Bauer Vapor X600 Ice Hockey Skates - 2017 - Senior

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Bauer Vapor X600 Ice Hockey Skates - 2017 - Senior

Bauer Vapor X600 Ice Hockey Skates - 2017 - Senior is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 27.
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The Vapor X600 ice hockey skate by Bauer is packed with some elite-level features that will impress the performance-level, intermediate skater. Upgrades in the footbed, quarter package, and protective foams make the X600 a competitive offering at this price point.

  • Tuuk LightSpeed Edge holder for trigger-quick blade changes
  • TPR injected outsole for enhanced rigidity and efficient energy transfer
  • Fiber composite quarter package for lighter, stiffer performance
  • Foam center injected tongue for enhanced foot and lace bite protection
  • AnaForm interior ankle pads for thermoformable customization

The Vapor X600 features the Tuuk LightSpeed Edge holder—the most popular holder in the NHL right now, thanks to Tuuk’s innovative trigger system. This trigger system allows for ultra-quick blade changes, which means more time spent on the ice and less time on the bench fiddling with a skate. The holder is now 3 millimeters taller, allowing players even more edge maneuverability. Beneath it all are Tuuk’s Super Stainless Steel model blades.

The Tuuk holder joins an injected TPR outsole that includes a center indentation for enhanced stiffness and rigidity, allowing a more efficient transfer of energy. The TPR outsole supports the fiber composite quarter package—a big upgrade over the X500 quarter. This composite quarter is 25 grams lighter than the previous X600, making this year’s model both lighter weight and stiffer.

The boot features Vapor’s one-piece heel and ankle core designed to work with the X-rib design on the back of the boot, increasing its stiffness and adding support for better stability. The tongue in the X600 is a 40-ounce, two-piece white felt tongue with nice thickness, traditional in both fit and feel. It includes a thick strip of high-density foam down the center that protects the top of the foot and helps position the laces optimally to reduce lace bite.

The X600 interior features AnaForm ankle pads that are both thick and thermoformable. The foams and outer shell will bake for a fully customized fit and feel. The hydrophobic microfiber liner is soft to the touch and effectively wicks away moisture and sweat from the foot for dry comfort. The foot bed is an upgraded form-fit, molded EVA that promises thick support. Like all Vapor skates, the X600 is a low-volume skate, meaning it’s great for players with a narrow foot and a shallow heel.

The X600 is a nice combination of features and performance for the discerning intermediate, performance-level skater who appreciates some of the finer points in skate construction, but prefers not to shell out a lot of money for them.

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Weight:865 GramsWeight of the skate measured in Grams (Sr 8.0D, Jr 4.0D, Yth 12.0D).
Measured Product:8DThe specifications of the product used to measure weight.
Heat Moldable:YesImproves break-in time.
Holder:LightSpeed EDGEType of skate blade holder.
Runner:TUUK super stainlessType of skate blade.
Tongue Material:Anatomical 2-piece 40z felt with HD reinforcementType of material and design of the tongue.
Boot Construction:Fiber compositeType of material the product is primarily made of.
Liner:Hydrophobic microfiberType of inner liner material.
Outsole Construction:Clear injected TPUType of material the outsole is made of.
Footbed:FORM-FITType/Brand of footbed in each boot.
Warranty:Boot: 90 Days - Holder: 365 Days - Runner: 90 DaysPeriod of time the product is covered under a manufacturer's warranty.
Product Line:VaporThe product line within the brand.

Bauer Senior Hockey Skate Sizing Chart

Bauer Senior Hockey Skate Sizing Chart
Bauer Skate Size Shoe Size
U.S. Euro U.K.
6.0 7.5 40.5 6.5
6.5 8.0 41 7.0
7.0 8.5 42 7.5
7.5 9.0 42.5 8.0
8.0 9.5 43 8.5
8.5 10.0 44 9.0
9.0 10.5 44.5 9.5
9.5 11.0 45 10.0
10.0 11.5 45.5 10.5
10.5 12.0 46 11.0
11.0 12.5 47 11.5
11.5 13.0 47.5 12.0
12.0 13.5 48 12.5
12.5 14.0 48.5 13.0
13.0 14 49 13.5
14.0 15 50 14.5
15.0 16 51 15.5

Bauer Junior Hockey Skate Sizing Chart

Bauer Junior Hockey Skate Sizing Chart
Bauer Skate Size Shoe Size
U.S. Euro U.K.
1.0 2.0 33.5 1.5
1.5 2.5 34 2.0
2.0 3.0 35 2.5
2.5 3.5 35.5 3.0
3.0 4.0 36 3.5
3.5 4.5 36.5 4.0
4.0 5.0 37.5 4.5
4.5 5.5 38 5.0
5.0 6.0 38.5 5.5
5.5 6.5 39 6.0

hockey skate boot width; letters next to skate size; hockey skate width

SENIOR Hockey Skates
Senior hockey skates are sized to fit adults and full grown teenagers with a Men's US shoe size of 7 or greater.

