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Re: Whats it like working at a skateshop
« Reply #30 on: August 24, 2020, 07:15:58 PM »
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Re: Whats it like working at a skateshop
« Reply #31 on: August 24, 2020, 10:17:49 PM »
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basically a live version of slap
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I worked at a shop for six years. This is most on-point answer.


Did any of you guys ever notice that if you took off the end "er" from his name, moved the "b" to after the "i" and then added an "l" to the "b" that you just moved, you'd spell "Bible"?

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Re: Whats it like working at a skateshop
« Reply #32 on: September 15, 2020, 07:39:53 PM »
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Worked part time at a local skate shop when i was 18..luv setting up new completes and pretending it is mine.. Back then a full set branded complete cost 400 malaysian ringgit..
Now 22years later, there's not a single skateshop in town.. A branded decks coat between 240-330 malaysian ringgit.. Plenty of fake Bones bearings & Spitfire wheels in the local market. And blank made in china decks & blank trucks..
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@GBLange - are you in KL? I saw one of the big shops in Berjaya Time Square selling knock off boards, bearings and wheels from China, really depressing. I'm your neighbor across the straits and the situation here is only slightly better. There are only 3 shops, 1 core, 1 that over-charges and 1 that never has stock of anything new.

I gripped 3 boards this week for homies; fuckers have 101 excuses why they can't handle a blade and file. Also spent 45 minutes removing griptape from a board i wanted to keep as a wall hanger. My hands were so rough afterwards it made jacking off 7% less pleasurable than usual. And for that I cannot recommend working in a skateshop.
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Not in KL but in a tiny city of Miri, Sarawak.. just next to Brunei.. Kuching has some skateshops, like the well known Rupert Rage owned by William.. Been going to his shop since 1992.. I'm pretty sure i know which skateshop ur referring to in Berjaya Timesquare.. I compared the bones reds i got from them and with the one that i got from an authorized Bones dealer. Definetely fakes.. And i just came across an instagram page where this dude is making a Made in Malaysia skate trucks
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@GBLange - PM me the link? I got to check this out. I know there is a brand coming out of Indonesia? Was the drop in quality really different between the online Bones and original Bones? I wouldn't mid giving them a try since they are a few dollars.

@rocklobster the trucks soo bad..seems like he's making his own cast/mold.. I've only compared the bones Reds. u can see the difference on the shields..the fake ones has "TM" instead of a "R" at the end of the Reds wording.

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Re: Whats it like working at a skateshop
« Reply #33 on: September 15, 2020, 09:22:08 PM »
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Worked part time at a local skate shop when i was 18..luv setting up new completes and pretending it is mine.. Back then a full set branded complete cost 400 malaysian ringgit..
Now 22years later, there's not a single skateshop in town.. A branded decks coat between 240-330 malaysian ringgit.. Plenty of fake Bones bearings & Spitfire wheels in the local market. And blank made in china decks & blank trucks..
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@GBLange - are you in KL? I saw one of the big shops in Berjaya Time Square selling knock off boards, bearings and wheels from China, really depressing. I'm your neighbor across the straits and the situation here is only slightly better. There are only 3 shops, 1 core, 1 that over-charges and 1 that never has stock of anything new.

I gripped 3 boards this week for homies; fuckers have 101 excuses why they can't handle a blade and file. Also spent 45 minutes removing griptape from a board i wanted to keep as a wall hanger. My hands were so rough afterwards it made jacking off 7% less pleasurable than usual. And for that I cannot recommend working in a skateshop.
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Not in KL but in a tiny city of Miri, Sarawak.. just next to Brunei.. Kuching has some skateshops, like the well known Rupert Rage owned by William.. Been going to his shop since 1992.. I'm pretty sure i know which skateshop ur referring to in Berjaya Timesquare.. I compared the bones reds i got from them and with the one that i got from an authorized Bones dealer. Definetely fakes.. And i just came across an instagram page where this dude is making a Made in Malaysia skate trucks
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@GBLange - PM me the link? I got to check this out. I know there is a brand coming out of Indonesia? Was the drop in quality really different between the online Bones and original Bones? I wouldn't mid giving them a try since they are a few dollars.
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@rocklobster the trucks soo bad..seems like he's making his own cast/mold.. I've only compared the bones Reds. u can see the difference on the shields..the fake ones has "TM" instead of a "R" at the end of the Reds wording.

Good looking out man, I'm going to try some of the $5 bearings off Aliexpress, see how they hold up. The Spitfire wheel they are flooding the market with look wack, the colors just aren't right.
Did any of you guys ever notice that if you took off the end "er" from his name, moved the "b" to after the "i" and then added an "l" to the "b" that you just moved, you'd spell "Bible"?