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Everything posted by Miller55

  1. Looks like good work. How's pricing? Does he do digital or leather palms? Would be nice to have an alternative to Pat in times of great need lol.
  2. Any pics of their work? Didn't see anything about gloves on the site
  3. Yup, Eagle will repalm their gloves for you. Otherwise custom pro repair in Montreal is the best, and hockey menders in Michigan is also very good
  4. The Ronin bubbles and combos with this way, where you can swap the visor if it gets scratched up. Never used it so I can't say how week it works, but that bubble sticks out very far from the face
  5. I agree that injury might be a good use for this. However, if you have a lower face injury like a broken jaw and nobody is paying you to play, you should probably take a few weeks off. My 2 cents. But I could see wearing something like this if you mostly recovered enough to go back but are a bit nervous. Personally I'd go with a bubble, but this would work too
  6. Costs more than a fishbowl... Or a combo. Haven't used a fishbowl since Itech still existed (and Z-Leader before that lol) but unless the optics on the concept 3 it CCM fv are awful, I don't see the need for this. If the optics are really bad on the fishbowls then I could see someone opting to use this instead, but otherwise what's the point?
  7. Both of those are great choices, can't go wrong. I will say that for elbows and shins you might want to try SLS for another pair of Jofas, as there is definitely nothing like them around. Personally I've been using Supreme 1S elbows and 2S pro shins and am plenty happy for rec league, but if I play competitive tourneys I'm in my Synergy 700 Pros or 8K pros. The e700 is also my go to helmet, and I like the of Reakt, but I tried on the Warrior alpha one and it's actually a great bucky.
  8. They look kinda weird to me and my experience with anything True other than skates and sticks has not made me interested in trying anything new
  9. Never heard of booting out bring from the boot stiffness. That would mean that everyone in the soft older style boots should be doing it all the time, and that's not the case. I would imagine it's the result of a technique deficiency in control that you have probably developed from using very stiff skates, and it comes out when you use a softer skate that doesn't work with that technique. That said, I have yet to see the 100k in person
  10. They're all over the place. I wouldn't buy one except direct from Bauer or legit distributor
  11. I wish I could remember specifically, but I didn't pay all the much attention. I recall the the mako2 was stiffer through the quarters and under the foot. Don't recall the marketing stuff about it, nor do I recall this detail of the performance. But given that the new Vapor stock is a direct copy of the stealth CX, it wouldn't surprise me if they were starting to incorporate other Easton stuff into the new line
  12. The shell on the mako was not super stiff by any means. It was the softest and most flexible of all the skates of its type (mlx, vh, true)
  13. What changes in the construction are you referring to? Keep in mind, the Vapor 2X pro exists in both the old D/EE sizing and the 3 fit system. It's anecdotal, yes, but I personally know people who were not able to go from a 2XPro D to a Fit 1. The skate is identical
  14. Meh, I have 2 teammates and my younger brother who were both in vapor D and could not get fit 1 to work for them. All three are in ft2s now, so idk. One is anecdotal, the other is from a Bauer PM which in theory should be credible, but... Yeah
  15. The fit profiles are 3 different lasts that are totally unique to the research of the Bauer scan data. They are not the same as a D, E, EE width. Fit 1 was supposed to replace a D Vapor, which was a true D width. However, a lot of people I know who were on Vapor D have found Fit2 to be preferable. Fit 2 was supposed to be a Supreme D or true E width, with a different overall fit profile from the Supreme. However, I know a lot of folks, myself included, who came from Supreme D or Tacks D and couldn't really find a happy medium between Fits 2 and 3. If I had to buy Bauers, I'd go for a fit 3, but it's not a perfect fit. This is the long way to answer that you have to try them on because the really doesn't seem to be any clear cut way to categorize the 3 fits and compare them to the previous D/EE fit system.
  16. It continues under the holders. The outsole that you can drill into is the same width all around the outsole
  17. Yeah that looks like you got a large instead of a medium.
  18. I would definitely recommend the CCM Jetspeed ft3 pro that others mentioned. After that would be a ribcore and a Nexus Geo. I think P88 or P92 is your best curve option coming from p14, depending on what you like about the p14.
  19. I hear what you're saying. If I had the money and knew that I was ok with a certain skate from using either a previous gen custom or a retail version, I still think I would go custom if it afforded me either more comfort or more options for details, like CCM and Graf seem to still offer. I agree though, there would have to be done reason to go custom, whether for fit or for additional options (like increased our reduced stiffness, etc).
  20. Is it really a waste of money? BTM sells true customs for $950 USD. That's the same price as retail 2x pros, and probably cheaper than the hyperlite will be. Obviously if you don't need customs then there's no reason not to save 300 bucks and get tf9s, but customs aren't extensive compared to any other top of the line skate.
  21. Idk, I had a pair of Dynasty pro stock elbows and they were on par with MiS Jofas imo, they were just a bit heavier. Personally, I've been using Bauer 1S elbows and I like the sleeve, but I do not wear anything on my arms. I still have some jofa 8k pros (forget the jofa number version) and some Easton Synergy 700 pro stocks, as well as Eagle aeros and I find the 1S to be the most comfortable for me as of now. But for you, as others said, consider replacing the Velcro and/or straps if they are in otherwise good shape. Otherwise CCM tacks will be the closest
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