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Choosing The Right Skateboard Trucks

Have you seen the metal T-shaped pieces on the underside of your skateboard? These are skateboard trucks, and they keep your wheels and bearings securely attached to the deck. Trucks are a key component in creating your own skateboard, and they’re composed of several different parts: axles, hangers, kingpins and bushings. Each one of these parts…

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How To Build A Skateboard

After you’ve chosen all the individual parts of your skateboard with our custom builder, it’s time to assemble your board. Follow these steps, and you’re on your way to becoming a serious skateboarder.   Materials Needed:   Gripped Skateboard Deck Skateboard Hardware (Set of 8 Bolts and Nuts) Skateboard Trucks (Set of 2) Set of…

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Buying the Right Size Trucks for Your Skateboard Deck

Once you’ve purchased the right deck whether you’re purchasing a skateboard as a gift or buying it for yourself, the next logical step is to get a set of skateboard trucks. What size skateboard trucks do you need? Do skateboard trucks come in set? What truck profile do I need? We’re here to tell you…

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Need Help Building Your Own Complete Skateboard?

Have you found a deck you really think is awesome but aren’t sure what a good set-up would be or how to go about building a custom complete? You may be a beginner or an old-school skater who is unsure how to replicate a favorite board, so we are going to show you a couple…

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How to Casper Flip

Since it is Friday, I thought I would  throw in a trick that was a little more difficult than the others. Here we go, let’s try the Casper Flip. Set up in the stance to do a kickflip, but when you kick down on the tail don’t follow through with your whole foot, leave it to…

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How to Heelflip

The format for the heelflip is almost identical to the classic kickflip except that flicking the board with your heel can be a little more tedious.  Now your set up with your back foot is going to be in the same ollie position, but you are going to move your front so the ball of…

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How to Impossible Flip

This is one of my all-time favorite tricks to pull off, but takes time to learn how to do it correctly. Here we go. Place your feet on the board like you were about to do your normal ollie. But instead of popping the board like your normal ollie, you are rolling the board around your back foot…

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