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Re: New royal trucks
« Reply #30 on: October 28, 2021, 05:14:40 PM »
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I got sent a set to check out, look very similar to thunders aesthetically.
I'm gonna try them this weekend.
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Look forward to the feedback. What size did they send you?
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149 8.5
for any pals interested we got our shipment today, my apologies for the low quality pic, waiting for assets from royal
http://www.35thave.com/shop/Skate/Trucks/Royal/p/Royal-Trucks-raw-set-of-2-x60417394.htm

Any idea on the height of them yet?

*Also looks like royal did the standard kingpin version and inverted kingpin on the new trucks so you get the option of which one you want.

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Re: New royal trucks
« Reply #31 on: October 28, 2021, 05:23:05 PM »
We just compared, I would say height is the same as venture so 52mm or so.

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Re: New royal trucks
« Reply #32 on: October 28, 2021, 05:39:38 PM »
We just compared, I would say height is the same as venture so 52mm or so.
Damn, now I want to try them!
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Re: New royal trucks
« Reply #33 on: October 28, 2021, 06:05:11 PM »
What a time to be alive for skateboard trucks. Lurpiv's...reinvented royals... I'd actually mmmmaybe consider trying these but I hate that crown baseplate stamp, yuck. And yeah, I suck so I'm not gonna nose or tailslide it away.

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Re: New royal trucks
« Reply #34 on: October 28, 2021, 06:18:29 PM »
As someone who randomly did some of the best skating of my youth on Royals (and who also broke the kingpin on said Royals within 20 minutes of getting back into skating as an adult) they will always have a soft spot in my heart.   

Does anyone know where these are made?  If theyre a shorter wheelbase Thunder Id be interested in giving them a try. 

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Re: New royal trucks
« Reply #35 on: October 28, 2021, 08:00:54 PM »
We just compared, I would say height is the same as venture so 52mm or so.

Damn, I wanted them closer to a Venture Lo, 50mm region

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Re: New royal trucks
« Reply #36 on: October 28, 2021, 08:04:13 PM »
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We just compared, I would say height is the same as venture so 52mm or so.
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Damn, I wanted them closer to a Venture Lo, 50mm region

Irrc they used to be 50mm

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Re: New royal trucks
« Reply #37 on: October 28, 2021, 09:10:04 PM »
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How does Griffin Gass rule so hard on Royals? Keeps me up at night..
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Dont forget Mike Mo, who was probably one of the best on flat before his injury and he rode royals
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I mean.if its like that: Wes skated em for quite awhile, AVE, Hsu, CK1.

Nigel was on fucking Silver...

I'm holding out for the Ultra lights version (hollow/hollow); hopefully they baseplates are universal so I can add an inverted pin to the hollows.
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Re: New royal trucks
« Reply #38 on: October 28, 2021, 09:30:11 PM »
Im biting. Im a thunder guy, but Ive been on a nostalgia kick and I bought a g052. May as well set it up with new thunders. Buying a set now.

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Re: New royal trucks
« Reply #39 on: October 29, 2021, 03:10:34 AM »
It'd be crazy if royals became the new meta for decent low trucks like what tensor has done with the taller ATGs. I posted earlier in the less popular truck thread but they're popping up in shops already. If they're good I'll probably buy them since feature wise it sounds like it has everything people want right now (lower to feel poppy, inverted kingpin, hopefully turns well, etc)

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Re: New royal trucks
« Reply #40 on: October 29, 2021, 05:34:58 AM »
It'd be crazy if royals became the new meta for decent low trucks like what tensor has done with the taller ATGs. I posted earlier in the less popular truck thread but they're popping up in shops already. If they're good I'll probably buy them since feature wise it sounds like it has everything people want right now (lower to feel poppy, inverted kingpin, hopefully turns well, etc)

2022 is the year of Royal trucks! If Tensor could gain some relevance in 2019/2020, Royal can make that come back. And if they are half way decent with the features (inverted kingpin, lowered height, not too heavy) then we got a stew going.

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Re: New royal trucks
« Reply #41 on: October 29, 2021, 05:49:12 AM »
Yall remember the description for the OG royals in the CCS catalogs back in the day? Said something to the effect of "still grinds like the clutch on your 90something civic". Even as a kid who didn't know how to drive stick yet, I was like "that doesn't sound good at all, who would want that?"
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Re: New royal trucks
« Reply #42 on: October 29, 2021, 06:28:34 AM »
Weighed all the standard raw trucks in the same size
Independent 13.4 oz
Thunder 12.9
Venture 13.2
Royal 12.3

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Re: New royal trucks
« Reply #43 on: October 29, 2021, 06:46:28 AM »
It'd be crazy if royals became the new meta for decent low trucks like what tensor has done with the taller ATGs. I posted earlier in the less popular truck thread but they're popping up in shops already. If they're good I'll probably buy them since feature wise it sounds like it has everything people want right now (lower to feel poppy, inverted kingpin, hopefully turns well, etc)

love the new Tensor mag light ATGs have a set for my setups.

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Re: New royal trucks
« Reply #44 on: October 29, 2021, 08:35:03 AM »
The new royal trucks actually look pretty good. My homie who gets hooked up by them said they skate similar to a venture but are better. He said the bushings in the new ones are really good and turn very well. Im still up in the air about them but they are on my mind to try

didn't really care about the new royals before, but this very bold statement in another thread got me super curious. so if anyone who ordered them and has experience with ventures, pls share how it goes
also, i'm really liking the bushing color \_(ツ)_/

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Re: New royal trucks
« Reply #45 on: October 29, 2021, 09:25:28 AM »
Just ordered a pair of the new Raw 144's non-inverted kingpin. Will report back once they arrive and I set them up.

