|: : I'll test them out within 2-3 weeks at landsdowne. And now I can use these skates for parks that are asphalt which might mess up my good wheels and then I can switch skates for the halfpipes. So I made these skates to save money on axel nuts lol?
: : So far they feel wide and square. I'm not sure I would like these type of wheels for bowls. Vert ramps would be fine! I like the skinny round wheels for tight bowls best so far.
: : : Very nice setup!!!!! With brand new Rainskate Tsunami for carving ditches?!!! yayaya!!! Please tell us how you like them!!
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: : : : I finished them, YIPPEE!!! Now I'm set for life. :-D I will shorten the bolts some cause they seem pretty close to the hanger if I put my trucks super loose. I cut down the tracker plates, trimmed up the heel, took out rivets, etc. No blood this time, just sore hands. The plastic in the sole was super hard so I didnt use any washers. I dont think it will pull through. The nuts I have for the mounting bolts arent the ones with rubber, but have these locking washers on them. They loosen some, should I change them? On my other skates I tighten them up once a month. If it squeaks I know to tighten them.
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: : : : The only problem I see is that one plate I centered a mm or 2 too far out compared to the other one. I guess it wont be a problem. Most places mount plates up to 4 mm to the inside which I hate cause then you feel like the skates are going to skate in. But I"m a perfectionist so I can see if I mess up a mm. Otherwise, rode them in the kitchen and they are awesome, feel perfect! These plates are 1/4" longer, OK for stability for street. I've got a double air pillow in these plus an insole that molds to your foot, so extra cushiony for jumping! These run wide so I could do this. :-D
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: : : : No, I didnt get any other work done yesterday lol.
: hey now thats a good ,well balanced set up.
: im sure youll improve more quickly and confidently with those 2 ferraris on your feet.
: perhaps down the track try green tsunamis, there harder and faster.
: well done, happy rolling , h.
I will love em! Now I just need my hip to heal real good. These will be my skates for rough surfaces, asphalt, ditches/rough concrete like landsdown (built in the 70s), streets, etc., so these skates will have softer wheels. I'm loving the cockroaches for hard wheels, so far my favorite! I'm happy that now I can ride similar set ups, should help me out I think!