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    Got a quick ride on the beast the other day.



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    ^, ^^, Great customs, guys! Anyone else defrosting and getting out for some Spring Steps?

    Practicing with my son in Gramma's tractor garage lol

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    Anyone using Cronins for dancing?

    Never tried Ronins of any type so asking from sheer ignorance.

    I guess aerials could **** up the support pin, though...

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    Quote Originally Posted by gretel View Post
    Anyone using Cronins for dancing?

    Never tried Ronins of any type so asking from sheer ignorance.

    I guess aerials could **** up the support pin, though...
    I once tested them, depending on your wheelbase and wedging they feel awesome for some boardwalks but due to their weight and height they're not that nice for freestyle imo. Never had problems with the support pin when landing some jumps from a ramp though, so i guess aerials shouldn't destroy the trucks

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    Quote Originally Posted by BoardWrecka View Post
    I once tested them, depending on your wheelbase and wedging they feel awesome for some boardwalks but due to their weight and height they're not that nice for freestyle imo. Never had problems with the support pin when landing some jumps from a ramp though, so i guess aerials shouldn't destroy the trucks
    Thanks! Hadn't thought about the weight!

    Guess i'll stick to my absurd 50deg Prandals! ????

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    Why absurd???
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    Unrelated question to the one above ... is there any disadvantage to riding bent hangers on a dancer, esp if the bend is even and not extreme?
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    Quote Originally Posted by dubman View Post
    Why absurd???
    Well i thought prandals made sense as an improvement to basic randals for dh, especialy using randals 42deg baseplate... i just happen to use paris hangers cause my randals bent.
    I like them a lot, don't get me wrong!

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    Quote Originally Posted by dubman View Post
    Unrelated question to the one above ... is there any disadvantage to riding bent hangers on a dancer, esp if the bend is even and not extreme?
    Your wheels will wear unevenly into a conical shape since the axles are pointed more upwards, but they'll still roll okay. You'll also be putting pressure on the bearings at an angle instead of directly vertical onto the races, so if you're doing a lot of flippy tricks and grabs where the board is slammed onto the ground a lot you may run a slightly higher risk of ruining a bearing (solution: use cheap ones)

    That said, practically all of my dancer decks have hangers with a slight "U" bend because of the variety of tricks that are usually performed.
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    The deck is merely the interface that connects you to the trucks/wheels/road. It should be comfortable. It should inspire confidence.
    Quote Originally Posted by orion119net View Post
    got to dance with my buddy who's visiting from home......that sounded straighter in my head
    Do you Dancer Slalom?

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    Thanks Bigtree, essentially what I expected but better the devil you know.

    OK now the straw poll ... is anyone dancing on forged trucks (savants, bear etc) and do the the axels bend with freestyle jumpy stuff?
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    Taking a risk here but i recall reading somewhere that Lotfi sported savants...

    Interested in the question too!

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    Sponsored skaters don't always use what they like best.
    I have a set of gullwing chargers that I've been beating on for a while now. I'm not great, but I've put them
    through many tigerclaws, caveman's, aero grabs, etc. Never heard of these trucks bending. Axels are faced too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gretel View Post
    Taking a risk here but i recall reading somewhere that Lotfi sported savants...

    Interested in the question too!
    Yeah I'm very wary of sponsorship froth
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    Quote Originally Posted by tigerflaw View Post
    Sponsored skaters don't always use what they like best.
    I have a set of gullwing chargers that I've been beating on for a while now. I'm not great, but I've put them
    through many tigerclaws, caveman's, aero grabs, etc. Never heard of these trucks bending. Axels are faced too.
    I'm also riding chargers for dancing, they're more than 4 years old now... Can't say they don't bend at all, but they definitely last longer than paris, bears etc

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    Just a minor thing but need to know if someone has the same issue: after my dance sessions i get an uncomfortable itch on my forearms die to the fiberglass. Due to the boards chipping the outside fiber on the bottom chips and it gets into my skin when i pick it up...
    Even considering changing deck just because of this but the deck is great.

