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Re: Polar Shapes
« Reply #780 on: February 16, 2023, 05:13:04 PM »
does anyone have a polar 9” popsicle on hand?
i know polar has a history of labeling 14.38 wb as 14.5
want to know if thats still the case before i buy
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Re: Polar Shapes
« Reply #781 on: February 16, 2023, 07:09:46 PM »
does anyone have a polar 9” popsicle on hand?
i know polar has a history of labeling 14.38 wb as 14.5
want to know if thats still the case before i buy


Hopefully someone does have one, but everywhere I look they are all 9.0 x 32.5ish with 14.5 wb, 7.0 nose and 6.75 to 6.8 tail.

That is even the smaller places who usually measure their own boards, but I know it still doesn't help unless someone has one in hand, as you said, because they have mislabeled their boards a little too often.


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Re: Polar Shapes
« Reply #782 on: February 22, 2023, 10:55:38 AM »
are the standard 8.5 pops actually 14.375 wb or 14.5. ik for the p2 they are but wb the standards?

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Re: Polar Shapes
« Reply #783 on: February 22, 2023, 04:43:13 PM »
are the standard 8.5 pops actually 14.375 wb or 14.5. ik for the p2 they are but wb the standards?

14.375 on the one I had

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Re: Polar Shapes
« Reply #784 on: February 23, 2023, 09:44:40 AM »
does anyone have a polar 9” popsicle on hand?
i know polar has a history of labeling 14.38 wb as 14.5
want to know if thats still the case before i buy

Just got an 8.5” polar popsicle today and it’s coming in a 14.38 WB

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Re: Polar Shapes
« Reply #785 on: February 23, 2023, 10:55:19 AM »
does anyone have a polar 9” popsicle on hand?
i know polar has a history of labeling 14.38 wb as 14.5
want to know if thats still the case before i buy

I have one setup and one on ice. Both measure out to be 14.5 on the dot.

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Re: Polar Shapes
« Reply #786 on: February 23, 2023, 04:32:19 PM »
Does Polar now have two different 8.25 shapes out or did one replace the other?

The one I have (Dane Brady model from like 2 years ago) says 14.125 wb on the sticker but the wb is more like 14.32. I read something from a 8.25 with a 14.25 wb.

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Re: Polar Shapes
« Reply #787 on: February 23, 2023, 09:50:38 PM »
thanks for the answers
got one in hand today and 14.5 it is
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Re: Polar Shapes
« Reply #788 on: February 24, 2023, 04:27:29 AM »
I’ve written off Polar due to their too short wheelbases but if they’re actually now moving to the stated measurements I might give them another chance. Gotta buy locally though as it seems to be a bit of a crapshoot still. Thankfully many of the shops here carry Polar.

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Re: Polar Shapes
« Reply #789 on: February 24, 2023, 08:38:38 AM »
Does Polar now have two different 8.25 shapes out or did one replace the other?

The one I have (Dane Brady model from like 2 years ago) says 14.125 wb on the sticker but the wb is more like 14.32. I read something from a 8.25 with a 14.25 wb.
They used to be 14.125 but they switched all the 8.25s up to 14.25 for some reason. Had to quit skating polars after that

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Re: Polar Shapes
« Reply #790 on: March 29, 2023, 08:32:34 PM »
is it just me or did polar skip a season or two of hardgoods? feel like its been a long time since ive seen new boards form them
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Re: Polar Shapes
« Reply #791 on: March 29, 2023, 09:55:19 PM »
is it just me or did polar skip a season or two of hardgoods? feel like its been a long time since ive seen new boards form them


I keep seeing Polar stock updates, but don't really follow the different drops that closely for hardgoods.

Softgoods for Spring 23 was out about a month ago, from the Polar instagram.


What drop are these from, from the Polar site?


https://polarskateco.com/collections/decks


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Re: Polar Shapes
« Reply #792 on: March 29, 2023, 10:30:03 PM »
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is it just me or did polar skip a season or two of hardgoods? feel like its been a long time since ive seen new boards form them
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I keep seeing Polar stock updates, but don't really follow the different drops that closely for hardgoods.

Softgoods for Spring 23 was out about a month ago, from the Polar instagram.


What drop are these from, from the Polar site?


https://polarskateco.com/collections/decks







idk how their drops work but some of those boards are very old, i got a Shin Astro Boy at least a year ago, if not longer. that seems like three drops worth of old boards there, idk.


https://polarskateco.com/collections/hardgoods/products/shin-sanbongi-astro-boy

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Re: Polar Shapes
« Reply #793 on: March 29, 2023, 10:54:58 PM »
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Does Polar now have two different 8.25 shapes out or did one replace the other?

