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    2018 Premier II and Extreme Flex III Customizer Options Listing - .pdf format - 36 pages
  3. So I bought a pair of True/VH skates (2 piece) for my son on Aug 26th! Got the skates in a timely fashion +/- 4 weeks Go to the local shop to get them baked - that's when all hell broke loose! Skates where baked in order to form them to my sons foot upon pulling his foot out we realized that both heel bumps to keep your foot in place where ripped off the back of the skate! We had the skates sent to True/VH for repair, took about 2 weeks - skates came back only the back section was repaired they did not redo the whole inside with all do respect to True/VH not sure if that was feasible? The repair job was not very well done, both sections where not similar upon repair and one side had numerous wrinkles! Anyhow, my son takes of for school and for the entire week he kept texting me that the skates did not perform well - he kept falling? I initially thought that it was due to the sharpening, so I brought them to his skate sharpening facility to get the blades checked to see if they where poorly sharpened - while not perfect the technician explained to me that the issue was that the holder was crooked, angled towards the inside of his foot no wonder he kept falling!! SO I WENT BALISTIC and had the True Rep meet me where we bought the skates and I gave him two options he gave my money back or make a new pair of skates! We agreed to a new pair of skates!! So this weekend my sons new pair of skates arrived - pull them out of the box AND GUESS WHAT the folder on the left skate was crooked angled inward so I asked the store owner to give me my money back - which he did!! So I have lost nearly 3 months of going back and forth with True/VH in order to get a useless pair of skates I HIGHLY RECOMMEND that you stay away from these skates. I am meeting the CCM Rep on Saturday at another store to see what they have to offer both in a custom or off the shelf skate ( if it fits properly ) and I will inquire about their upcoming line as well. Be wise in your skate purchase - FYI these skates are high maintenance if they get them right for you so if your not into taking high care of your gear dont even come close to this product!
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    2017 Extreme Flex III and Premier Customizer Options Listing - .pdf format - 32 pages
  5. Boosh63

    At a loss with new skates...

    Interesting...
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  7. coopaloop1234

    Vaughn SLR 2

    Not a huge fan of the graphic, seems almost like a mock-up version of the SLR1. I'm liking the pads though and the C/A looks good too.
  8. jeff da goalie

    First W!!!!

    first of many!
  9. BadAngle41

    Vaughn SLR 2

    Big fan of the 2" elastic lower calf strap... nice to see it's stock.
  10. old but slow

    At a loss with new skates...

    The first thing I'd look at is the blade. Take a quarter(or any coin of size) and lay it flat on the blade near the toe, middle and heel. Make sure the coin lays perpendicular to the blade. If the coin leans to either side find a new sharpener, have the blades cross ground and start again. If the coin is square with the blade, hold the blade up to a light with the coin still on it and check to see if light passes under the coin on the blade( make sure there is a hollow). If not, again find a new sharpener and have them cross ground and sharpened to your spec. If everything with the bottom of the blade is good, check that the blades come out of the holders square, then check that the holders are in line both toe to heel and foot to blade. Next I would compare old to new. Hold one of each with the foot bottom parallel to each other. Look to see if the heel pitch/toe pitch are the same or similar. next check to see if the blade lengths are the same or close. Next check the profiles, obviously the new blades will have more steel but check the shape of the blades toe to heel as this can cause issues as well. Finally, while in the holder, lay the side of the blade on a flat surface and make sure the blades aren't warped. It happens sometimes that the holder cause the blade to warp or visa-versa. Being that the actual edge on each side of a ROH is only thousandths thick, a warped blade could cause a lack of edge in places along the length of the blade. Just my $.02, hope it helps. OBS
  11. Netnewbie

    First W!!!!

    that i do forsure buddy!!
  12. Puckstopper

    Vaughn SLR 2

    In addition to the possible color combos, I like that the graphic is a clear evolution of the original SLR graphic. It makes it easier for people who aren't gear nerds to know what they're looking at.
  13. Teezle

    Let's Talk Skates

    If you custom order them from CCM, will the AS1 "Attack Cowling" actually be matched in size to the boot for smaller skates? The stock size 6.5 skate had the toe cap piece about 1-1.5" in front of the actual toe of the boot, which also made the blade that much longer. I'd want it to be relatively flush, like the toe cap is on Grafs, with a shorter blade to match.
  14. MTH

    2018-2019 NHL Gear Sitings

    105.2 and 102.7 His hair is/ was legendary.
  15. MTH

    2018-2019 NHL Gear Sitings

    The white set looks like a vagina.
  16. Naz

    Habs (Price) 2018-2019

    Back in the red the past 2 games and playing well.
  17. BadAngle41

    First W!!!!

