1. Post #961
    jondy's Avatar
    November 2011
    46 Posts
    What do people think of penny boards? Personally they're not really for me but I've never ridden one and I'd be curious to see how they handle around the city and such. When I'm moving around a lot and with mates it can be a pain the arse to carry the 44" I have at the moment.

    A mate told me I could buy one off him for $80.

    They might have different names in the us but this is what they look like:

    Edited:

    They seem a bit kiddy though so I don't know.....
    My friend's got one of these, well not specifically one, but same idea. It was like $25, handles like shit of course to the point of being a death trap. I routinely fell off it after getting my shoes damp in the grass.

    Of course, I had fun, so maybe it's worth it just for the "what the fuck is this" factor.
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  2. Post #962
    jordy.Jay's Avatar
    October 2009
    91 Posts
    Going to cut my old 9two5 into a directional top mount, will post pictures soon.

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  3. Post #963
    FPKawaii's Avatar
    June 2010
    6,357 Posts
    Oh god...

    I could never do that to such an expensive board. Maybe a Krown or Stella, but not a Landy.
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  4. Post #964
    I'd be lost in this world without my Hatsune Miku ^__^
    Takkun10's Avatar
    July 2007
    8,189 Posts
    The best is when people snap both the drop cuts and just mount it on the ends. Its suppose to be one hell of a freeride deck.
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  5. Post #965
    FPKawaii's Avatar
    June 2010
    6,357 Posts
    After you mount it behind the cuts or stock?

    Also, where'd you go?
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  6. Post #966

    March 2010
    4 Posts
    Me and a couple buddies posted a picture for a BUM longboarding contest

    I'd appreciate if you guys took the time to like the picture, thanks a bunch

    Shred the gnar!

    http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fb...e=1&permPage=1
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  7. Post #967
    I'd be lost in this world without my Hatsune Miku ^__^
    Takkun10's Avatar
    July 2007
    8,189 Posts
    After you mount it behind the cuts or stock?

    Also, where'd you go?
    I've been having connection problems with facepunch for awhile. Also work (bestbuy), school, and skating have been taking up my time. Seems that the only time I get to skate are at 6:30am till 7:30am when I have work so I try to maximize my time with homework so no forum stuff for me. Also with the nine two five most people who break the drop throughs mount it like right where the drop cut starts like where they broke it, so than its just a plank of wood.

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    Me and a couple buddies posted a picture for a BUM longboarding contest

    I'd appreciate if you guys took the time to like the picture, thanks a bunch

    Shred the gnar!

    http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fb...e=1&permPage=1
    I was thinking about trying to get sponsored by bum. I really need to put out a video sometime soon. Liked the picture anyway.
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  8. Post #968
    jordy.Jay's Avatar
    October 2009
    91 Posts
    Oh god...

    I could never do that to such an expensive board. Maybe a Krown or Stella, but not a Landy.
    eh, i can always get more money, at least this gives me something to work on over the summer holidays.
    The standing platform is really small, its going to take some getting used to.

    Edited:

    does anyone know where I can get my hands on a Predator Dh-6 Helmet? Out of stock everywhere I swear !
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  9. Post #969
    Satansick's Avatar
    September 2009
    2,289 Posts
    It's a total gay fad out here

    Edited:

    Mostly people who can't skateboard go longboarding
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  10. Post #970
    FPKawaii's Avatar
    June 2010
    6,357 Posts
    It's a total gay fad out here

    Edited:

    Mostly people who can't skateboard go longboarding
    I started skateboarding, but decided that I don't like vibrating and wobbling around town.
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  11. Post #971
    I'd be lost in this world without my Hatsune Miku ^__^
    Takkun10's Avatar
    July 2007
    8,189 Posts
    It's a total gay fad out here

    Edited:

    Mostly people who can't skateboard go longboarding
    They are completely different boardsports. I'd like to see a pro skateboarder do some downhill like this.
    3:30 is the good stuff.

    Also a pretty good amount of longboarders can do street and vert.

    On a different note, freerode my downhill top mount today and I can totally see why people love top mounts for freeride. It was insanely fun.

