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Re: Show Me Your Curbs
« Reply #480 on: September 04, 2023, 08:07:45 PM »
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Nice little curb. Itís an abandoned k mart so itís nice & quite on this side of the strip mall. Just needs wax and not much.
https://instagram.com/stories/absolutely_americano_/3184731205354276685?igshid=MzRlODBiNWFlZA==
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Thatís rad. Iíve got an abandoned Kmart curb as well. Todays blue light special. Slappys.
Rad!

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Re: Show Me Your Curbs
« Reply #481 on: September 05, 2023, 11:43:16 AM »
https://www.instagram.com/reel/CwyGSI7Sbxv/?igshid=NjIwNzIyMDk2Mg==
Fixed up this curb yesterday. Gonna rub brick the sidewalk part so I can start doing lip slides

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Re: Show Me Your Curbs
« Reply #482 on: September 06, 2023, 08:01:26 AM »

Nice little curb. Itís an abandoned k mart so itís nice & quite on this side of the strip mall. Just needs wax and not much.
https://instagram.com/stories/absolutely_americano_/3184731205354276685?igshid=MzRlODBiNWFlZA==

I've got a little baby curb like this, right next to the water. It's completely unchallenging to skate and too low for a lot of tricks, but it's a ton of fun to dick around on and you can enjoy a beautiful sunset while you sHrEd.
This is not my SOTY. I'm telling my kids there was no SOTY for 2021

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Re: Show Me Your Curbs
« Reply #483 on: September 06, 2023, 06:59:05 PM »
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Nice little curb. Itís an abandoned k mart so itís nice & quite on this side of the strip mall. Just needs wax and not much.
https://instagram.com/stories/absolutely_americano_/3184731205354276685?igshid=MzRlODBiNWFlZA==
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I've got a little baby curb like this, right next to the water. It's completely unchallenging to skate and too low for a lot of tricks, but it's a ton of fun to dick around on and you can enjoy a beautiful sunset while you sHrEd.
Sounds amazing.

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Re: Show Me Your Curbs
« Reply #484 on: September 06, 2023, 07:24:51 PM »
Just realized I hadnít posted my blue light special.


I have a love for small curbs as well. One school that didnít care if I skated there had a small boy and regulars. Learned a lot of of stuff on that little guy. It helped a bunch getting comfortable doing switch stuff.

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Re: Show Me Your Curbs
« Reply #485 on: September 08, 2023, 11:50:01 PM »
technically it's a curb just not sunk into the floor lol. Randomly stumbled across it the other day, think some BMXers built it years ago. Didnt slide for shit even with copious amounts of wax, which then meant coming back a day or two later and scraping as much of the wax off as possible, hitting it with a rub brick for 30 minutes, then 2 coats clear, 2 paint and 2 clear again. slides like a dream.




hit it with the extension, another two blocks. had varying levels of paint and ended up with some pastel miami vice theme ledge lol


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Re: Show Me Your Curbs
« Reply #486 on: September 09, 2023, 09:43:46 AM »
You re-birthed that place! Guaranteed to be sessioned harder than ever before.
That thing looks absolutely CREAMY! PROPS

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Re: Show Me Your Curbs
« Reply #487 on: September 10, 2023, 11:41:26 PM »

Went to his nice little place for the first time on Saturday. It's super fun to go over the gaps on the left and pretend you're Vov grinding over a vert channel, though I still don't have the balls to try a fakie nosegrind. The curb on the right is a tad high for slappies but perfect for learning new ledge tricks, and it works well as a low manny pad too.
I've got high hopes to make this my street spot for the Winter.

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Re: Show Me Your Curbs
« Reply #488 on: September 11, 2023, 01:40:54 AM »
Thatís unreal, what a great little spot

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Re: Show Me Your Curbs
« Reply #489 on: September 15, 2023, 05:51:53 PM »

Went to his nice little place for the first time on Saturday. It's super fun to go over the gaps on the left and pretend you're Vov grinding over a vert channel, though I still don't have the balls to try a fakie nosegrind. The curb on the right is a tad high for slappies but perfect for learning new ledge tricks, and it works well as a low manny pad too.
I've got high hopes to make this my street spot for the Winter.
Amazing spot!

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Re: Show Me Your Curbs
« Reply #490 on: September 15, 2023, 06:12:21 PM »
@cosmicgypsies thats looks fun now that youíve had your way with it. Just curious as to what the hell bmxers would do on it.

@scab that place looks fun as hell.

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Re: Show Me Your Curbs
« Reply #491 on: September 16, 2023, 03:23:43 AM »
@cosmicgypsies thats looks fun now that youíve had your way with it. Just curious as to what the hell bmxers would do on it.

Yeah, does seem a bit low for bmxers but the skate scene in this town is very small, I've asked around and nobody who skates knows who built it, and the only other people I've seen at the spot are bmxers since there's some other terrain around that's more apt for them. Not to derail the thread but we got a couple other bits done in the last week or two; polejam, rail drilled into the floor and a granite bench you can see in the back. Got a kicker built too along with the back wall for a qp and started plotting out for a manny pad, coming along well.



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Re: Show Me Your Curbs
« Reply #492 on: September 22, 2023, 12:47:56 PM »
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Might fuck around and give it a shot, but the guy didn't seem to be open to discussion. Hope the other guards are more relaxed. I'll stash some emergency food/drinks/beers the next time I'll be going there.
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Itís also possible if you only come around at off-peak hours and are always chill when they ask you to leave that theyíll warm up to you, maybe even leave you alone if they recognize that youíre not wrecking up the place. I hope you get to skate that spot regularly. It sounds nice.
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I'm gonna go with this approach. Might just bring some snacks for them to get 'em through their night shift and hope that'll persuade them. I took some screenshots from a quick video I shot.



The whole place is about 200 meters of smooth concrete and these manny pad/curb combinations. There were bigger curbs in the beginning, as well as this sick downhill curb.



Wow looks so rad! looks like somewhere I could spend several hours

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Re: Show Me Your Curbs
« Reply #493 on: September 22, 2023, 12:48:38 PM »

Went to his nice little place for the first time on Saturday. It's super fun to go over the gaps on the left and pretend you're Vov grinding over a vert channel, though I still don't have the balls to try a fakie nosegrind. The curb on the right is a tad high for slappies but perfect for learning new ledge tricks, and it works well as a low manny pad too.
I've got high hopes to make this my street spot for the Winter.

This one is cool, is the one on the right lined with metal?