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    I'm just trying to understand the relevance of...

    I'm just trying to understand the relevance of smoking weed to a review of skateboard trucks... Is there a mitigating factors that I've missed out on?

    I'm also not sure what netiquette I've...
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    I really don't know what to make of this post......

    I really don't know what to make of this post... Why should I give a fuck that you smoke weed? Are you trying to establish how cool you are?
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    You can definitely spec a board for stg100... I...

    You can definitely spec a board for stg100... I specked a board for you on skate warehouse (see attachment) and actually quite a good setup... even has Indy trucks.

    Much better than the standard...
  4. Thread: Size

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    You'll be grand... but on the other hand, you...

    You'll be grand... but on the other hand, you could use it as an excuse to get new trucks...
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    I have a tweed jacket

    I have a tweed jacket
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    No offence children... but anyone who wants to...

    No offence children... but anyone who wants to can be a skater... All you need is a skateboard.

    You as a group can complain about them not being as good as you, not skating as much as you, not...
  7. Powell Peralta do shaped decks... And all the...

    Powell Peralta do shaped decks... And all the plastic bits to accessorise it like rails etc.

    http://powell-peralta.com/skateboard-decks
  8. If I'm right it's similar to the yolks we used to...

    If I'm right it's similar to the yolks we used to have in the 80's... Flat chipboard deck, plastic wheels, seized bearings (from new), supermarket bought...

    I might be wrong, maybe there were...
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    I don't get it... I was in the position of...

    I don't get it... I was in the position of getting back into skating recently and cruisers just didn't seem to be versatile at all. Just buy a regular board and if you want bigger or softer wheels...
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    You've had lots of help on the website, from...

    You've had lots of help on the website, from choosing a board, recommending shops and where to get purchasing ideas, support on ollie'ing, improving your setup for local conditions and even footwear...
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    So... you bought the components at sale price,...

    So... you bought the components at sale price, but at full retail they would have cost 130... But you'd like to sell the board for between 130 & 150?

    You should give up skating and concentrate on...
  12. Thread: Aaron Kyro

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    I only learned about Aaron Kyro from this thread....

    I only learned about Aaron Kyro from this thread. Thanks for the info, seems like a grand shkin...
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    The board arrived yesterday. So... falling off a...

    The board arrived yesterday. So... falling off a skateboard is just like falling off a bike, you never forget how.

    I haven't taken it to the street yet, but from knocking around the apartment it...
  14. Allot of people like to hear the bearings, so...

    Allot of people like to hear the bearings, so they take the shields off... are your shields off? might just be a characteristic of the bearing... read some reviews to see if anyone else is...
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    I'll do it. Send me a PM and I'll fill you in on...

    I'll do it. Send me a PM and I'll fill you in on my daily rates etc.
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    Shouldn't really happen with new deck and trucks....

    Shouldn't really happen with new deck and trucks. You could try grip tape between the bas
    eplate and deck... If the trucks are well worn the holes can become oval and play a little.

    TBH, it...
  17. Depends on how bad the paving is, whether you...

    Depends on how bad the paving is, whether you want to do complex tricks etc... Bones do an all terrain wheel called atf/rough riders...

    http://bones.com/skateboard-wheels/all-terrain-formula
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  18. ... Might be a good idea to change your wheels...

    ... Might be a good idea to change your wheels for a bigger size and softer compound before completely giving up... Just a thought...

    If you are just being melodramatic and looking for support, ...
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    Fair play to you... I came off my bike one night...

    Fair play to you... I came off my bike one night after a few gin & tonics (some of the roads here are paved in polished granite) & had to lay on the ground for a few minutes just to figure out which...
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    ... add: Hardware: Diamond...

    ... add:

    Hardware: Diamond
    http://www.skatewarehouse.com/Diamond_Sean_Malto_Allen_Hardware/descpage-DISMHW.html

    Griptape: Jessup...
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    Thanks, the low trucks may turn out to be a...

    Thanks, the low trucks may turn out to be a mistake... but I'll just have to figure that out. My thoughts were that a lower stance would make it easier to ollie.... I know a high board will help you...
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    Out of retirement... at (almost) 40

    I grew up with skateboards, but never considered myself a skater... I never had a good board, made do with what I had. Never mastered much tricks, but after being away from skateboards for almost 20...
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