ation with a moderate mid curve, closed toe. I play defense and have been considering the ccm octo-gun 40 or 50 (tavares). Buying online and reading reviews makes narrowing down selections tough, I hate to spend over 120 bucks on a stick but also don’t want to go too far down from the stick I was using.
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There appear to be lots of them on ebay… here’s one http://cgi.ebay.com/Easton-Synergy-Elite-Pro-Stock-Hockey-Stick-LH-Staal_W0QQitemZ270515680239QQcmdZViewItemQQimsxZ20100116?IMSfp=TL100116235001r21433

http://www.nextag.com/easton-synergy-stick/compare-html

if you are comfortable with that stick you may wish to buy as many as the budget will allow you till you settle on one that works better for your needs. check out what tomas kaberly uses…. use horrid spelling of his name

robert

## How to Identify and Resolve Common Issues ?

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The hockey stick identity gets its name by how it is represented in Pascal`s triangle. In Pascal`s triangle, the sum of the elements in a diagonal line starting with 1 is equal to the next element down diagonally in the opposite direction. Circling these elements creates a “hockey stick” shape: 1 + 3 + 6 + 10 = 20.
(a) Any player whose stick is broken must drop his stick prior to participating in the play. A player or goalkeeper shall be allowed reasonable time to be aware that the stick is broken. A minor penalty for an equipment violation shall be assessed for participating in play with a broken stick.
Remember, too, you may want to replace a stick when it`s not broken—it may have lost its stiffness, its pop. When a stick feels “whippy” or weak in shooting or passing, many players will buy a new stick because the old one isn`t performing like it should. It`s worn out—a factor that a novice may not even notice.
Dropping a stick because it is broken. Simply, it is illegal to play with a broken stick. If a player is caught using a broken stick it is a 2 minute minor penalty. Therefore, if a player has his stick broken they must immediately drop the stick to the ice and discontinue using it.
Crosby Curve (P29)

This Hockey Stick Blade is one of the most popular in the game today and features a deep mid-curve allowing for great stickhandling and puck control.

The line connecting the data points resembles the shape of a hockey stick. The term is often used to describe what happens when a startup finds its market niche and market conditions are positive. This term is also used in the sciences when plotted data follows the same trend.
With the repeated work of shooting the puck and intense stick handling, the energy can weaken or damage the tendons or their tunnels at the wrist. One of the tendons at the wrist that is more vulnerable to issues is the ECU (Extensor Carpi Ulnaris) tendon at the dorsal and ulnar corner of the wrist (Figure 1).
A composite stick MAY last longer then a wood stick but can break just as quickly. The bottom line is hockey is a rough sport and sticks are going to break. In fact, they HAVE to break for safety reasons alone.
The feel and performance increase with the price and the weight and durability tend to decrease.
Basically what makes them so expensive is the materials they are made out of. Modern composites are made from combinations of graphite, carbon fiber, fiberglass and/or Kevlar. The combination or omissions of materials is what effects the price.
This is usually due to the continued beating the blade takes on the ice. The constant force on the blade during a game, whether it is slap shots, stick pounding or just maneuvering the puck across the ice, weakens the blade through constant contact with the ice.
Hockey sticks do not break easily. If you pick up a stick and try to bend it and break it, you will not be able to break the wood shaft very easily. Although it happens in most NHL games, it is actually difficult to break a stick.
THE P28 CURVE

This blade`s toe curve and open face make it a great option for players who play the game with the puck on the toe of their stick. Ideal for quick playmaking, the P28 is on its way to becoming a top-selling pattern.

