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Re: Big Boards 9"+( I wanna hear big boys talk about their big boards)
« Reply #5280 on: January 24, 2023, 03:02:02 PM »
Thanx buddy yeah itís actually a sheet of grip that came that way and I just cut it up (::

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« Reply #5281 on: January 24, 2023, 03:18:02 PM »
Thanx buddy yeah itís actually a sheet of grip that came that way and I just cut it up (::

Ah, looks good to me! I really dislike prefab graphic grip, but anytime I've seen people cut up a graphic sheet it looks sick. Might have to keep that in mind if I ever want to go all out on a grip job.
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« Reply #5282 on: January 24, 2023, 04:10:56 PM »
I just look at it as a texture you know?

Obviously some graphics or colors donít look good but if itís got an overall good color and pattern Iíll grab it sometimes

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Re: Big Boards 9"+( I wanna hear big boys talk about their big boards)
« Reply #5283 on: January 24, 2023, 04:48:52 PM »
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Also, only dlx decks have the Roman numeral,
Not all bbs decks.
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Yeh, but last I checked Anti Hero were definitely a DLX brand.

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Don't know if it has anything to do with it, but I'm based in Europe. I think I've had 3 decks that were marked with a number out of approximately 15 decks.
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This is what I think too. Or maybe we only get the Iís and theyíre harder to see.

I wish online shopping permitted selection of different presses, cause then I could add a new level of madness, now that Iím pretty much over truck, wheel and bearings/spacer madness.
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Iím in Finland and have bought a whole bunch of DLX decks all around Europe and since the introduction of the number system I havenít had a single one without the number pressed on there.

Pretty sure your deck is a I or then it could be several years old too but I donít think thatís very likely. Of course thereís always an off chance of it having been left out by mistake.
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Kiitos!
It is quite possible that mine has been sitting around in a warehouse. Iím in Denmark, and i bought it from the Danish branch of the British Skatepro online shop. And it was discounted some. Not many skaters here, and most ride smaller boards.
Itís a great board anyhow, and it seems legit enough.


During the pandemic quite a few orange eagles didn't get the stamp, as per three I picked up in 2021 that might have been going elsewhere for other brands, but were pulled and reallocated to DLX in BBS.  That is the theory anyway.  They are the same wood, same concave, same everything only the warning sticker is right in the middle of the bolts over the dot, where most boards have them, compared to the DLX boards that are above the bolts so people can see what number the board is.

At that time the orange eagle was near impossible to get, along with quite a few other shapes, especially in the bigger sizes, so I was stoked to grab them and I think I just happened to be in the right place at the right time when stock arrived.

I also happen on some older stock now and then too, although it is increasingly difficult to find any boards pre press position stamp nowdays, but some shops have had some boards sitting around in clearance bins or even in the back room or whatever, that people might not notice so much if they have the generic eagle graphic, compared to something that is easily dated for a specific run.

People in places other than USA would often have a significant delay on product too, eg I am in Australia, others in Europe or harder to reach places might also have some similar things.

Not a worry either way, as pretty much every single board for the last four or five years has had the press position stamp for DLX boards, but there have been the other occasional brand that ended up with some boards marked for DLX that were reallocated, eg a Heated Wheel board had a III stamp I saw not too long ago and I think there was another one someone had taken a pic of and sent to me, but I can't remember the brand now.

Funny really, but they are all legit boards from BBS woodshop.

I talk too much about skateboards.  Sorry.

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« Reply #5284 on: January 24, 2023, 09:55:00 PM »
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Also, only dlx decks have the Roman numeral,
Not all bbs decks.
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Yeh, but last I checked Anti Hero were definitely a DLX brand.

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Don't know if it has anything to do with it, but I'm based in Europe. I think I've had 3 decks that were marked with a number out of approximately 15 decks.
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This is what I think too. Or maybe we only get the Iís and theyíre harder to see.

I wish online shopping permitted selection of different presses, cause then I could add a new level of madness, now that Iím pretty much over truck, wheel and bearings/spacer madness.
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Iím in Finland and have bought a whole bunch of DLX decks all around Europe and since the introduction of the number system I havenít had a single one without the number pressed on there.

