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    Default Spitfire Formula 4 99DU 54mm

    Spitfire Formula 4 99DU 54mm. Can get them for 39.00. Would these be decent for street/park? What do you guys think?

    http://www.blacksheepstore.co.uk/spi...5vYaAr9_8P8HAQ

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    I have these exact wheels except in 52mm. I fucking love them
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    I have the exact same wheels in mint color. Used them for a few weeks and stopped. They're probably great for most people, but I moved on.

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    I have the exact same wheels except they're busenitz limited edition's. They helped me learn powerslides, and they feel pretty nice. I've skated bones momentum and these. I'm not very experienced but I'd say they're worth the money.

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    I've ridden Spits for years. Only recently did I get my first pair of F4s. Not looking back. They rock. I ride 99a 54mm Classic shape.
    "Everything has been figured out, except how to live." -Jean-Paul Sartre

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    Thanks for the info guys. I've been riding a pair of blanks for about a year and a half constantly, and they held up really well - never needed new ones till now.

    What's the difference between these:

    http://www.blacksheepstore.co.uk/spi...99du-54mm.html (Spitfire Low Downs, 54mm, 99DU, 25.00)

    http://www.blacksheepstore.co.uk/spi...rd-wheels.html (Spitfire Big Heads, 54mm, 99DU 30.00)

    http://www.blacksheepstore.co.uk/spi...hite-54mm.html (Spitfire Classics, 54mm, 99DU 33.00)

    http://www.blacksheepstore.co.uk/spi...hite-54mm.html (Spitfire Formula Four Classic, 54mm, 99DU, 40.00)

    They all have the same hardness and size, so I'm kind of confused as to why theirs such a price difference!

    I'm assuming the width of the wheels and graphics is the only thing making the difference?
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    Get the Formula Fours, best wheels I've ever had, difference is the poly-urthathane formula they're made with
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    Quote Originally Posted by SkateDoc View Post
    Thanks for the info guys. I've been riding a pair of blanks for about a year and a half constantly, and they held up really well - never needed new ones till now.

    What's the difference between these:

    http://www.blacksheepstore.co.uk/spi...99du-54mm.html (Spitfire Low Downs, 54mm, 99DU, 25.00)

    http://www.blacksheepstore.co.uk/spi...rd-wheels.html (Spitfire Big Heads, 54mm, 99DU 30.00)

    http://www.blacksheepstore.co.uk/spi...hite-54mm.html (Spitfire Classics, 54mm, 99DU 33.00)

    http://www.blacksheepstore.co.uk/spi...hite-54mm.html (Spitfire Formula Four Classic, 54mm, 99DU, 40.00)

    They all have the same hardness and size, so I'm kind of confused as to why theirs such a price difference!

    I'm assuming the width of the wheels and graphics is the only thing making the difference?

    In general, there's typically a difference in shapes. But yeah, that's crazy the prices are different. They should all be the same.

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    different urethane blends/production i guess. not sure how the price difference between the first ones and the final ones is that differential but the formula fours will skate way different than the first ones. ive noticed the more expensive wheels (ie stfs/f4s) tend to slide a fair amount more than say spitfire classics or the bones og's and tend to be more resilient to flatspotting. i rode spitfire classics, bliss wheel co, bones ogs and some others then when I got STFs they slid so much more than the others.


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    Classic and big heads are basically the same formula but different shape. Big heads are a lot wider but they both wear down the same, quick. Formula 4s are an improvement in every way to the classics basically, lasts longer, less flatspots, a bit slicker.

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    Gonna go with the formula 4's - thanks for all the info!

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