    Edited:

    http://i.imgur.com/CEPPv.jpg

    have some 78mm s9 round lipped 82a freeride raceforms on it right now. Slidey goodness.
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  12. Post #972
    ITokez's Avatar
    September 2009
    944 Posts
    Got a landyachtz switch. Pretty fucking stoked. So fun to ride.
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  13. Post #973
    I'd be lost in this world without my Hatsune Miku ^__^
    Takkun10's Avatar
    July 2007
    8,189 Posts
    Got a landyachtz switch. Pretty fucking stoked. So fun to ride.
    How do you like the angles on it? I'd imagine it being pretty unstable at higher speeds. If this is the landy board I'm thinking of.
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  14. Post #974
    ITokez's Avatar
    September 2009
    944 Posts
    How do you like the angles on it? I'd imagine it being pretty unstable at higher speeds. If this is the landy board I'm thinking of.
    It's pretty good at higher speeds. I rode down this giant ass hill near my house without a lot of wobbles.
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  15. Post #975
    jordy.Jay's Avatar
    October 2009
    91 Posts
    They are completely different boardsports. I'd like to see a pro skateboarder do some downhill like this.
    3:30 is the good stuff.

    Also a pretty good amount of longboarders can do street and vert.

    On a different note, freerode my downhill top mount today and I can totally see why people love top mounts for freeride. It was insanely fun.

    Edited:

    http://i.imgur.com/CEPPv.jpg

    have some 78mm s9 round lipped 82a freeride raceforms on it right now. Slidey goodness.

    Im running a same sort of setup as you, 78a race forms round lipped freeride, Glyde whyte line swallow and cali 44's.
    Good for freeride and DH !
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  16. Post #976
    I'd be lost in this world without my Hatsune Miku ^__^
    Takkun10's Avatar
    July 2007
    8,189 Posts
    Im running a same sort of setup as you, 78a race forms round lipped freeride, Glyde whyte line swallow and cali 44's.
    Good for freeride and DH !
    Righteous! Its like the ultimate mix of slide and grip! I'm really digging s9s race formula. I'd like to try flashbacks from abec 11 since I feel like it'd be exactly the same.
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  17. Post #977
    FPKawaii's Avatar
    June 2010
    6,357 Posts
    Today I learned to do standies.

    On carpet.

    With sharp lipped wheels.

    EDIT: To clarify; I know how to do standies already, but today I learned to do something pretty similar on carpet with my friend's board.
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  18. Post #978
    I'd be lost in this world without my Hatsune Miku ^__^
    Takkun10's Avatar
    July 2007
    8,189 Posts
    Holding out toeside standies is going to be the death of me. Had them pretty well like 3 days ago. Went to baltimore and didn't skate so I lost all the muscle memory and now its like starting from square one.

    Edited:

    180s are p easy but something about holding toeside out is just crazy
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  19. Post #979
    FPKawaii's Avatar
    June 2010
    6,357 Posts
    I can't hold them worth shit, but there's almost no reason to anyway.
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  20. Post #980
    jordy.Jay's Avatar
    October 2009
    91 Posts

    That's me skating a local hill. I'm 15 and this is my first edit, what you guys think ?
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  21. Post #981
    I'd be lost in this world without my Hatsune Miku ^__^
    Takkun10's Avatar
    July 2007
    8,189 Posts
    I can't hold them worth shit, but there's almost no reason to anyway.
    Reason to is because they're fun as shit to hold out. Plus if you get good at them you can win competitions. I like to compete haha.

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    That's me skating a local hill. I'm 15 and this is my first edit, what you guys think ?
    Not bad stuff man. Your opening filming style was good but what your lacking is variety. I feel like once you learn more stuff and find more hills you can get some good shots and get a good video together. You already have a lot of the slides down, now its just going faster and getting more gnar. Other than that keep at it man! You have a lot of potential, your toeside checks are super clean compared to mine haha I just launch that bitch out while yours have a lot more grace.
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  22. Post #982
    Gold Member
    famasfanalt's Avatar
    July 2009
    4,059 Posts
    Could you guys recommend any good trucks for around 80 bucks? I ride a 35/7.5 board by the way/ Help would be VERY appreciated
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  23. Post #983
    FPKawaii's Avatar
    June 2010
    6,357 Posts
    Could you guys recommend any good trucks for around 80 bucks? I ride a 35/7.5 board by the way/ Help would be VERY appreciated
    If topmounted, Calibers are supposed to be VERY nice. If dropped, Paris are my favorite so far.

    Also, getting me some Metro Motions today, I'll report to you later today.
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  24. Post #984
    FPKawaii's Avatar
    June 2010
    6,357 Posts


    Here's that pic I promised. I would have liked Grey or Blue, but red's good too, I'm not real picky.

