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Old March 18th, 2011, 03:07 AM   #1
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After replacing the stock liner my son likes his Valo EB Pros.

His remaining issue is the weight of his size 14 skates. Any suggestions on drilling/cutting down the boot to reduce weight?

Have looked online but am unable to find replacment skins for these skates. After months at the rink and skate park they are begining to look ratty and the skates will never be white again. Any sources?
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Old March 18th, 2011, 06:02 AM   #2
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You need the magic eraser. Someone else will have to help you with the weight issue problem.

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Old March 19th, 2011, 06:01 PM   #3
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After replacing the stock liner my son likes his Valo EB Pros.

His remaining issue is the weight of his size 14 skates. Any suggestions on drilling/cutting down the boot to reduce weight?
I also wore size 14's before I had to retire from skating unfortunately. You can drill all the holes you want in them but it will have no real impact on the weight of the skates. They're just friggin big and heavy. Goes with having big feet.


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Have looked online but am unable to find replacement skins for these skates. After months at the rink and skate park they are begining to look ratty and the skates will never be white again. Any sources?
Aggressivemall.com may have skins that will fit but not that particular colour.
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Old March 20th, 2011, 04:17 AM   #4
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Demitri skated USD Legacy skates for a long time and they are notoriously heavy. He can also get on really high obstacles.
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Old March 20th, 2011, 12:43 PM   #5
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I also wore size 14's before I had to retire from skating unfortunately. You can drill all the holes you want in them but it will have no real impact on the weight of the skates. They're just friggin big and heavy. Goes with having big feet.




Aggressivemall.com may have skins that will fit but not that particular colour.

I can vouch for this. I think valo's are just heavy. I only skate Razors, and I love my 5 pound boots.

Slimline, or featherlite frames will help a bit.
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Old March 23rd, 2011, 12:25 PM   #6
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There are alot of people out there that Toe cut the boots basically cut the end cap of the skate off. Not sure how much weight that would reduce but i always considered it not worth it due to the loss of protection.
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