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tidewaterice.com Going Out of Business
« on: March 02, 2015, 08:48:00 AM »
I hate to see any figure skating pro shop go out of business, sigh. 

http://www.tidewaterice.com/mds%20faq.htm

They usually have competitive prices on blades, tights and equipment. 

I would call to make sure the item's in stock and that your order goes through if you do it online.
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Re: tidewaterice.com Going Out of Business
« Reply #1 on: March 02, 2015, 09:46:44 AM »
First Rainbo, now Tidewater..... :(

I hope this can turn around sometime and we get good shops in again.

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Re: tidewaterice.com Going Out of Business
« Reply #2 on: March 05, 2015, 09:38:00 AM »
I ordered from them a few days ago, got an invoice that (thankfully) I printed, but I never got any sort of confirmation email. I emailed them and haven't heard back.


Anyone else having this issue?

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Re: tidewaterice.com Going Out of Business
« Reply #3 on: March 05, 2015, 01:47:22 PM »
It's a shame to see more and more skate businesses go out of business.

I notice they are selling their sharpening machines too, if anyone wants to buy such.

Pro shops are a service industry, and personal contacts are very important. AFAICT, their website provides no address, and no phone. Just email. Perhaps that has contributed. Anyone know where they are?

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Re: tidewaterice.com Going Out of Business
« Reply #4 on: March 10, 2015, 09:04:01 PM »
Did you end up hearing from them?  I ordered from them and got a Priority Mail tracking number (sent out today). 

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Re: tidewaterice.com Going Out of Business
« Reply #5 on: March 11, 2015, 06:26:05 PM »
I did. Unfortunately they sent the wrong lace length (I double checked my receipt). So I have to email them back about that...

On the plus side, the pants came, but I'm going to sell them because I thought they'd be polar fleece INSIDE, but they're polar fleece on the outside and a weird material on the inside. It's a mondor pant and I expected it to be similar to the polar fleece lined ones in my pro shop. It's not. :(

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Re: tidewaterice.com Going Out of Business
« Reply #6 on: March 14, 2015, 01:29:14 PM »

I did. Unfortunately they sent the wrong lace length (I double checked my receipt). So I have to email them back about that...

On the plus side, the pants came, but I'm going to sell them because I thought they'd be polar fleece INSIDE, but they're polar fleece on the outside and a weird material on the inside. It's a mondor pant and I expected it to be similar to the polar fleece lined ones in my pro shop. It's not. :(

Which pant style did you order? I was looking at a pair from them and wasn't sure if i should order them in case they weren't what I was expecting!
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Re: tidewaterice.com Going Out of Business
« Reply #7 on: March 15, 2015, 09:34:51 AM »
Mondor Black Lightweight Polartec Heel Cover Leggings - 2403


 The photo doesn't make them look like they were fleece on the outside, and no description I have found has said so either :( The over the boot part is elastic, too.

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Re: tidewaterice.com Going Out of Business
« Reply #8 on: March 16, 2015, 10:38:33 PM »
Ok, thanks for the info! Do you think Mondor pants run true to size?
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