Skateboard Tech

Skateboard Tech: Durometer Of Skateboard Wheels

Skateboard Tech: Durometer Of Skateboard Wheels

Discover how skateboard wheels get their durometer values using testing devices. Testing for “shore” or durometer is a way of measuring the hardness of a material. However, the word “durometer” refers to both the hardness of a material and also to the testing device used to measure it. By hardness, we mean how well a material withstands indentation or changes in shape when a force is applied.

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Skateboard Tech: Fix Skateboard Razor Tail, Chips, and Delamination

Skateboard Tech: Fix Skateboard Razor Tail, Chips, and Delamination

Learn how to Fix Razor Tail, and large chips in your street deck or longboard deck. When the tail of a skateboard deck gets warn down it becomes known as a “razor tail”. This describes how thin or “sharp” the wood becomes. A razor tail can lead to chipping and it reduces “pop” from the deck becoming less stiff or rigid. By applying wood glue and reshaping the tail with sandpaper a deck can last a lot longer and get some pop back to make [...]

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Skateboard Tech: Fix Loud Squeaky Skateboard Trucks

Skateboard Tech: Fix Loud Squeaky Skateboard Trucks

Remove the noisy annoying sounds of skateboard trucks easily. There are a lot of videos out on the web that show how to fix loud annoying squeaks from skateboard trucks, but nearly all of them don’t actually fix the problem. Some how to videos actually show the trucks squeaking even after the person tried to fix it. Most of the videos on the internet, if not all, recommend soap shavings in the pivot cup bushing.

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Skateboard Tech: Remove Skateboard Grip Tape

Skateboard Tech: Remove Skateboard Grip Tape

Remove ANY Grip Tape easily on street decks, longboards, Penny boards, and scooters. Most skaters think that removing grip tape is a difficult task, and some believe it can take about an hour to do. The truth is, grip tape can be removed in less than 5 minutes.

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Skateboard Tech: Clean Skateboard Grip Tape

Skateboard Tech: Clean Skateboard Grip Tape

Learn How to Clean Skateboard Grip Tape by using natural rubber pieces. Most videos and websites explain how to clean grip tape using window cleaner and scrubbing with a toothbrush. This can actually do more harm than good.

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