|: Well, I'll check into plastic shops but they do make containers for food, etc. that is flexible plastic I can get at the dollar store.
If this is the stuff tupper boxes are made from, I think it is too thin.
: Or do you think I should just buy the leather toe guards?
Leather could be quite OK. One advantage would be that it is easy to work with. Once I tried another material which was similar to shoe soles. That didn't hold up very long, though.
: Thats why nowadays I dont experiment much even though I love making stuff with my hands. It can get costly with the mistakes.
Still cheaper than artistic roller skating or winter sports.
The krypto 70 really are great wheels for cruising the street and for downhill. But as you say, you can't do it in MD.