OMG skateboard talk! Before the topic shifts.... the wheels and bushings on my old vert board from the late 80s are shot. Can I buy off the shelf stuff to replace them (getting back into skating) or have axle diameters/wheel diameters/whatever changed so much that I need to buy a whole new setup?
Fiberglass against torsion, top and bottom layers are 4mm birch plywood, center is 4mm poplar plywood. So it is:
It will be pretty stiff, but have a lively flex because of the fiberglass. Probably a bit on the heavy side, but that's no biggie.
friend of mine started making his own last fall:
My knives, etc.: http://crosstownoutdoors.wordpress.com/
"You have to admit it's a good looking heart attack." --Tradewater
You flockers probably just contributed to my demise.
I started shopping longboards around town and found a Gone-Out-Of-Business firesale.
I just gave the "I'll take it" on a Mirimar Natalie deck with Randal 150 longboard trucks and Abec 11 Big Zigs.
Guy's tossing in bearings and hardware for a complete build, and I'll be out the door at $100 cash.
Hope I did okay.
I'll be the old fat geek wearing a helmet.
Anyone have a double bit hatchet?
Dude. I saw the helmet cams at REI last night. Now I'm going to have the perfect excuse to get one.
How do you like that Moore? I just read a not so good review on one.
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