Most noticeably stars like Ovechkin, Doughty or Getzlaf are using what has become known as the Open Toe (P28 in most brands) pattern. Just like everything else in hockey when people see success they try to emulate it, and elite players have flocked to the open toe. The open toe is built for a quick release.
PRO8 (ST: Ovechkin Pro) – G63 (405 G) – Pro Stock Hockey Stick – Right – Pro Stock Hockey Sticks.
First, players may tape their stick to protect it from wear, tear, and damage. Secondly, players tape their sticks to change how the stick feels and how the player handles it. Lastly, taping a hockey stick can change the control and interaction between the stick and the puck.
As a general rule, the length of a hockey stick should be from the ice – to between the sternum/above the armpits and below the chin of the player.
The general rule is that the end of a proper length stick should come to about the nose. However, if the player`s skates are on, the stick should come up to the chin.
Lower back pain, simple muscle strains and herniated disks are among the most frequently encountered injuries in hockey, and can potentially lead to something more serious. The largest number of back injuries in hockey occur in the lumbar, or lower, spinal region.
The weight of an Ice Hockey Stick is 14.64-16.75 oz (415-475 g).
USA Hockey 2021-25 Official Rules of Ice Hockey

(b) A team may have up to four Team Officials on the players` bench. Only players in uniform and properly rostered Team Officials may occupy the players` bench.

The extreme cold is changing the properties of the pucks and sticks, causing the materials to become very brittle. When the properties change, the failure of a puck is more like glass than rubber.
Not only has he spent extra time after practice working with the likes of Mitch Marner and Connor Brown, but Marleau`s tried to educate a few others on the tools of his trade. Former Sharks teammate Joe Thornton is believed to be the only other NHLer currently using a two-piece stick.
Some players prefer lighter sticks because they are easier to handle and move around on the ice. Others choose a stick with more weight because it helps to build up strength while using it and can be tougher for opponents to lift off the ice. Using a heavier stick also allows for more power on your shots.

My basketball hoop broke and I have a pole cemented in the ground. Can you buy just the hoop/backboard itself and attach to the pole or do I have to cut the pole and start over?
ANSWER : Sorry I know nothing about basketball but it seems a crying shame to cut down the pole even if you can’t find a replacement hoop and board.

I have faced many similar things and I find remembering the wise old saying “in order to get the right answer it is important to first ask the right question”…

I suggest you ask around those who should know such things – the coach at the local schools, local teams. If you don’t get satisfaction then why not ask your local repair shop or fabricator if they can make what you need at a reasonable cost.

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ANSWER : Get to the manufacturer

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I bought the Knoxx adjustable stock for my mossberg 500. The forend that comes with it is realy nice and Ide like to use it, but the end nut will not reach the threads. Do i need to buy a new adapter nut that is longer to secure my forend ? I saw one for sale by houge but wasnt sure if that would work on the knoxx forend ?? I realy like the forend sent by knoxx, would be a shame not to use it. What a waste to give that nice piece away and not give the adapter to use it ?? Thanks Noel
ANSWER : That forearm is designed for the 7 5/8″ slide action tube. I’m guessing yours is the 6 1/2″ slide action tube. Take the forearm off your tube and measure it with a ruler. From the very back edge of the action bar collar….that round part the bars are pinned to….all the way to the front edge of the threads. If yours is a 6 1/2″, the Hogue adapter won’t work. You’ll need to buy a new slide action tube. That Hogue adapter is meant to let you use the Hogue rubber coated forearm on your standard sized tube….the Hogue rubber forearm is a hair longer than the standard tube. It won’t give you the length to make up the entire shorter tube length. If you’re handy with a dremel, you could go adapter plus a bit of careful cutting but I won’t suggest you do it if you aren’t certain of your skills.

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I have a Scuba Pro X650a regulator. After having the unit serviced this winter I used it last month for the first time in St. Croix.

The first day of diving went fine. However, as the week progressed I noticed that when taking in a breath the regulator continued to trickle air at a very small rate. While not enough to be concerned about safety at this point it has become an annoyance both from the fact that bubbles continue to trickle past my ears and air usage has increased. This is an intermittent problem.

I had it looked at by 2 certified Scuba Pro Dive shops and they could not find anything wrong with it though one did lower the first stage pressure just to a bit to see if that would work. I also cycled the control lever position for “dive” and “surface” intervals to ensure that there were no sticking problems.

