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So after a long wait, here is my first ever Bauer setup. I considered the totalONEs when i was younger and went with P4s instead. I'm kinda glad I waited for these This is the white/blue/red col

Dear mods: can this thread be moved to the “goalie seeking goalie” thread? Coops and bunny (and maybe some other lucky keeps playing for keeps) will be better served by a dedicated thread.  Good

You actually didn't mention that at all. Not in your history of posting here at least lol. And many members here are in top of the line Bauer's (myself included) and haven't had a crack. Sounds m

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In all seriousness it is just a preference thing.  it's really just the outside calf wrap that looks odd to me.  When it's all black, it just looks too street hockey for me.  I don't mind the black for the inside base color, up and down the leg channel like the Lefevre designs, just not on the outside calf/knee wraps.  I noticed a lot of the pros have a white base for some reason (maybe it's just bc a lot of them use the 1x strapping), and it got me thinking why its not available on the Bauer website customizer.  If anyone knows the answer, let me know!

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18 minutes ago, Goalline said:

  I noticed a lot of the pros have a white base for some reason (maybe it's just bc a lot of them use the 1x strapping), and it got me thinking why its not available on the Bauer website customizer.  If anyone knows the answer, let me know!

Because we're not important enough.

The pros are a marketing tool, they'll make pads however they want just to get air time in the show.

Plus, the economies of scale to constantly do custom orders for Joe Schmo doesn't make sense for them on a production level. So they limit the amount of custom options in order to effectively and quickly pump out pads.

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To @coopaloop1234 's point, it's probably just an extension of the decision to not let you mix and match any colour combos you want.  One less thing to have to switch over on the production line.  It sucks, but when you've had huge issues delivering other aspects of the gear, you take the gains you can get.

It used to be an option on the 1S customizer.  Not sure if you ordered from somewhere with real good relationships with reps if you could push for it still.  They don't have any local shops building pro orders anymore right?  I could see it being a no go if they just didn't have white materials off-shore, but somebody has it somewhere.

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Hey, need some help finding a curve for a Bauer stick. Looking to improve my stick handling and the Justin peters pro returns I have aren't cutting it. The pattern is close to a wedge/rask. Looking for a Bauer curve that can help me elevate the puck or just improve stickplay. If anyone can help me out that would be great :)

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3 hours ago, a_miller01 said:

Hey, need some help finding a curve for a Bauer stick. Looking to improve my stick handling and the Justin peters pro returns I have aren't cutting it. The pattern is close to a wedge/rask. Looking for a Bauer curve that can help me elevate the puck or just improve stickplay. If anyone can help me out that would be great :)

What model bauer stick do you want? 

If it’s 2S Pro, you’re limited to P31

Pro Skate Goal has P34 in 2S Reg 

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On 10/3/2018 at 10:23 PM, TheGoalNet said:

What model bauer stick do you want? 

If it’s 2S Pro, you’re limited to P31

Pro Skate Goal has P34 in 2S Reg 

2s or 1s doesn't specifically matter, just wanna hear some thoughts on different curves and other people's experience with their curves.

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1 hour ago, itis121 said:

Is it possible to bend back the finger curl on a 1x glove due to the curve in it? Or it's something I can get Factory Mad to fix?

That's part of the Factory MAD process, or it can be if you ask for it. That's one of the things he will do in addition to a floating skate lace T to make it flappy. Check out his instagram to see how it looks. I assume PAW could do the same thing.

An alternative would be to use a 1s/2s glove which presents more open to the shooter. IMO opening up the 1x negates all the advantages of the 1x in the first place (namely, puck handling and puck security when covering, plus finger leverage on closure). But I suppose if you're in love with that break angle, it's an option. 

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1 hour ago, goalieThreeOne said:

That's part of the Factory MAD process, or it can be if you ask for it. That's one of the things he will do in addition to a floating skate lace T to make it flappy. Check out his instagram to see how it looks. I assume PAW could do the same thing.

An alternative would be to use a 1s/2s glove which presents more open to the shooter. IMO opening up the 1x negates all the advantages of the 1x in the first place (namely, puck handling and puck security when covering, plus finger leverage on closure). But I suppose if you're in love with that break angle, it's an option. 

Dennis over at Factory Mad can definitely do it. In fact I had to just about talk him out of doing mine when he was going in to replace a broken cuff.

Pretty sure Sara over at PAW isn’t doing any further repair work like this. She’ll make accessories etc and build you a new set of her own... but no luck on that sort of thing. 

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3 hours ago, goalieThreeOne said:

An alternative would be to use a 1s/2s glove which presents more open to the shooter. IMO opening up the 1x negates all the advantages of the 1x in the first place (namely, puck handling and puck security when covering, plus finger leverage on closure). But I suppose if you're in love with that break angle, it's an option. 

ya just got the glove and just finished a game with it. I noticed that the curl did help with puck handling but was a bit too excessive on finger actuation. Just opening it up a bit will make the similar to what I'm use too.

2 hours ago, BadAngle41 said:

Dennis over at Factory Mad can definitely do it. In fact I had to just about talk him out of doing mine when he was going in to replace a broken cuff.

Pretty sure Sara over at PAW isn’t doing any further repair work like this. She’ll make accessories etc and build you a new set of her own... but no luck on that sort of thing. 

It was a prostock glove w/ a supreme finger protection and cuff. Ill see what my skate shop can do, the glove was cheap but came with a rip on the T.

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ward in 1x skinned as 2s pads? I think curv is only in the vapor pads and the poron is only in the supremes.

you can see by the across the knee strap the curv logo

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@Max27 Curv is in both lines, but you're right, the Vapor's are the ones with the logo beside the knee cradle.  Supremes have the triangle at the top of the thigh rise.

There are a few goalies in what look like much more than just 2S pads with Vapor strapping.  I think Ward had Vapors skinned as Supremes last season too.  I wonder why they wouldn't just have them in 1/2X.  Player likes the graphic better?  Bauer wants more even representation of the lines in the public eye?

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47 minutes ago, Mroy31 said:

@Max27 Curv is in both lines, but you're right, the Vapor's are the ones with the logo beside the knee cradle.  Supremes have the triangle at the top of the thigh rise.

There are a few goalies in what look like much more than just 2S pads with Vapor strapping.  I think Ward had Vapors skinned as Supremes last season too.  I wonder why they wouldn't just have them in 1/2X.  Player likes the graphic better?  Bauer wants more even representation of the lines in the public eye?

they skin it to promote the new pads. they do it in their player gear too. I.E Patrick Kane uses a total one stick skinned as a 1x lite to promote the stick even if he doesnt like it.

And youre right, for a part of last year ward had 1x w 2s graphic. Not sure abt the blocker bc if i remember right when he used vapors his blocker didnt have binding. likely a 1s.

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Anybody have any experience with chest protector sizing between the Vaughn V7 and the Bauer vapor 1x. I am currently in a large Vaughn and it fits well enough other than the arms being a tad long. According to the hockey shop sizing chart the Xl Bauer has shorter arms then the large Vaughn and is only half an inch longer in the chest. I don’t have anywhere nearby to try on a 1x so the hockey shop sizing chart is the best thing I’ve seen as far as comparisons go. 

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