Pretty sure your deck is a I or then it could be several years old too but I donít think thatís very likely. Of course thereís always an off chance of it having been left out by mistake.
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Kiitos!
It is quite possible that mine has been sitting around in a warehouse. Iím in Denmark, and i bought it from the Danish branch of the British Skatepro online shop. And it was discounted some. Not many skaters here, and most ride smaller boards.
Itís a great board anyhow, and it seems legit enough.
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During the pandemic quite a few orange eagles didn't get the stamp, as per three I picked up in 2021 that might have been going elsewhere for other brands, but were pulled and reallocated to DLX in BBS.  That is the theory anyway.  They are the same wood, same concave, same everything only the warning sticker is right in the middle of the bolts over the dot, where most boards have them, compared to the DLX boards that are above the bolts so people can see what number the board is.

At that time the orange eagle was near impossible to get, along with quite a few other shapes, especially in the bigger sizes, so I was stoked to grab them and I think I just happened to be in the right place at the right time when stock arrived.

I also happen on some older stock now and then too, although it is increasingly difficult to find any boards pre press position stamp nowdays, but some shops have had some boards sitting around in clearance bins or even in the back room or whatever, that people might not notice so much if they have the generic eagle graphic, compared to something that is easily dated for a specific run.

People in places other than USA would often have a significant delay on product too, eg I am in Australia, others in Europe or harder to reach places might also have some similar things.

Not a worry either way, as pretty much every single board for the last four or five years has had the press position stamp for DLX boards, but there have been the other occasional brand that ended up with some boards marked for DLX that were reallocated, eg a Heated Wheel board had a III stamp I saw not too long ago and I think there was another one someone had taken a pic of and sent to me, but I can't remember the brand now.

Funny really, but they are all legit boards from BBS woodshop.

Thanks man! My tits have been significantly calmed by you telling me this. I think itís exactly one of those cases youíve described.
But now Iím starting to doubt if it actually is just a very faint ďIĒ I see in my pictures.
Who TF knows? Iím a dumb noob-kook. Just happy I got what I ordered.
Im too dumb to figure out how to make this drawing my profile pic.


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Re: Big Boards 9"+( I wanna hear big boys talk about their big boards)
« Reply #5285 on: January 25, 2023, 08:00:51 AM »
One final important addition


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Re: Big Boards 9"+( I wanna hear big boys talk about their big boards)
« Reply #5286 on: January 25, 2023, 08:09:46 AM »

Thanks man! My tits have been significantly calmed by you telling me this. I think itís exactly one of those cases youíve described.
But now Iím starting to doubt if it actually is just a very faint ďIĒ I see in my pictures.
Who TF knows? Iím a dumb noob-kook. Just happy I got what I ordered.


Some of the more recent stamps have definitely been very hard to see, but are still there, with a "I" probably being the hardest, whereas "IV" which I try to find are probably the easiest to see, even when mis stamped.  Most are pretty clear though and I can feel them with a fingernail easily enough too, if it is hard to see or there is a price sticker over that area, as per a couple of shops that always do that.

The joys of checking every single board I see, in any place I go.

I talk too much about skateboards.  Sorry.

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« Reply #5287 on: January 25, 2023, 09:36:11 AM »
One final important addition


Fuck, that Lone Gunmen sticker really ties the whole room together!
Iíd skin my knee and palms so bad on my buddyís jump ramp with that thing.

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« Reply #5288 on: January 27, 2023, 03:40:13 AM »
Might be other better threads for this but looks like blast has their 10" boards again
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« Reply #5289 on: January 27, 2023, 06:56:15 AM »
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Just ordered my first 9" skateboard.  I've gone up as far as 8.88 and usually skate 8.75.  I love the newish line of Dead Dave graphics from Heroin, so I had to order one.
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I liked the new Dave series a lot too. Got the same graphic, but I came from a long time of skating the 10 inch Mutants, so it felt really weird to be back on a popsicle again. The first session felt so sketch, but I was able to pop my tricks higher. Riding Indys again after 6 months of just my Ace 77s didn't really make this proces any easier, but during the second session everything felt familiar already. I never have trouble sizing up, but sizing down and adjusting to that feels terrible.

Very cool, I'm bouncing between indy's and ace's too.  Though a size or two down 159 and 60 af1's.  I didn't bother sizing my indy's up for the 9" because my wheels stick out so much they should be flush with the 9".  What are your thoughts on the razor top (??) thing Heroin does?  I've gripped the board up and stood on it and my first though was this would give super shinners.  I am super stoked to ride it though, and I'm tempted if all goes well to buy a few more just because I get such a kick out of the graphics in this newer line.

