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Re: Bones medium vs hard bushings
« Reply #30 on: June 03, 2018, 01:32:37 PM »


Not sure if these hards are toast or perfectly worn in  ???
Any good replacement pivot cups for stage 11?

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Re: Bones medium vs hard bushings
« Reply #31 on: June 03, 2018, 01:40:30 PM »
The small khiro pivot cups work well. I have them in all my Indys. Soft or hard is a preference, thereís quite a difference between them but Iím not sure the exact duro..

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Re: Bones medium vs hard bushings
« Reply #32 on: June 03, 2018, 03:31:23 PM »
Aftermarket Indy cups or Riptides (costly but sooo nice).

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Re: Bones medium vs hard bushings
« Reply #33 on: June 03, 2018, 03:35:34 PM »
Riptides (costly but sooo nice).

If you can scoop them up in a sale it's worth it

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Re: Bones medium vs hard bushings
« Reply #34 on: June 03, 2018, 04:03:03 PM »
which riptides are you meant to get for indys?

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Re: Bones medium vs hard bushings
« Reply #35 on: June 03, 2018, 04:11:04 PM »
which riptides are you meant to get for indys?

They make indy specific ones, skate warehouse has them in the light blue and i think daddies boardshop has them in neon green

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Re: Bones medium vs hard bushings
« Reply #36 on: June 03, 2018, 04:17:21 PM »
which riptides are you meant to get for indys?

They make indy specific ones, skate warehouse has them in the light blue and i think daddies boardshop has them in neon green

i see, would you say its worth it? any significant improvement over stock cups?

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Re: Bones medium vs hard bushings
« Reply #37 on: June 03, 2018, 04:26:20 PM »
i see, would you say its worth it? any significant improvement over stock cups?

i've noticed a much longer lifespan, i've usually shredded stock indy cups a couple times over in the time i've had the riptides in, they also just feel really well made.

$14 might seem a bit much compared to the $1.50 indy cups but i think they're worth it, i've had them in over a year and they've only developed a hairline crack in the back truck one, hasn't affected the ride in any way though

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Re: Bones medium vs hard bushings
« Reply #38 on: June 03, 2018, 04:42:19 PM »
Just ordered a set of riptides. Thanks pals

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Re: Bones medium vs hard bushings
« Reply #39 on: June 03, 2018, 11:54:23 PM »
With 147 lights bones medium worked really badly, idem with tensor 8.38 and krux 8.5 (all of the sudden trucks work better with cilynder bushings.

With thunder 148 team hollows both washers I'm liking them a lot, I'm 172 pounds so not that heavy.

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Re: Bones medium vs hard bushings
« Reply #40 on: June 04, 2018, 02:13:02 PM »
Just ordered a set of riptides. Thanks pals
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Re: Bones medium vs hard bushings
« Reply #41 on: June 04, 2018, 03:51:51 PM »
from my experience Bones bushings don't really work in Thunder, 'cause of the geometry or some shit...end up splitting
Medium bones bushings always split in my Thunders, like the yellow ring just gets pushed up into the white of the bottom bushing until it cracks. And once when changing them the yellow and white had completely separated and my bushing was basically in pieces. Then some guy with Indys and Bones bushings was telling me that in Thunders the bearing seat of the baseplate is a little slanted where in Indys its more flat so Bones bushings  work better in them. Don't know if thats true or not but I guess it could explain it
That has happened to me with Indys too. It is probably because I am fairly heavy. I tried skating Medium bushings because I like my Trucks really lose, but they kept Breaking so I switched to hard ones. they are working fine now. What is also nice if you have the spare Change is to use hard ones for the Bottom and Medium ones as top bushings. Top bushings don't really Break.