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02-24-2010, 04:05 PM
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Another stick flex thread

I've been searching around to see what I could find, but seems like you guys are all much bigger than I am. So I thought I deserved my own thread lol.I'm 5'8, 145 lbs. So obviously I'm not a very big guy.

The only times I really felt my stick flex was when I was still using intermediates when I was younger (I'm still only 20 now). I was pretty much the same size and weight back then but I'm probably a bit stronger now. I recently got a 77 flex vapor XXXX Sr stick, and when I cut it down, the marking on the stick showed 90 or 92 flex or something like that.

I grew up playing D but now I play both forward and D. I'm really starting to develop a decent snap shot now (or at least I think lol). So if I'm not taking as many slap shots as before, is something like a 90 flex too stiff for me?

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Only real way to tell is to get an intermediate stick and a senior stick and try them out side by side.

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well im about 5' 11"-140 lbs, being 17, i have a easton s11 100 flex and haven't cut it since i got it, i like it a lot but not sure if i want to cut it. i mean some kids see the flex and go "ohh dear" but i have weight lifted and all that for a while and it doesnt seem to bother me, and my slap shots are wicked so i guess it all depends.

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I'm about your size and did the same thing, I ended up going to Int stick because I was cutting down Sr sticks so much they were way too stiff. I love having the whip of a Int stick, right now I'm using a 67 flex and its awesome, my wrist shots improved ten fold when i switched to it.

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well i broke a 87 flex XXX lite one piece, and i just got a blade for it and i have two games tomorrow so maybe it will be a little better, im going to try to see if my wrist shots are better right now with the s11 there a bit horrible.

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