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by jackinator
Sat Mar 14, 2015 5:56 pm
Forum: Newbie Q&A
Topic: If I'll have to get bearings for the wheels and if I do, does the size of them matter
Replies: 4
Views: 3472

the size definitely matters, if they are too small or large they either won't go into the hubs or will fall right out, you have to get the right bearings for the axle diameter (inner bearing diameter) and the hub diameter (outer bearing diameter) skateboard bearings are usually cheap but I'm not sur...
by jackinator
Sat Mar 14, 2015 3:03 pm
Forum: Newbie Q&A
Topic: has anyone tried autoskate trucks?
Replies: 0
Views: 1180

has anyone tried autoskate trucks?

they look like channel trucks with a built in angle, has anyone tried these or heard of them?
by jackinator
Sat Mar 14, 2015 2:58 pm
Forum: Newbie Q&A
Topic: do mbs treads fit black inlay star hubs?
Replies: 1
Views: 2473

do mbs treads fit black inlay star hubs?

as the title says, I want to know do mbs treads fit black inlay star hubs? they are used by various electric board brands including eglide. I really like thew appearance but I am having difficulty getting any company to give me details. if any of you have some details I'd like to hear them.
by jackinator
Fri Mar 13, 2015 3:09 pm
Forum: Gear for sale + Wanted
Topic: MBS Vector Trucks -- Like New
Replies: 2
Views: 1786

do you still have these?
by jackinator
Tue Feb 24, 2015 12:59 am
Forum: The Shed
Topic: What are some good skateboarding quotes?
Replies: 1
Views: 1111

It's all fun and games till the cops get called, then it's hide and seek

from silverfish

Can't we all just get alongboard? - Chris White

Originally Posted by Shiyuchi View Post
If you're not scared about not wearing a helmet, then you're not skating hard enough.
by jackinator
Tue Feb 24, 2015 12:39 am
Forum: The Shed
Topic: I have this idea for a board and trucks
Replies: 6
Views: 2594

try reversing the trucks on your prototype, I have a shlong board, Basic popsicle with trucks mounted to tails, herd something about reversing the trucks for them, so I tried it and my trucks suddenly worked in reverse. lean left, turn right = not good May I suggest you turn the edges into angled ki...
by jackinator
Sun Jan 25, 2015 12:55 pm
Forum: Surfing Dirt Main Forum
Topic: eglide parts, torsion trucks?
Replies: 0
Views: 1275

eglide parts, torsion trucks?

has anyone used the eglide wheels? they look pretty cool and are 9 inches. unfortunately the company didn't return my emails, not the best sign. they also have a Torsion truck (2nd pict) that looks interesting not sure how it works, Orriginal sells something similar up to 11 inches they claim can ha...
by jackinator
Thu Jan 22, 2015 9:32 pm
Forum: Surfing Dirt Main Forum
Topic: inline 3 XTwheeled mountainboard? Really?
Replies: 2
Views: 1627

found mention of this in amazon review, called "Bladeboards" you could try and find one of these http://www.livetofun.com/?cat=178
by jackinator
Fri Jan 16, 2015 4:44 pm
Forum: Newbie Q&A
Topic: mbs bolt pattern?
Replies: 4
Views: 3544

mbs bolt pattern?

last time I asked questions about specifications I got crickets so here a simple questioon. do mbs trucks ats and pro-matrix use the new school skateboard bolt pattern? if anyone is concerned I've read mbs wheels have a 22mm outer diameter just like skate wheels, so with thembs bearings I could use ...
by jackinator
Thu Jan 15, 2015 9:23 pm
Forum: Surfing Dirt Main Forum
Topic: inline 3 XTwheeled mountainboard? Really?
Replies: 2
Views: 1627

inline 3 XTwheeled mountainboard? Really?