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« Reply #5290 on: January 28, 2023, 01:31:19 PM »
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Polar Dane 1 9.75Ē/14.125WB
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« Reply #5291 on: January 29, 2023, 08:31:54 AM »
bit the bullet and got one of the new Blast decks. now i really wanna try the new wood and set it up as me next board. but i also going on a trip soon and probably rather ride a shape i already know i like and skate the best on when traveling.
so i'm stuck on deciding if i set this up next or just do another Heroin Mutant.

this 9.5 Mutant Smasher is really cool to me casue i absolutely loved the Kaiju inspired figure they did back then and still regret not buying one. aswell as the original and japanese Smahers beeing some of my favorite boardgraphics of them.
and this shape is one they did a couple times before too and i wanted to try it for a while.

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set it up this week, a couple sessions in now im still not quite sure about this deck. the wood itself feels good. it doesnt have a rocker like the Gnosis boards had. but i didn't care for that anyway.
i do like that now they use actually dyed plies again instead of that wierd painting they did that made the plain wood color come through after a couple slides on the Gnosis decks.

my main issue is the nose beeing really short throwing me off after skating Curb Killers and Dead Dave's all year. i just can't get noseslides on this and my foot slipped off a couple times too. on the other hand crooks have never been this easy. makes me wonder if big noses drag more on crooks?
also notice i pop my 180s much better on this board. maybe the loonger tail or lighter weight play into that.

i still got 5 weeks to figure out if i wanna commit to taking this board with me on my trip, or just set up a fresh Dead Dave before i leave.


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« Reply #5292 on: January 30, 2023, 01:21:41 AM »
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Just ordered my first 9" skateboard.  I've gone up as far as 8.88 and usually skate 8.75.  I love the newish line of Dead Dave graphics from Heroin, so I had to order one.
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I liked the new Dave series a lot too. Got the same graphic, but I came from a long time of skating the 10 inch Mutants, so it felt really weird to be back on a popsicle again. The first session felt so sketch, but I was able to pop my tricks higher. Riding Indys again after 6 months of just my Ace 77s didn't really make this proces any easier, but during the second session everything felt familiar already. I never have trouble sizing up, but sizing down and adjusting to that feels terrible.
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Very cool, I'm bouncing between indy's and ace's too.  Though a size or two down 159 and 60 af1's.  I didn't bother sizing my indy's up for the 9" because my wheels stick out so much they should be flush with the 9".  What are your thoughts on the razor top (??) thing Heroin does?  I've gripped the board up and stood on it and my first though was this would give super shinners.  I am super stoked to ride it though, and I'm tempted if all goes well to buy a few more just because I get such a kick out of the graphics in this newer line.

I also like 159s on 9" popsicles. I like the tiny bit of magic carpet I get with them, but I do add an extra washer on the inside to make it a bit more flush with the deck.

Also I'm kinda neutral on the razortop. I've had a lot of Heroin decks with/without it and I don't really notice any difference if I'm honest. You can feel a tiny difference in fliptricks and shuvs, but it's not that big of a change. Shinners don't hurt worse than a normal finish, so I wouldn't be worrying about that. The only really noticeable difference to me was how it's easier to grip a deck that's got the razortop.

my main issue is the nose beeing really short throwing me off after skating Curb Killers and Dead Dave's all year. i just can't get noseslides on this and my foot slipped off a couple times too. on the other hand crooks have never been this easy. makes me wonder if big noses drag more on crooks?
also notice i pop my 180s much better on this board. maybe the loonger tail or lighter weight play into that.

i still got 5 weeks to figure out if i wanna commit to taking this board with me on my trip, or just set up a fresh Dead Dave before i leave.



Totally feel this. The Mutant has a huge nose, so switching to any other deck will make it feel so tiny. The first 3 sessions on a 9" Polar popsicle felt like skating a 7.5 after skating two Mutants back to back.
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« Reply #5293 on: January 30, 2023, 01:22:20 AM »
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Just ordered my first 9" skateboard.  I've gone up as far as 8.88 and usually skate 8.75.  I love the newish line of Dead Dave graphics from Heroin, so I had to order one.
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I liked the new Dave series a lot too. Got the same graphic, but I came from a long time of skating the 10 inch Mutants, so it felt really weird to be back on a popsicle again. The first session felt so sketch, but I was able to pop my tricks higher. Riding Indys again after 6 months of just my Ace 77s didn't really make this proces any easier, but during the second session everything felt familiar already. I never have trouble sizing up, but sizing down and adjusting to that feels terrible.
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Very cool, I'm bouncing between indy's and ace's too.  Though a size or two down 159 and 60 af1's.  I didn't bother sizing my indy's up for the 9" because my wheels stick out so much they should be flush with the 9".  What are your thoughts on the razor top (??) thing Heroin does?  I've gripped the board up and stood on it and my first though was this would give super shinners.  I am super stoked to ride it though, and I'm tempted if all goes well to buy a few more just because I get such a kick out of the graphics in this newer line.
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I also like 159s on 9" popsicles. I like the tiny bit of magic carpet I get with them, but I do add an extra washer on the inside to make it a tiny bit more flush with the deck.

