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Recreational Figure Skating FAQ - Appendix 1

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Appendix 1: Commonly available blades

CAPTION: Commonly available blades, rocker radius, radius of hollow
(from fabric) and manufacturer suggested retail price (in US $)

Model Manufacturer Radius (ft.) ROH (in.) Price Comments
Dance blades
Coronation Dance Wilson 7 5/8 175
Super Dance 99 Wilson 8 5/8 355
MK Dance MK 7 5/16 355
Ascend Ultima 8 7/16 330 400 in gold
Freedom John Watts 8 5/16 375 Rounded tail
Dance John Watts 8 5/16 325
Sabre ISE 8 285
Synchronized skating blades
Wilson Precision Wilson 8 5/8 160
Team Precision MK 7 7/16 137
Vision Syncro MK 7 5/16 168
Synchro Ultima 8 7/16 120
Synchro Plus Ultima 8 7/16
Freestyle and all-purpose blades
Beginner
Double star MK 7 7/16 50
Fiesta 21 MK 7 5/16 40
Majestic Wilson 7 5/8 110
Jubilee Wilson 7 3/4 77
Mirage Ultima 8 7/16 55
Sterling ICE 8 55
Intermediate - Advanced
Coronation Ace Wilson 7 5/8 166 198 with K-pick
Coronation Comet Wilson 8.5 5/8 235
Professional MK 7 7/8 159 189 with K-pick
Vision(former Vantage) MK 7 7/8 276
Protege Ultima 8 7/16 129
Legacy Ultima 8 7/16 150
Olympic John Watts 8 7/16 255 345 side honed,tapered
Classic John Watts 7.5 7/16 165
Stealth ISE 8 140
Advanced - Elite
Pattern 99 Wilson 8 5/8 346 384 with K-pick
Gold Seal+ Wilson 8 1/2 474 514 with K-pick
Gold Star* MK 7 7/8 389 489 with K-pick
Phantom Special^ MK 7 7/8 370
Phantom* MK 7 7/8 355 393 with K-pick
Freestyle Ultima 8 7/16 345 400 in gold
Elite Ultima 8 7/16 300
Evolution John Watts 8 7/16 495
Freedom John Watts 8 7/16 375 Rounded tail
Solitaire John Watts 8 7/16 325 415 side honed,tapered
Storm-Gold ISE 8 325 Chrome finish also available

+Side honed
* Tapered
^ Dove-tail edge
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