Currently skating Indy's.

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Re: New royal trucks
« Reply #46 on: October 29, 2021, 11:42:55 AM »
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I set up a set of the 149 8.5 raw with a habitat 8.5 14.25 wb and spitfire 52s, Im also a big old guy 47 and 6 200lbs, I kept the stock bushings and gave them 1.5 turns to tighten them.
Im a fan, they turn super well and the stock bushings feel like ace bushings. The grind was great, pop was solid. Would compare the turn to a mix of Indy and ace.
My garage is pretty tight and i made the turn easily.
https://youtu.be/Wo0nZlcyWSM

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Re: New royal trucks
« Reply #47 on: October 29, 2021, 11:58:57 AM »
Nice garage set up.

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Re: New royal trucks
« Reply #48 on: October 29, 2021, 12:00:00 PM »
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Re: New royal trucks
« Reply #49 on: October 29, 2021, 05:03:40 PM »
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Re: New royal trucks
« Reply #50 on: October 29, 2021, 05:32:45 PM »
Preface
I set up a set of the 149 8.5 raw with a habitat 8.5 14.25 wb and spitfire 52s, Im also a big old guy 47 and 6 200lbs, I kept the stock bushings and gave them 1.5 turns to tighten them.
Im a fan, they turn super well and the stock bushings feel like ace bushings. The grind was great, pop was solid. Would compare the turn to a mix of Indy and ace.
My garage is pretty tight and i made the turn easily.
https://youtu.be/Wo0nZlcyWSM

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Re: New royal trucks
« Reply #51 on: October 29, 2021, 05:42:04 PM »
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Re: New royal trucks
« Reply #52 on: October 29, 2021, 05:42:25 PM »
Preface
I set up a set of the 149 8.5 raw with a habitat 8.5 14.25 wb and spitfire 52s, Im also a big old guy 47 and 6 200lbs, I kept the stock bushings and gave them 1.5 turns to tighten them.
Im a fan, they turn super well and the stock bushings feel like ace bushings. The grind was great, pop was solid. Would compare the turn to a mix of Indy and ace.
My garage is pretty tight and i made the turn easily.
https://youtu.be/Wo0nZlcyWSM

Damn, I'm gonna have to get a pair lol.

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Re: New royal trucks
« Reply #53 on: October 29, 2021, 05:45:37 PM »
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I'd love to hear Ben Degros' take on them and have Slap analyze the hell out of the wheelbase. If these are a Low 8.25 truck I'm down to try a pair, I ordered a pair of Mini Logo trucks just for the height reduction.
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Ben hated the older version so doubt he will review them
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That one is lost in the ether unfortunately, wonder if he hated them more than Krux.

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How does Griffin Gass rule so hard on Royals? Keeps me up at night..
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Dont forget Mike Mo, who was probably one of the best on flat before his injury and he rode royals
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I mean.if its like that: Wes skated em for quite awhile, AVE, Hsu, CK1.
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Add Mariano to that list too.

And D Gar too.

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Re: New royal trucks
« Reply #54 on: October 29, 2021, 05:48:45 PM »
How are people shitting on Indy for moving to China but stoked on a 20 year old China-made truck company finally making something that is actually worthy of selling?

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Re: New royal trucks
« Reply #55 on: October 29, 2021, 06:00:21 PM »
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I'd love to hear Ben Degros' take on them and have Slap analyze the hell out of the wheelbase. If these are a Low 8.25 truck I'm down to try a pair, I ordered a pair of Mini Logo trucks just for the height reduction.
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Ben hated the older version so doubt he will review them
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That one is lost in the ether unfortunately, wonder if he hated them more than Krux.

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How does Griffin Gass rule so hard on Royals? Keeps me up at night..
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Dont forget Mike Mo, who was probably one of the best on flat before his injury and he rode royals
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I mean.if its like that: Wes skated em for quite awhile, AVE, Hsu, CK1.
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Add Mariano to that list too.
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And D Gar too.

D Gar and Raymond Molinar both rode royals, in a lot of their footage. KT too.
I dunno how I left off Danny Garcia tho. Some of my fave stuff ever that guy.

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Re: New royal trucks
« Reply #56 on: October 29, 2021, 06:10:47 PM »
How are people shitting on Indy for moving to China but stoked on a 20 year old China-made truck company finally making something that is actually worthy of selling?

everyone loves an underdog success story, right?

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Re: New royal trucks
« Reply #57 on: October 29, 2021, 06:13:56 PM »
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How are people shitting on Indy for moving to China but stoked on a 20 year old China-made truck company finally making something that is actually worthy of selling?
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everyone loves an underdog success story, right?

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Re: New royal trucks
« Reply #58 on: October 29, 2021, 06:40:36 PM »
How are people shitting on Indy for moving to China but stoked on a 20 year old China-made truck company finally making something that is actually worthy of selling?

Personally could care less where trucks are made and think indys are still good trucks after the move to china...maybe even better i could say. I know most slap pals hate on crailtap but im still a craig fan so i support them and am down to try some royals out again after many years of riding the same trucks. Thats just me though

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Re: New royal trucks
« Reply #59 on: October 29, 2021, 07:02:41 PM »
Weighed all the standard raw trucks in the same size
Independent 13.4 oz
Thunder 12.9
Venture 13.2
Royal 12.3

That's a great weight for a standard, pretty impressed they could get that low. Thanks for the info.

Any chance you do a wheel clearance on nose/tail slides comparison? If it's better than Thunder I'll for sure cop a pair.