The one I have (Dane Brady model from like 2 years ago) says 14.125 wb on the sticker but the wb is more like 14.32. I read something from a 8.25 with a 14.25 wb.
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They used to be 14.125 but they switched all the 8.25s up to 14.25 for some reason. Had to quit skating polars after that

They still have some 8.25 x 14.125 on their site, not sure they are recent or not

https://usa.polarskateco.com/collections/8-25/products/shin-sanbongi-queen

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Re: Polar Shapes
« Reply #794 on: March 30, 2023, 03:28:34 AM »
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is it just me or did polar skip a season or two of hardgoods? feel like its been a long time since ive seen new boards form them
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I keep seeing Polar stock updates, but don't really follow the different drops that closely for hardgoods.

Softgoods for Spring 23 was out about a month ago, from the Polar instagram.


What drop are these from, from the Polar site?


https://polarskateco.com/collections/decks



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idk how their drops work but some of those boards are very old, i got a Shin Astro Boy at least a year ago, if not longer. that seems like three drops worth of old boards there, idk.


https://polarskateco.com/collections/hardgoods/products/shin-sanbongi-astro-boy



Yeah, Fall range was the last lot out, around October 2022 going by what I can see from some sources.

Not a full drop, but these boards just came out here anyway:


https://www.instagram.com/p/CqXGdriJ31W/



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Re: Polar Shapes
« Reply #795 on: April 17, 2023, 09:19:52 PM »
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is it just me or did polar skip a season or two of hardgoods? feel like its been a long time since ive seen new boards form them
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I keep seeing Polar stock updates, but don't really follow the different drops that closely for hardgoods.

Softgoods for Spring 23 was out about a month ago, from the Polar instagram.


What drop are these from, from the Polar site?


https://polarskateco.com/collections/decks

I’m not sure what different drops these are all from, but none of these are from he the last 6-8 months.
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Re: Polar Shapes
« Reply #796 on: May 16, 2023, 04:04:47 PM »
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is it just me or did polar skip a season or two of hardgoods? feel like its been a long time since ive seen new boards form them
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I keep seeing Polar stock updates, but don't really follow the different drops that closely for hardgoods.

Softgoods for Spring 23 was out about a month ago, from the Polar instagram.


What drop are these from, from the Polar site?


https://polarskateco.com/collections/decks
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I’m not sure what different drops these are all from, but none of these are from he the last 6-8 months.


You might already know, but Polar Spring 23 is out now, from some shop emails I received.

If nowhere else, Tactics has them in stock to have a look at graphics, shapes, etc.


https://www.tactics.com/polar-skate-co/skate
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Re: Polar Shapes
« Reply #797 on: May 19, 2023, 11:38:20 PM »
are there no 9.0s or am i blind
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Re: Polar Shapes
« Reply #798 on: May 20, 2023, 03:53:38 AM »
are there no 9.0s or am i blind


Maybe not.

None on Tactics, but these are the current ones from the Polar site, which might make it easier to search on store sites.


https://polarskateco.com/collections/9-0


Note - no new graphics, just whatever they have there anyway.


These are the new graphics.


https://www.instagram.com/p/CrlS5K5oPrL/
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Re: Polar Shapes
« Reply #799 on: May 26, 2023, 06:17:09 AM »
at this point polar should just keep the 8.5 wb as 14.375 instead of 14.5. they’ve been mismarketing it for a minute so why not just stick to it. plus brands rarely pump out 14.375s

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Re: Polar Shapes
« Reply #800 on: May 26, 2023, 06:37:49 AM »
8.25" X 31.875" is clearly dead, just old stock floating around. Bummer. Not a fan of the new 8.25x32 (shape is different, not just length).

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Re: Polar Shapes
« Reply #801 on: May 26, 2023, 06:49:26 AM »
8.25" X 31.875" is clearly dead, just old stock floating around. Bummer. Not a fan of the new 8.25x32 (shape is different, not just length).

I took the 8.25 X 31.875 off two days ago. Rode it for 3 months to be sure if I like or don't like the shape. I don't like the shape. Tail and wheelbase felt too long for me.
Back to my old Magenta 8.25 and everything worked again. What are the differences to the new Polar 8.25 X 32 ?

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Re: Polar Shapes
« Reply #802 on: May 26, 2023, 03:11:37 PM »
does anyone have a polar 9” popsicle on hand?
i know polar has a history of labeling 14.38 wb as 14.5
want to know if thats still the case before i buy

I have an 8.5 popsicle and it was measures at 14.5. I would imagine 9 would be a little longer
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Re: Polar Shapes
« Reply #803 on: May 26, 2023, 05:04:40 PM »
8.25" X 31.875" is clearly dead, just old stock floating around. Bummer. Not a fan of the new 8.25x32 (shape is different, not just length).
that sucks, i liked that shape with thunder 148's.