Introduction

All ice skates need to be sharpened in order for the user to properly skate on ice. Over time, sharpening wears down the steel that makes up the blade to the point of needing to be replaced. Blades on an ice skate can also break which causes them to need replacing. This guide will show you how to replace the steel blade on CCM ice skates.

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No parts required.

  1. Place  the palm of one hand over the laces at the middle of the skate boot.
    • Place the palm of one hand over the laces at the middle of the skate boot.

    • Close that palm and firmly grasp the skate.

    • Use the other hand to grab and remove any skate guard.

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  2. Place the heel/back portion of the skate on the table.
    • Place the heel/back portion of the skate on the table.

    • Firmly grasp the toe of the skate with one hand.

    • Insert the flat head screwdriver from a multi-tool into the groove of the first screw and hold.

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    • Using multi-tool pliers, grab hold of the fastener on the other side of the first screw.

    • Turn the flat head screwdriver in a counter clockwise rotation until it is loose.

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    • Remove the loosened screw from the white plastic blade holder.

    • Insert the screwdriver into the fastener and apply pressure to remove the fastener.

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    • Place the heel/back portion of the skate on the table.

    • Firmly grasp the toe of the skate with one hand.

    • Insert the flat head screwdriver from a multi-tool into the groove of the second screw and hold.

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    • Using multi-tool pliers, grab hold of the fastener on the other side of the second screw.

    • Turn the flat head screwdriver in a counter clockwise rotation until it is loose.

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    • Remove the loosened screw from the white plastic blade holder.

    • Insert the screwdriver into the fastener and apply pressure to remove the fastener.

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    • Wrap a hand in a cloth towel.

    • Pinch the two flat sides of the metal blade between the thumb and index finger.

    • Do not touch the bottom or edges of the blade.

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    • Apply pressure to the sides of the blade with your fingers.

    • Slowly pull the blade upward.

    • To avoid injury, do not pull the blade up in one quick motion.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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