CCM Tacks 552

DEFINITION: CCM Tacks 552 is a popular ice hockey skate model designed and manufactured by CCM (formerly known as Reebok-CCM Hockey).

1. What are the key features of CCM Tacks 552?
– CCM Tacks 552 features a durable synthetic leather upper, reinforced ankle support, and a comfortable foam liner. It also includes a stainless steel runner for excellent blade performance.

2. Is CCM Tacks 552 suitable for beginners?
– Yes, CCM Tacks 552 is a great option for beginners. Its enhanced ankle support and comfortable fit make it easier for new players to adapt to skating.

3. Can I bake CCM Tacks 552 to improve the fit?
– Yes, CCM Tacks 552 can be heat-molded for a custom fit. Baking the skates improves comfort and helps to eliminate any pressure points.

4. Are the blades replaceable on CCM Tacks 552?
– Yes, the blades on CCM Tacks 552 are replaceable. You can swap out the stainless steel runners if they become dull or damaged.

5. Are CCM Tacks 552 suitable for narrow or wide feet?
– CCM Tacks 552 is designed to accommodate a wide range of foot widths. However, it is recommended to try them on or consult with a professional to ensure the best fit for your specific foot shape.

6. Can CCM Tacks 552 be used for other ice sports besides hockey?
– While CCM Tacks 552 is primarily designed for ice hockey, some players may find them suitable for other ice sports such as figure skating or recreational ice skating.

7. How do I properly maintain CCM Tacks 552?
– To maintain CCM Tacks 552, it is important to regularly dry them after each use and keep them in a cool, dry place. Wiping the blades clean after skating and periodically sharpening them will also help to prolong their performance.