Also I'm kinda neutral on the razortop. I've had a lot of Heroin decks with/without it and I don't really notice any difference if I'm honest. You can feel a tiny difference in fliptricks and shuvs, but it's not that big of a change. Shinners don't hurt worse than a normal finish, so I wouldn't be worrying about that. The only really noticeable difference to me was how it's easier to grip a deck that's got the razortop.

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my main issue is the nose beeing really short throwing me off after skating Curb Killers and Dead Dave's all year. i just can't get noseslides on this and my foot slipped off a couple times too. on the other hand crooks have never been this easy. makes me wonder if big noses drag more on crooks?
also notice i pop my 180s much better on this board. maybe the loonger tail or lighter weight play into that.

i still got 5 weeks to figure out if i wanna commit to taking this board with me on my trip, or just set up a fresh Dead Dave before i leave.
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Totally feel this. The Mutant has a huge nose, so switching to any other deck will make it feel so tiny. The first 3 sessions on a 9" Polar popsicle felt like skating a 7.5 after skating two Mutants back to back.
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« Reply #5294 on: January 30, 2023, 01:24:40 AM »
Very cool, I'm bouncing between indy's and ace's too.  Though a size or two down 159 and 60 af1's.  I didn't bother sizing my indy's up for the 9" because my wheels stick out so much they should be flush with the 9".  What are your thoughts on the razor top (??) thing Heroin does?  I've gripped the board up and stood on it and my first though was this would give super shinners.  I am super stoked to ride it though, and I'm tempted if all goes well to buy a few more just because I get such a kick out of the graphics in this newer line.

I also like 159s on 9" popsicles. I like the tiny bit of magic carpet I get with them, but I do add an extra washer on the inside to make it a bit more flush with the deck.

Also I'm kinda neutral on the razortop. I've had a lot of Heroin decks with/without it and I don't really notice any difference if I'm honest. You can feel a tiny difference in fliptricks and shuvs, but it's not that big of a change. Shinners don't hurt worse than a normal finish, so I wouldn't be worrying about that. The only really noticeable difference to me was how it's easier to grip a deck that's got the razortop.

my main issue is the nose beeing really short throwing me off after skating Curb Killers and Dead Dave's all year. i just can't get noseslides on this and my foot slipped off a couple times too. on the other hand crooks have never been this easy. makes me wonder if big noses drag more on crooks?
also notice i pop my 180s much better on this board. maybe the loonger tail or lighter weight play into that.

i still got 5 weeks to figure out if i wanna commit to taking this board with me on my trip, or just set up a fresh Dead Dave before i leave.

Totally feel this. The Mutant has a huge nose, so switching to any other deck will make it feel so tiny. The first 3 sessions on a 9" Polar popsicle felt like skating a 7.5 after skating two Mutants back to back.
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Re: Big Boards 9"+( I wanna hear big boys talk about their big boards)
« Reply #5295 on: January 30, 2023, 11:31:15 AM »
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Very cool, I'm bouncing between indy's and ace's too.  Though a size or two down 159 and 60 af1's.  I didn't bother sizing my indy's up for the 9" because my wheels stick out so much they should be flush with the 9".  What are your thoughts on the razor top (??) thing Heroin does?  I've gripped the board up and stood on it and my first though was this would give super shinners.  I am super stoked to ride it though, and I'm tempted if all goes well to buy a few more just because I get such a kick out of the graphics in this newer line.
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I also like 159s on 9" popsicles. I like the tiny bit of magic carpet I get with them, but I do add an extra washer on the inside to make it a bit more flush with the deck.

Also I'm kinda neutral on the razortop. I've had a lot of Heroin decks with/without it and I don't really notice any difference if I'm honest. You can feel a tiny difference in fliptricks and shuvs, but it's not that big of a change. Shinners don't hurt worse than a normal finish, so I wouldn't be worrying about that. The only really noticeable difference to me was how it's easier to grip a deck that's got the razortop.

Thanks for the feedback, it did help gripping the board.  I also never thought of adding an additional washer on the truck side, I'm going to do that.  I prefer flush or slightly sticking out.

