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    Default Tips for buying your first skateboard

    I'm planning on buying my first ever skateboard tomorrow and I was wondering if I should buy a complete skateboard or make my own? Do you have any tips or things to look out for when buying your first skateboard?whatsapp web routerlogin
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    Go to your local shop if you have one and see for yourself what looks/feels good to you. Everyone's set up preferences are different, so at least for the deck it'll be nice to feel out a few different shapes and sizes to see what feels good to you. Plus, odds are whoever is working your local shop would be happy to help you out, then you'll already have your foot in the door to your local skate scene.

    If you don't have a local shop and are stuck ordering online, just pay attention to sizes. You don't wanna get super wide trucks for a skinny deck, vice versa, etc. You'd probably be fine getting a pre-built complete. Since it's your first board you probably don't know what you like/don't like yet, so you can base your preferences from there. Good luck!

    Edit: Just noticed you posted this almost a week ago. I hope buying a skateboard went well for ya.

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