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Old 10-29-2015, 07:21 PM   #2926
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Interesting.
I loved my Nexus 1000. It was very easy to shoot but when I switched to my Vapor APX2, same flex same length, the APX2 felt a lot stiffer.

Not sure about the new nexus sticks, but the 1000's shaft is concave on all 4 sides while the APX2 is concave on 2 and convex on the other 2 which makes it feel a little girthy. Unfortunately I have small hands.
the new 1N has that "sweet spot" tech..closest to the G3
I can say this, the 82flx Ovie stick I've been using feels less shift in the middle

its also a different carbon weave than the new bauer stuff
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Old 11-10-2015, 04:08 PM   #2927
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Anyone know where I can pick up an electric hockey/sport equipment drying rack?
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Anyone know where I can pick up an electric hockey/sport equipment drying rack?
Costco, Sportchek, The Hockey Shop
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You can also diy if you feel like it. Just some pvc, drill some holes, and a small fan to blow air through the pvc pipes. There were some cool designs floating around online.

Mind end up cheaper than getting a Rocket Dryer or that one they sell at Sport Chek.
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You can also diy if you feel like it. Just some pvc, drill some holes, and a small fan to blow air through the pvc pipes. There were some cool designs floating around online.

Mind end up cheaper than getting a Rocket Dryer or that one they sell at Sport Chek.
Thats the one. Rocket.
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Old 11-11-2015, 10:21 AM   #2931
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Cyclone Taylor has them. I think they were $99.
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Old 11-13-2015, 06:24 PM   #2932
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Cyclone Taylor has them. I think they were $99.
Thanks ordered one off CT, 125 shipped.
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Hockey Drying Rack Hockey Equipment - Cyclone Taylor

edit. NVM you wanted the rocket dryer.
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Old 11-16-2015, 01:18 AM   #2935
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I'm a big fan of the rocket dryer. Very simple design, easy to pack and go. Lightweight yet durable. I've had mine for 3 years now. Not a single issue.
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Any place locally to get a moulded mouth guard instead of the $40 ones at sportchek?
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Any place locally to get a moulded mouth guard instead of the $40 ones at sportchek?
As in off-the-shelf?

Aside from your local dentist, there's no other local options for a moulded mouth guard.

If you're looking for a thinner option but cheaper than getting a custom one, check out SISU:

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Looking to move a a pair of mint med Rbz pants and new right hand apx2. Pm me if interested
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local.. i went here: PROtectGuards | PROtect Custom Mouthguards | Vancouver BC
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Care to offer a testimonial? It's almost enough cash to go to a dentist to get one done there, so if it's close I'd be very intrigued.

FYI I think you can get SISU at The Hockey Shop. Just to the right of the skates.
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does anyone have a TA coupon for skate sharpening? havent sharpened my skates in almost 2 yrs, its starting to show on the ice
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Care to offer a testimonial? It's almost enough cash to go to a dentist to get one done there, so if it's close I'd be very intrigued.
it's local in surrey, super easy process. took two visits. one for molding and one for final fitting. i think mine ended up coming out to be $100, they had a special at the time. (i got a black mouthguard with a set of sharp/shark teeth)

it fits great
a little bulky (not as bulky as trying to use an adult size boil/bite)
-they might be able to make it a little less bulky. i think mine had extra protection.. forgot..
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custom graphic on it looks sick lol

if you have dental coverage at work then that might end up being the way to go (not too sure how all that works).


previous to this i used a boil/bite which i didn't really have a problem with but the fit wasn't all that great. since i lost mine and was going to spend 40-50 again. i ended up getting a custom one

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Thanks for that! I too use a boil/bite that I don't have any issues with. Actually I like it a lot, but it's getting a bit long in the tooth. I can't justify a custom from a dentist as I play more goalie than player, but I had no idea a place like this existed locally. I'll definitely give them a look when I need a new guard.
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got a couple cracks on my bauer 9900 helmet so decided to get a new one.. ended up pulling trigger on the bauer reakt. 215.99 but used the TA coupon got it for 200ish after tax. still pretty pricey but its so comfy!
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got a couple cracks on my bauer 9900 helmet so decided to get a new one.. ended up pulling trigger on the bauer reakt. 215.99 but used the TA coupon got it for 200ish after tax. still pretty pricey but its so comfy!
You can always price adjust once there's a f&f sale and then use TA coupon on top.
Will save you an extra $50+
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I was thinking about that but i dont think they doing a fnf sale anytime
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got a couple cracks on my bauer 9900 helmet so decided to get a new one.. ended up pulling trigger on the bauer reakt. 215.99 but used the TA coupon got it for 200ish after tax. still pretty pricey but its so comfy!
agreed. i got the reakt too. and have a big asian head. fits like a dream unlike the 4500
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