It does appear that the problem is intermittent and that it only occurs when the regulator is under water.

In addition is there a diagram in which I can use to troubleshoot this problem?

NOTE: this version of the X650 was not on the recall list of Scuba Pro.

Any help would be appreciated.

Stephen

ANSWER : Strangely enough I had the exact same problem with mine.. I’m in the caribbean I love diving and spear gun fishing.. I had one of these a year ago with the same issue I actually wound up increasing the pressure to get it to work.. It wasnt muc use cause my air ran out at a faster rate. Was never able to fix ,, A buddy of mine had the same issue ,, wound up replacing the swivle vale and this helped for a week and then back to the same old .. I then changed to the Aqualung Mikron Regulator had no issues and it works great .. Quite frankly I think we had bad ones here but I’m not sure where you got yours. If you wish you can replace the swivle valve (most likely cause) but I’ll just change the unit and get another..

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I have purchased three 750-watt power inverters in the last three weeks. They have all failed to work on the second or third use. The first two were the same brand. I replaced an old one that ran for several years. I am using it to run a 4.7 amp 120-volt vacuum cleaner motor that pumps up my air dock. I have it connected directly with marine cable to one of the boat batteries. The battery outputs about 12.8 volts DC. The fuses don?t blow, just No Output. I am using a three-wire 120-volt extension cord and am, wired neutral, hot and ground to the AC motor vial an on/off switch. The motor works fine when I run house power with an extension cord from the dock next to me. Could I be, just unlucky with new inverters and need to buy a forth one?
ANSWER : The problem may be that the inverter is undersized for the load. Is the 4.7 Amp rating the motor peak draw or the nominal one. What I mean is that it takes many times more power to start start the motor than when the motor is running. Typically it is 3 to 7 times more amps to start the motor than when it is running. It could be that starting the vacumm cleaner is stressing the inverter and it is causing it to fail prematurely. If you can find out the locked rotor current draw of the motor, the that would be the mininum size of the inverter.

Also, the type of inverter will make a difference on how the motor operates. A modified sine wave will make the motor run hotter than a pure sine wave inverter. Hope this helps.

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My swimming pool. I have just had my fifth IC 40 Intellichlor chlorine generator installed in 4 years at a cost of over \$900 today. Each one has worked for no more than 8 months. The first three were replaces under three year warranty, the fourth by a factory rep and I bought the fifth today. The first three all failed with Flow Chk PCB error message. The fourth just stopped working on Sunday, no power or lights. A local Pentair warranty person, whom I paid a Service Call, unplugged the unit, opened the small power center cover, showed me the green light indicating that there was power, plugged in a new IC 40 which worked immediately (as did the other four). I asked if I should replace the power center and he said that it’s basically just a transformer and is working fine. We do get occasional power blips that make the clocks on microwaves, etc blink, but I thought that the power center essentially isolates the cell from these. I do have a Florida Power and Light surge protector on the electrical box that brings power into the house. I have now talked to the pool builder, two Pentair warranty repairmen and one factory rep. I am at a loss. They all tell me they have no idea why these units fail after less than a year. This last IC 40 was installed 3/24/2010, version 2.0 and now failed in less than 5 months. Should I replace the power center that the IC 40 plugs into. Any other suggestions. I have been told that this is the best chlorinator. I don’t want to keep replacing units. By the way, each unit had been spotless inside. I keep the water chemicals and salt levels at ideal levels. The units have never worked long enough to get dirty inside. The power center is connected to an Intellitouch control system outside with an indoor control panel. Last time I called Pentair North Carolina and got some smart alec tech person that had no suggestions. Please Help if you can.
ANSWER : I’ve had the same experiance. On my fifth one as well. Fail every year. No idea why.

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2004 KAWASAKI KXF250
ANSWER : Try a new plug sometimes a plug will not fire under compression. also adj the valves

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