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    I know gloves don't look cool but you could try them or a wrap of duct tape around your thumb and index or other fingers. Fiberglass makes for awful splinters and splinters make for itching.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gretel View Post
    Just a minor thing but need to know if someone has the same issue: after my dance sessions i get an uncomfortable itch on my forearms die to the fiberglass. Due to the boards chipping the outside fiber on the bottom chips and it gets into my skin when i pick it up...
    Even considering changing deck just because of this but the deck is great.
    It's definitely an annoying problem to have. If it's not too hot, obviously wearing a long sleeved shirt is an easy fix. Otherwise, I've had success using a two-part epoxy to gloop all over the splintering areas to seal them off, and then I use a clear coat of spray paint over that. You can use a fine grit of sandpaper to file down any excess bits of glue. The problem will, unfortunately, keep coming back because the glue will wear away in the same spots with repeated tricks and use of the board, but thankfully it's a relatively cheap fix to keep your board from messing your arms/hands up.
    My Fleet:Loaded:Dervish,Dancer,Fattail,Bhangra,Chubby Unicorn/Roggs Dancer/LBL:Komodo&OSD/Comet FSM/LY: Switch & Wedgeflex/Rayne Nemesis&Demonseed/EW Thruster/Soda B2H 1 and 2 & Crank/Drang Dancer/Subsonic Killroy/AMwood 1/2 dance

    Quote Originally Posted by Brute379 View Post
    The deck is merely the interface that connects you to the trucks/wheels/road. It should be comfortable. It should inspire confidence.
    Quote Originally Posted by orion119net View Post
    got to dance with my buddy who's visiting from home......that sounded straighter in my head
    Do you Dancer Slalom?

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    Quote Originally Posted by BigTreeFallHard View Post
    It's definitely an annoying problem to have. If it's not too hot, obviously wearing a long sleeved shirt is an easy fix. Otherwise, I've had success using a two-part epoxy to gloop all over the splintering areas to seal them off, and then I use a clear coat of spray paint over that. You can use a fine grit of sandpaper to file down any excess bits of glue. The problem will, unfortunately, keep coming back because the glue will wear away in the same spots with repeated tricks and use of the board, but thankfully it's a relatively cheap fix to keep your board from messing your arms/hands up.
    Great advice, thanks!

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    Quote Originally Posted by gretel View Post
    Just a minor thing but need to know if someone has the same issue: after my dance sessions i get an uncomfortable itch on my forearms die to the fiberglass. Due to the boards chipping the outside fiber on the bottom chips and it gets into my skin when i pick it up...
    Even considering changing deck just because of this but the deck is great.
    At SIA this year I saw DB's dancer model, and it had a special construction to keep the rails of the board wooden, while it's a fiberglass reinforced deck. It looked like it was tough - and coincidentally their production versions don't have that feature. I've been thinking about this issue for a long time and am going to be experimenting this year.

    Quote Originally Posted by BigTreeFallHard View Post
    It's definitely an annoying problem to have. If it's not too hot, obviously wearing a long sleeved shirt is an easy fix. Otherwise, I've had success using a two-part epoxy to gloop all over the splintering areas to seal them off, and then I use a clear coat of spray paint over that. You can use a fine grit of sandpaper to file down any excess bits of glue. The problem will, unfortunately, keep coming back because the glue will wear away in the same spots with repeated tricks and use of the board, but thankfully it's a relatively cheap fix to keep your board from messing your arms/hands up.
    I'm curious how something like plasti-dip would work on the rails instead of epoxy. Softer on the skin, and not as brittle or likely to chip?
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    Default Re: The Official Dancing thread

    The DB dance floor?
    There used to be few boards but now every major company has them. Bustin, Omen, Rayne, LY, Jet.. So much new stuff.

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