gionta pattern. It had an 85 flex to start and is now probably at 95 since being cut down.

I'll try a stick with a lighter flex some time down the road.

The best part?

I got them all on sale and new by looking around here and there. I'd rather break in my own gear.

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Yeah, flex will make a difference.

How do you like your DR pads?
It didn't seem to make much of a difference for me. Though, I tend to go with sticks with some flex, but not too much.

I'm still breaking them in/getting the rest of the equipment. Being in a small town with the rink taken out in March, I think I'll have to play ball hockey (inside, of course) to break them in some.

It's hard right now and they still haven't broke in enough to curve up and cover my knees some when I drop down.

I have the CBC 4 on 4 play on tournament this weekend. I'll be player, so I'll be hopefully picking up another goalie stick (hopefully one that goes with the colour scheme), or another piece of equipment. Jock, chest protector, something.

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I just picked up some Bauer "Matrix" gloves.

Basically 4 Roll Pros, with a few changes requested by Source For Sports. My initial impression is that the gloves are very comfortable, like pillows, but HOT as hell.

(From their website)

BASED ON: BAUER PRO 4 ROLL
PROTECTION:
FOAMS DUAL-DENSITY WITH POLY INSERTS
THUMB FLEX LOCK
SHELL LIGHTWEIGHT STRETCH MATRIX
FIT/MOBILITY:
OVERALL FIT VOLUME FIT
FINGERS 2-PIECE SEGMENTED FINGERS
PALM SOFT CLARINO
LINER THERMO MAX LINER
UPGRADES
UPDATED LINER TO THERMO MAX+ LINER
DOWNGRADES
REMOVED MICRO MOLD FROM BACK ROLL
REMOVED POLY INSERTS FROM BACKROLL AND FINGERS
CHANGED THUMB TO FLEX/NON LOCK THUMB
CHANGED PALM TO REGULAR NASH PALM


http://tuxedo.sourceforsports.com/ca...e-matrix-glove

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05-30-2012, 08:41 AM
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Those gloves sound nice. Yeah some of those 4-rolls get super hot. Clarino palms are the best though IMO!

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It didn't seem to make much of a difference for me. Though, I tend to go with sticks with some flex, but not too much.

I'm still breaking them in/getting the rest of the equipment. Being in a small town with the rink taken out in March, I think I'll have to play ball hockey (inside, of course) to break them in some.

It's hard right now and they still haven't broke in enough to curve up and cover my knees some when I drop down.

I have the CBC 4 on 4 play on tournament this weekend. I'll be player, so I'll be hopefully picking up another goalie stick (hopefully one that goes with the colour scheme), or another piece of equipment. Jock, chest protector, something.
When you aren't playing, trying storing them upside down and even put some weight on the boot. That should help with making a good S-curve.

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I just picked up some Bauer "Matrix" gloves.

Basically 4 Roll Pros, with a few changes requested by Source For Sports. My initial impression is that the gloves are very comfortable, like pillows, but HOT as hell.

(From their website)

BASED ON: BAUER PRO 4 ROLL
PROTECTION:
FOAMS DUAL-DENSITY WITH POLY INSERTS
THUMB FLEX LOCK
SHELL LIGHTWEIGHT STRETCH MATRIX
FIT/MOBILITY:
OVERALL FIT VOLUME FIT
FINGERS 2-PIECE SEGMENTED FINGERS
PALM SOFT CLARINO
LINER THERMO MAX LINER
UPGRADES
UPDATED LINER TO THERMO MAX+ LINER
DOWNGRADES
REMOVED MICRO MOLD FROM BACK ROLL
REMOVED POLY INSERTS FROM BACKROLL AND FINGERS
CHANGED THUMB TO FLEX/NON LOCK THUMB

CHANGED PALM TO REGULAR NASH PALM


http://tuxedo.sourceforsports.com/ca...e-matrix-glove
Wouldn't those 3 changes revert it back to the Elite model? I'm not big on the lock thumb features of the pro. I'm using the pro now but I wish I went the elite instead and gotten 2 for the price of 1 glove.

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Wouldn't those 3 changes revert it back to the Elite model? I'm not big on the lock thumb features of the pro. I'm using the pro now but I wish I went the elite instead and gotten 2 for the price of 1 glove.
It sits somewhere in between the Elite and the Pro. Source for Sports will take a model, like the 4 Roll Pro, and say to Bauer "we think we will sell a bunch of these if you change out this, this, and this from the Elite" which helps bring the gloves to a new price point and then they put their own model name on it, the Matrix.

If you look at the link I sent you and compare it to the 4 Roll Elite listed on the HockeyMonkey, you'll see that the "Matrix" has the ventilation on the backroll whereas the elite doesn't seem to. Also, you'll see that the Bauer logo is stitched into the cuff on the matrix and screen printed (or something else) onto the cuff of the Elite. The thumb on the matrix is the Free-Flex and the thumb on the Elite is the "Ergo-Thumb"

http://www.hockeymonkey.com/bauer-hockey-gloves-elite-4-roll-sr-2011.html


Same thing with my Bauer Vapor skates. I bought them from Source for Sports as well and they are classified as Bauer Vapor X: Velocity LOL. Sounds dumb, but it's really the X4.0 with a bunch of features from the X5.0, such as the inner liner, outsole, and the Lightspeed 2 holder.


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I don't really have player gear anymore.

As for my sticks, they're whatever I like. Flex and brand won't make you shoot better. If you like range and you're a bit more defensive, then use a longer stick than you should. If you're offensive and can shoot, use a smaller stick than you should.

My goalie stick is just some Reebok black and white. All the sticks I found online with red in them to match my gear were too expensive for me (closing in to 200+ dollars with shipping)



That's my goalie gear so far.
Those are Sonic x9's?

From my past experience with DR pads, they offer solid protection but the glove often leaves something to be desired... Depending on what level you play you will get a stinger here and there.

What kind of mask is that? can't tell by the half photo but cheater cages are awesome!

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Started out with really lightweight lower end equipment, but have upgraded gradually in an attempt to stay in the lineup as the injuries have been piling up. Turns out being old, boney, and playing every skate like its game 7 is a lethal combination

Helmet: Bauer 5100 w/9900 cage
Shoulders: Reebok 7k replaced Bauer one40's w/ caps removed(broken collarbone)
Elbows: Bauer Vapor X40
Gloves: Bauer Vapor X40 replaced X20's(bruised hands)
Slash Guards: Warrior
Pants: Tackla 9000 replaced Bauer one80's(hip pointers)
Shins: Bauer Vapor X40
Skates: Graf G3 11'
Sticks: Easton S15 Heatley/Sakic

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Got a set of these on the way, with blue instead of the silver on the picture


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Used the 5k pants last night. They were a bit "squeaky" for some reason but they do seem to breathe a little more than the Tacklas. And obviously being a size larger they fit better now. Hopefully I'll shrink down by the end of the summer to go back to Tacks for winter league.

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9400 or 9500?

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