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XUHockey21

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About XUHockey21

  • Birthday 09/16/1983

Equipment

  • Skates
    Bauer X100, Alkali RPD Max+
  • Stick
    Verbero Mercury
  • Gloves
    Verbero Dextra Pro II
  • Helmet
    Warrior Krown PK3
  • Shin Pads
    CCM Ultra Tacks

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    Male
  • Location
    Waterford, MI
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  1. I didn't. Maybe if they offer it again around Christmas/new year's. I love the look, but can't find any feedback on them anywhere.
  2. I'm seeing that Verbero is offering 50% off their entire site, including skates. I haven't seen any reviews on the Cypress inline skates. From the looks of the specs, they look great. Does anyone have any info on performance?
  3. I just picked up a pair of Max+ in 9.5. Sitting flat footed, I can feel my toes ever so slightly touching the toe cap. How much space can I expect to gain atter baking?
  4. 9.5 Alkali RPD Max+ on order. I don't know how they did it, but Hockey Monkey has ridiculous prices. I'll keep everyone updated. Thank you all again for all your time and effort in this process. It's much appreciated.
  5. Alright, I ran into an issue, hahahaha. Using the "foot on the wall" method, my right foot is 27.3cm and my left is 27.6cm. Using InlineWarehouse's "foot on the floor" method, both my feet are about 29.2cm. Using InlineWarehouse's sizing chart, that creates a pretty big variance. I'll try the "foot on the floor" method again, just to make sure the pen is absolutely straight and not angled in either direction. Thanks again for taking the time with me. I really appreciate it!
  6. Althoma- in my x100s, I've got a finger at most if I push my toes all the way forward unlaced. I think I was between the 9.5 and 10s when I tried them on, and we went with the 10s to play it safe, give room for socks, etc. I currently wear socks with my Missions, but that's more out of necessity than preference.
  7. Is anyone familiar with how Alkali skates are sized? I'm looking to pick up the RPD Max+ online and would prefer to get the right size the first time. I'm currently using sz 9.5 '08 Mission Boss, and sz 10 Bauer x100 for ice. I'm leaning toward the 9.5, due to how heat moldable I hear they are. I haven't found a local store that has them in stock, which makes things a little more complicated, and hockey monkey doesn't cover return shipping. Thanks guys!
  8. My 2008 Mission Boss' (size 9.5) are on their last legs and I would like to stay in the same quality range if not upgrade. I missed the boat on the Verbero Vortex, and the new Cypress are too pricy. I'd like to stay in the $300-400 range. Would I be better off buying a whole new skate or building off of the magnesium chassis from my current skates? I'd appreciate any/all insight.
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