    My setup, since I never actually posted it since I got my new deck:
    BC Eel with custom graphic
    Paris Adam Colton trucks
    Abec 11 Biltin bearings
    Metro Motion 80a Radtastic Red
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  25. Post #985
    Gold Member
    Arachnidus's Avatar
    July 2007
    7,544 Posts
    Merry Christmas, fellow skaters
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  26. Post #986
    I'd be lost in this world without my Hatsune Miku ^__^
    Takkun10's Avatar
    July 2007
    8,189 Posts
    Could you guys recommend any good trucks for around 80 bucks? I ride a 35/7.5 board by the way/ Help would be VERY appreciated
    Caliber and Gunmetal are the latest and greatest in cast trucks right now. If you want precision than for another $19 you can get some Surf-Rodz Indeesz.

    Edited:

    Happy Holidays you guys. Hope you all got some rad gear. I know I did! New Helmet
    http://filesmelt.com/dl/IMAG00305.jpg

    Edited:


    My all time favorite downhill video.
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  27. Post #987
    FPKawaii's Avatar
    June 2010
    6,357 Posts
    So I just got back from skating on my new wheels.

    My god Metro Motion is the best thing since sex. They are super slidey, buttery, and hook up effortlessly, but can grip whenever you want them to. They don't leave thane lines though, but I don't mind, seeing that these are pretty much the best things that have ever come into my life.
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  28. Post #988
    Gold Member
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    April 2011
    487 Posts
    I got these for christmas...



    Any tips for sliding? i can already break with them, i tried to turn slide (?) but the board just span off.
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  29. Post #989
    FPKawaii's Avatar
    June 2010
    6,357 Posts
    First tip: Go faster

    Second tip: Don't drag your fingers on the ground

    Third tip: Don't get scared
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  30. Post #990
    I'd be lost in this world without my Hatsune Miku ^__^
    Takkun10's Avatar
    July 2007
    8,189 Posts
    I got these for christmas...



    Any tips for sliding? i can already break with them, i tried to turn slide (?) but the board just span off.
    Learn to 180 hands down slide first. You can do it toeside or heelside, most people get the hang of toeside first than move to heelside. Once you can do a full 180 since they are pretty easy to do, you can start going faster and faster and trying to hold out both slides while maintaining control of yourself. Control is key so its a lot of repetitious practice, trust me its worth it because when you can bust clean predrifts and dive into turns its a feeling like no other. To bad I'm only clean on heelside, still working on toeside predrifts and having them to a science, can't decide if I want to put a hand on rail or just go no hands. I can do both but it gets sketchy at certain speeds.
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  31. Post #991
    FPKawaii's Avatar
    June 2010
    6,357 Posts
    Lol, I can do toesides clean but can't do heelsides very well at all. Also, I can't boneless, what is wrong with me?

    EDIT: It's the doing it while moving part, I just can't get it :c
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  32. Post #992
    Gold Member
    PonceDeLeon's Avatar
    February 2007
    3,872 Posts
    a friend of mine came over and he brought his longboard. went around my neighborhood with it, was really fun. something i wish i had so i could listen to music and just cruise around when im bored.
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  33. Post #993
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    June's Avatar
    April 2010
    671 Posts
    I'm looking into buying my first longboard and I'm just wondering if there is anything I should know.

    Most of what I know is advice from my friend who told me a 40' board with 70mm 75a wheels would be great for a beginner like me. (Cruising and hill bombing once I get the hang of it.) Anything else I should know before I make a purchase? I'll be spending around 200 CAN and plan on asking the people working at the skate shop for any advice as well.
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  34. Post #994
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    June 2009
    7,267 Posts
    so i got a longboard for christmas

    its so fucking fun
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  35. Post #995
    bostonriot's Avatar
    March 2009
    787 Posts
    Longboarding + Weed = perfect combo
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  36. Post #996
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    June 2009
    7,267 Posts
    Longboarding + Weed = perfect combo
    dog i just got done doing that like an hour ago

    its fucking intense

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    oh no he smokes weed rate him dumb!!!
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  37. Post #997
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    July 2008
    7,753 Posts
    dog i just got done doing that like an hour ago

    its fucking intense
    my sense of balance is fucked when I'm sober so I have to try this shit now
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  38. Post #998
    FPKawaii's Avatar
    June 2010
    6,357 Posts
    oh no he smokes weed rate him dumb!!!
    Not that, its the "while riding a longboard" part.
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  39. Post #999
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    June 2009
    7,267 Posts
    Not that, its the "while riding a longboard" part.
    oh

    well it's really fun, i dont see why you think its dumb :(
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  40. Post #1000
    FPKawaii's Avatar
    June 2010
    6,357 Posts
    oh

    well it's really fun, i dont see why you think its dumb :(
    I just wouldn't trust myself to ride when I'm high, but if you can do it go for it.
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