    Congrats!! As much as we all want to fill up a box of 🍩 each season... beer league isn't about stats (or shouldn't be anyway.) So long as it's fun you're doing it right.
  18. Netnewbie

    First W!!!!

    THANKS!! its just a fun rec team but I face all skill levels which can be frustrating at times. not usually spectators either unless its a spouse or buddy but that has never bothered me anyways.
  19. BadAngle41

    At a loss with new skates...

    I'm about your size minus a couple stones and 1/8" sounds... aggressive. I was at a 5/8" on 4mm steel and use 1/2" or 7/16" depending on ice conditions now. The reason I switched to Tydan DLC from stock was solely for edge retention. I found that if i just breathed near a post the stock steels got a good burr... higher quality steel and the DLC took care of that. The additional height was a nice bonus that took all of 5-10 min to get used to. IMO you should certainly notice a difference from 5/8" to 3/8"... and while you may have wanted to sell off the LS3... chew them up in sharpenings as you likely would have with constant burrs anyway. Once you find the hollow... slap on the higher quality Step Steels.
  20. Lucky Pucker

    First W!!!!

    Awesome, @Netnewbie! I'm kinda in the same boat as you, having just started playing goalie in March of this year - but I haven't made the plunge to playing in a league yet (just shinny games, no officials or stats or spectators - lol). So my hat is off to you for that, too!
  21. aircanuck

    First W!!!!

    Way to go! Feels good doesn't it!? Now ride that wave for more.
  22. Lucky Pucker

    Road Warrior Protogé pads and gloves

    You know what i miss, and can't find any pictures of online? That classic set-up for street hockey, where you have a player glove for a blocker, and a baseball glove for a trapper! Nobody in my neighbourhood had any of that Mylec stuff growing up - over the years, there were a few different sets of pads in rotation. In the late 1980s, I even got a set (Cooper I think?) that were dark grey foam, with two black plastic 'plates" or "sheets" - a larger one over the shin, and a smaller one for knee/thigh rise area. They had two or three straps, with metal D-ring loops for tightening the straps. I can see them so well in my mind, but cannot find a picture of these online either (if anyone knows what I'm talking about, please post a pic! This has been driving me nuts for months...) One kid did have these ones that I hated. That whole Cooper "streets" line was weird shit...
  23. Boosh63

    At a loss with new skates...

    I have read that at lot of goalies ended up 1/8" sharper going to 3mm. Runner height aside for a sec, should I not feel a huge difference between 5/8" and 3/8's? I't seems as if there is very little difference in bite. I went from 5/8 to 9/16 to 1/2 to 3/8. I'm 5' 10" 190lbs and play somewhere between hybrid and true butterfly. I will switch to the stock LS3 steel and see. I was hoping to sell the stock set thinking the Step Steel was going to be it.
  24. coopaloop1234

    First W!!!!

    Congrats buddy. That first win is always something.
  25. You jest, but that was my issue that led to the owie. Wasn't square and took it on a weird angle while the C/A shifted from being untucked. I've had a few games since without any issues, hell even liking the C/A again. And yea, I've found out my ribs do an excellent job at dampening rebounds.
  26. Netnewbie

    First W!!!!

    Well after my first dismal but exhilarating year last year first game this year was the magic one. WE WON!!!! with me in net... it was actually a 2 for one because it was the 1st time i had less then 10 goals scored on me as well. Like I said in previous posts I have only started my first year last year and both loved an hated it the whole year. gotta learn how to move purposefully on the ground but other then that its coming slowly but surely. mad a few good positional saves and was happy with that so all in all it was a good game!!!!
  27. Adam Cooper

    Skate Insoles

    I just did a video on my first impressions of the new Hockey Carbon Superfeet I just purchased. So far I've just played in them for one game and they felt great. Still need to get a better long term feel. Honestly, before I never thought about upgrading my insoles. Now, when I get my next pair of skates that is one of the key things I'm going to look at. Check the video out to see how the superfeet compare to my other three sets of skates.
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