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      01-04-2007 12:55 PM #76
      Quote, originally posted by skyyost »
      Those are Randal R-2's. Some of the best trucks for longboards ever. Flip the hangers.

      Only flip the hangars if you are using the board for high speed stuff. For carving you get better geometry by leaving them alone.
      I had to loosen the kingpin a full turn or so and they felt great with the stock yellow bushings. Softer bushings are an option too if you're going for carving

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      01-13-2007 08:33 PM #77
      Just had a very long session through all of Baltimroe City today. First long day on the Loaded Pintail. The flex and bounce of that thing is incredible. I must have gotten kicked out of 10 different parking garages.
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      01-13-2007 11:40 PM #78
      Been a while since i posted, spent the last few weekends cleaning up a pool me and a friend discovered up north and now im ripping it! Also went out and finally replaced my oldass skull skates, with guess what.... a skull skates, love those board!
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      01-19-2007 12:18 PM #79
      first: A LONGBOARD THREAD!!! YES!!! i have, IMO the best board ever!!! a kryptonics resinflex 48" of all the boards i have ridden, it is by far the best. straight SEX!! anyone else have one?? it's a shame they are discontinued.....
      second:
      Quote, originally posted by veector &raquo;
      bahh, not that there is anything wrong with sector 9, but there are ALOT more companies out there with nicer looking/riding boards.

      ^the only reason i (and perhaps others) have beef with sector nine is b/c they put ABEC 3 bearing, not so good trucks, and charge the same amount as other companies who's boards come with Randal's and at least ABEC 5's. but hey that's how you make money....
      third:
      Quote, originally posted by MD Modified &raquo;
      Parking garages are my favorite.

      X 1000000!!!!!
      the best are the garages that continuously go down and conveniently have the elevator in your direct path. me and my buddies have a contest every time to see who can get down first and hit the button while still moving/ on the board. good times, rain or shine!
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      01-31-2007 11:28 PM #80
      Quote, originally posted by NoLongerLow &raquo;
      Just had a very long session through all of Baltimroe City today. First long day on the Loaded Pintail. The flex and bounce of that thing is incredible. I must have gotten kicked out of 10 different parking garages.

      Yes! I have a Flex 3 loaded pintail and love it to death with Randal 150s and 78A Flashbacks/Biltins. AWESOME in parking garages!

    6. 02-04-2007 02:03 PM #81
      Does anyone get really odd looks from people when longboarding? I used to skate regularly to and from class until it started snowing, but people looked at me like I was from Mars.
      Oh well, doesn't stop me from enjoying it.
      I've got a Sector9 Supercruiser deck, Randall 180s, Swiss Bones bearings and Sector9 76mm wheels.

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      04-10-2007 06:07 PM #82
      I started riding a long board about a month ago. Im realy getting into it. starting to venture into some hills along the river. Any body else in east central florida longboard?
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      04-10-2007 10:47 PM #83
      since this got bumped up, and i have a pic of the board now:

      nothing special, it's fun. would've liked to get something other than a sector9, but oh wells

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      04-11-2007 06:30 PM #84
      Quote, originally posted by LostBoyScout &raquo;
      Added a LongBoardLarry Humu 24" to my collection - SO MUCH FUN!!! It has 85mm tracker darts and 60mm Retro Bertz wheels.
      The current collection (excluding 48" homebrew board)

      Oh crap, you have the HUMU? I so want one. What trucks did you get, is it fun? Tell me more!

    10. 04-12-2007 01:33 AM #85
      Quote, originally posted by LostBoyScout &raquo;
      It has 85mm tracker darts and 60mm Retro Bertz wheels.

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      04-12-2007 01:39 AM #86
      Wow, i am retarded

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    13. 04-15-2007 09:47 AM #88
      lostboyscout...love the decks

    14. 04-16-2007 12:07 AM #89
      anyone ever ride surf one longboards ? I ask cause i may pick up the luau ii
      after i get some more $$$ together since i just got the one be low
      i ordered this recently



      any of yahs ever ride a gravity ? this one is the gravity "the point" deck , 47"
      tracker 149mm trucks
      gravity Fu Manchu 76mm 74a Amber
      swiss bearings
      rubber risers


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      04-16-2007 12:55 AM #90
      ^^ gravity boards are sweet. lots of flex. a guy i know down at the beach has one, i was going to get one, but i really wanted something with a kick tail

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      04-16-2007 08:19 AM #91
      Ill have to get a pic of my board, I have a Sector9 bamboo deck with Independent 215mm trucks, angled soft risers, bones medium bushings, bones red bearings, and gravity fu manchu blue 76mm 78a wheels


      Modified by 337GTiAndrew at 8:20 AM 4-16-2007
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      04-16-2007 11:22 AM #92
      thanks for the comments on my boards, the Humu is super fun! I bought it to take to Hawaii and it was perfect for the job. The rocker feels awesome on a board that small.
      I have 2 new boards since that pic too..


      And the home made boards (one for me, 2 for buddies)



      Modified by LostBoyScout at 10:25 AM 4-16-2007

    18. 04-16-2007 10:15 PM #93
      LBS, you make those! Some premium work man. Demensions?
      This isnt really a long board but I am super stoked on my new slalom set up. Didn't hit any cones last race, woooo!

      Because of that set up, I am broke.

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      04-17-2007 03:13 PM #94
      That is a sick Slalom board
      Thanks for the comments on the homebrew boards - they aren't perfect, but look pretty decent. I made them 51.5" x 9.5"... good fun cruising size, nice for cross-stepping as well as speed.

    20. 04-23-2007 09:37 AM #95
      Quote, originally posted by serge03 &raquo;

      How is this Bustin board? I wanna get one. They look so sick!!
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      04-23-2007 03:46 PM #96
      Hey Dale! Hows it going man??
      I've heard good things about that board but never tried, but you checked out the Earthwing Supercharger & Superglider? They are SICK and very similar to that Bustin... wedged nose and all

    22. 04-23-2007 08:59 PM #97
      Quote, originally posted by A3VWGOLF &raquo;
      How is this Bustin board? I wanna get one. They look so sick!!

      love it. 3 of my friends have bought them since. i'm gonna buy the CIGAR board as well. if you want one, use the promo code: SGMAN and get 10% off. can't wait to go out in the coming nights!

    23. 04-24-2007 01:37 PM #98
      Hey Jason! I can't wait to start longboarding. I hurt my ankle so bad skating last year that this year will be all about the cruising [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]
      I just ordered from bustinboards. I got the complex karma. White background, black trees and red butterflies. It also got revenge trucks and the red avalon wheels. I can't wait to get it! It looks so sick
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      04-24-2007 03:59 PM #99
      Revenges! Prepare to surf! [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]
      A lot of people don't like the Revenges because they are so turny, but since you're a skater already, I'm sure you'll love them! They are soo much fun. No good for speed though.

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      04-28-2007 05:20 AM #100
      Just noticed this thread
      Quote, originally posted by serge03 &raquo;
      [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG] [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]
      Here's mine:


      Of course, it's a bit dirtier now and I've replaced with the rock hard stock bushings with some soft Bones Hard Cores. It carves beautifully now.

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