JUNIOR Hockey Skates
Junior hockey skates are sized to fit kids in the range of approximately 8 to 12 years old with a US shoe size of 2 to 6.5.

YOUTH Hockey Skates
Youth hockey skates are sized to fit toddlers and young children in the age range of approximately 9 years old and younger with a US youth shoe size of 1.5 or smaller.

*Female Skaters*
The difference between men's shoes and women's shoes is 1.5 to 2 sizes. So, if you wear size 9 women's shoes, that translates to a men's size 7.5 or 7.0, which would put you in a size 6 senior hockey skate. More simply put, go 3 sizes down from your women's shoe size in order to find your hockey skate size.

Rated 5 out of 5 by from My son loves them! My son has been using these skates the past few weeks now and he really likes them. The first time he skated in them, he had some side foot pain, but since then he says they feel great. I was confident ordering them knowing Pure Hockey has a store not too far away and my plan was to return in person and have him try on other models if they didn't fit and feel just right. He had previously worn a Bauer Nexus skate and liked those, but I thought the Vapor might be even better as he has a pretty narrow foot. So far, they are working great!
Date published: 2018-01-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Mid-grade skate for average use I primarily skate with my kids and these were at the right price point to have the balance between performance, comfort, cost, and durability. Was a hockey player in HS and bought these hoping comfort was present for long and intense skating during adult games. Skates fit as expect, but they weren’t very comfortable on the first attempt nor sharp. Other reviews suggest 5 or more attempts to break in so I hope that’s the case because returns aren’t fun or easy with used products. The skates don’t come sharpened from the factory so plan ahead to have them sharpened before hitting the ice. I encourage people to try on skates at a brick and mortar store and then pull the trigger online.
Date published: 2019-12-18
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Decent skate but not good value These are nice skates as all Bauer skates are well made.... however I would say this price point doesn't make sense for Bauer. I had these skates for a few skates and the tongue was too thin for my liking making it kinda uncomfortable when tying the laces tight...If you are going to buy these you should just spend the extra 70 dollars and go with the x700. You get much better features with those with a thicker tongue, better steel and a nicer liner (overall way more comfort)...I feel like you don't get much for the over 300 dollars on the X600....
Date published: 2018-07-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great skate for beginners My son is 8 years old and just finished his first season of hockey. At first, watching him at practice, I thought that the skates might have messed up his stride after transferring from the basic youth Jetspeed's, but as the season went on he adjusted. Since this was his first season and I had already invested a lot of money into hockey, not knowing if he'd want to stay with it, I could justify spending $200 on a "good" skate. However, as the season progressed, he started to skate 3-4 times a week. The skates held up amazingly, but playing that much, I wish that I would have gone 2 steps higher and bought the x800's or even a version of Jetspeed's. (I have FT1's and Vapor 1x's and love them both.) Basically, if your child's sport of choice is hockey, they'll be playing year round. You'll probably want to buy a pair of x800's or high end Jetspeed's. It'll make learning the intricacies of skating easier and they'll be able to push the skates harder. But, if you're not 100% sure than these are perfect for you/your kid. They'll last and they'll hold value
Date published: 2019-03-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Blades One of the best buys I have ever made. Picked them up for less than half the original price on clearance. No fit issues from day one. Just put them on and played, no heat forming needed.(I'm old school anyway and like to break my blades in gradually.)Perform as well as any top end skate I've ever owned. Excellent level of stiffness around the ankle and foot. The holder and stainless steel blade are the NHL preferred LIghtspeed Edge combo. The steel holds it's edge very well for many games and the holder allow you to change out the blade on the bench during a game.Great lace bite protection on the well padded tongue and a plush interior liner that feels soft yet supportive. You couldn't get a nicer mid level skate on the market today, that performs like a higher level skate on the ice. I highly recommend this skate. I believe you can use it at any level of play and it will perform more than adequately for you.
Date published: 2018-12-28
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Everything was as agreed to. My son really likes the new skates. 2 weeks of hockey camp done. He feels like these skates improved his skating.
Date published: 2018-06-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I love these skates! I am so happy that I bought these skates. They are very light, they fit well, and they are so cool! The only minor problem (for me) is that they are difficult to tie tightly.
Date published: 2017-09-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great fit!! Tried the skate lab and it suggested these were the best fit. I can tell the difference. Very comfortable.
Date published: 2018-01-28
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Should vapor x600s be heated to form to the foot

Asked by: Montjeff1976
In regards the the Vapor X600 skate, yes they can be heat molded. If you are unable to get them heat molded, over time when you skate or just wear them on your feet, the warmth of your foot will slowly mold them to the shape of your foot.
Answered by: NateL
Date published: 2019-06-23

What's the return policy?

Asked by: Zman
Our returns policy can be found here:
Answered by: Nick W
Date published: 2017-12-31
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