found this on ebay searching for parts, verry interesting. I've seen freeline skates, and rode rollerblades, despite good looking construction this doesn't seem too thought out http://http://www.ebay.com/itm/All-Terrain-Inline-3-Wheeled-Skateboard-Custom-Bored-Skate-XT-Wheelz-/131401097926?pt=LH_Def...
by jackinator
Mon Jul 14, 2014 7:45 pm
Forum: Gear for sale + Wanted
Topic: FOR SALE: MBS Comp 95 2013 Complete!
Replies: 4
Views: 1756

I'd be interested in the trucks with the brakes, however I'm in the USA, not sure what the shipping might be.
by jackinator
Mon Jul 14, 2014 7:37 pm
Forum: Newbie Q&A
Topic: Getting started...need some help
Replies: 6
Views: 2314

when I asked about dirt windsurfing they basically told me anything will do, the longer the better, just not the mbs atom line, google images seems to show windboarding as both that and kiting
by jackinator
Mon Jul 14, 2014 7:24 pm
Forum: Surfing Dirt Main Forum
Topic: Rockboard Descender tank tracks?
Replies: 4
Views: 1758

supposedly better traction, possibly smoother, i hadn't heard of grass skis, do you know how the tracks work on those, i didn't see any gears or wheels in the photos, is it a bearing track?
by jackinator
Sun Jul 13, 2014 1:53 pm
Forum: Surfing Dirt Main Forum
Topic: Best Looking Mountainboard Deck V.2 (2014 Edition)
Replies: 26
Views: 12543

howbout this design, lol http://www.alibaba.com/product-detail/Dirt-Skateboard-70mm-PU-Wheels-with_1204790597.html Ferengi Rules of Acquisition #239 Never be afraid to mislabel a product.
by jackinator
Sun Jul 13, 2014 1:48 pm
Forum: Surfing Dirt Main Forum
Topic: Best Looking Mountainboard Deck V.2 (2014 Edition)
Replies: 26
Views: 12543

and here i thought they were going to be refering to the shape, not the graphics, too bad... "Tech Deck MBS 5" Razor Mountainboard" solid aluminum, or http://i0.wp.com/hypebeast.com/image/2012/03/santa-cruz-the-simpsons-500th-bart-slasher-deck-0.jpg?w=450
by jackinator
Sun Jul 13, 2014 1:33 pm
Forum: Newbie Q&A
Topic: MBS matrix truck dimensions?
Replies: 0
Views: 1585

MBS matrix truck dimensions?

I am considering building my own trucks, I'd rather not spend $180+ for two trucks, and I don't see a dirt windboard that doesn't jump or do tricks as being too hard on them, I was hoping someone could tell me some of the dimensions and angles for a pair of Mbs trucks peferably top and bottom sectio...
by jackinator
Sat Jul 12, 2014 4:09 pm
Forum: Surfing Dirt Main Forum
Topic: Rockboard Descender tank tracks?
Replies: 4
Views: 1758

I do like the idea of tank tracks for a board, I'm just not sure how well it would steer or how much the friction will slow it down
by jackinator
Sat Jul 12, 2014 4:07 pm
Forum: Surfing Dirt Main Forum
Topic: Rockboard Descender tank tracks?
Replies: 4
Views: 1758

Rockboard Descender tank tracks?

Has anyone else seen these "Descenders", I think it looks interesting, however I haven't seen any real reviews or videos for it, they all seem to be 5-year-olds going in a strait line, though in an email they told me I could make sharp turns with enough speed. Here's a video showing the truck moveme...
by jackinator
Sat Jul 12, 2014 3:56 pm
Forum: Gear for sale + Wanted
Topic: This list will help you shop
Replies: 10
Views: 7791

the scrub link is down
by jackinator
Thu Jul 10, 2014 7:50 pm
Forum: Newbie Q&A
Topic: dirt windsurfing?
Replies: 8
Views: 5025

I'm not exaggerating about the thorns my mountain bike got a flat tire riding it on the road with an inner tube filled with slime and wrapped in two other inner tubes that had died previously. By the way I should mention that my budget is practically zero and nothing can be purchased locally unless ...

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