Author Topic: Why woul dnew skates be already sharpened?  (Read 665 times)

Leif

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Why woul dnew skates be already sharpened?
« on: November 21, 2016, 10:22:48 AM »
I bought some hockey skates at a shop I'll not name for the moment, and they were already sharpened. Sadly the sharpening was bad for some reason, and after 10 hours of skating much worse than normal, I had them resharpened and they are now good. I have since discovered that new skates have flat (unsharpened) blades. Why would they be sharpened already? I've also learnt that the skater chooses the radius of hollow, so a shop would not sharpen skates prior to sale since they do not know which RoH to grind.

My only guess is that someone returned skates after purchase, and in effect I bought secondhand ones. Thoughts?