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Re: Big Boards 9"+( I wanna hear big boys talk about their big boards)
« Reply #5296 on: January 30, 2023, 04:07:57 PM »
Different opinion: I've had some epic shinners with the razor top and now sand it down to regular style before gripping any boards.

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« Reply #5297 on: January 30, 2023, 05:00:35 PM »
Different opinion: I've had some epic shinners with the razor top and now sand it down to regular style before gripping any boards.


Same.

I had a couple of variants on that edge (Antihero old man edge, Heroin razortop) and between chips and other issues, I would rather get a board with a normal edge.


Was it on some or all of them now that have the kicks rounded off like normal and just the middle rail area still razortop or is it the whole way round the top of the board?


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« Reply #5298 on: January 30, 2023, 11:06:20 PM »
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Different opinion: I've had some epic shinners with the razor top and now sand it down to regular style before gripping any boards.
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Same.

I had a couple of variants on that edge (Antihero old man edge, Heroin razortop) and between chips and other issues, I would rather get a board with a normal edge.


Was it on some or all of them now that have the kicks rounded off like normal and just the middle rail area still razortop or is it the whole way round the top of the board?

I think ďrazor topĒ is the one with the sharp edge going round the board and ďrazor edgeĒ is just the sides.

Iíve had one board with it. Gripping that board was difficult. I was slicing wood off. Other than that I canít say it did much anything for me. It was on the widest board Iíve ever skated though so that might have an effect. I did notice it but didnít mind or find any advantages.

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« Reply #5299 on: January 31, 2023, 12:16:16 AM »
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Different opinion: I've had some epic shinners with the razor top and now sand it down to regular style before gripping any boards.
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Same.

I had a couple of variants on that edge (Antihero old man edge, Heroin razortop) and between chips and other issues, I would rather get a board with a normal edge.


Was it on some or all of them now that have the kicks rounded off like normal and just the middle rail area still razortop or is it the whole way round the top of the board?

All recent decks I've seen from them have the kicks rounded off, which makes the extra chipping not that noticeable. I'm indifferent to it, but some people seem to like it. Grosso always skated a similarity top ply as well.

A recent trend I do not like, are wheel wells. All my Polar and Heroin decks had wheel wells that were very visibly uneven, and I always get bad chips at the thinner parts of the deck. I've never had any problems with wheelbite, so I'd rather just have a normal deck.
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« Reply #5300 on: January 31, 2023, 07:20:51 AM »
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Different opinion: I've had some epic shinners with the razor top and now sand it down to regular style before gripping any boards.
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Same.

I had a couple of variants on that edge (Antihero old man edge, Heroin razortop) and between chips and other issues, I would rather get a board with a normal edge.


Was it on some or all of them now that have the kicks rounded off like normal and just the middle rail area still razortop or is it the whole way round the top of the board?
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All recent decks I've seen from them have the kicks rounded off, which makes the extra chipping not that noticeable. I'm indifferent to it, but some people seem to like it. Grosso always skated a similarity top ply as well.

A recent trend I do not like, are wheel wells. All my Polar and Heroin decks had wheel wells that were very visibly uneven, and I always get bad chips at the thinner parts of the deck. I've never had any problems with wheelbite, so I'd rather just have a normal deck.

razor edge also makes the actual standing surface of a deck a little wider. thats one i notice but probably mostly visially.

i hate how wheel wells look. and also have smashed the thin parts where its super weak yeah. its creating more problems than it solves for me as a heavy wheelbiter. i'll also still wheelbite a ton with wheelwells. (and 1/4th'' risers and just measured, 50mm wheels.)
i gotta loose some weight maybe.

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Re: Big Boards 9"+( I wanna hear big boys talk about their big boards)
« Reply #5301 on: January 31, 2023, 03:00:02 PM »

I think ďrazor topĒ is the one with the sharp edge going round the board and ďrazor edgeĒ is just the sides.

Iíve had one board with it. Gripping that board was difficult. I was slicing wood off. Other than that I canít say it did much anything for me. It was on the widest board Iíve ever skated though so that might have an effect. I did notice it but didnít mind or find any advantages.



Yeah that makes sense.  Funny how much attention I pay to some brands and all the little details, but some others I often forget or don't follow anywhere as much with all the ins and outs.


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Different opinion: I've had some epic shinners with the razor top and now sand it down to regular style before gripping any boards.
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Same.

I had a couple of variants on that edge (Antihero old man edge, Heroin razortop) and between chips and other issues, I would rather get a board with a normal edge.


Was it on some or all of them now that have the kicks rounded off like normal and just the middle rail area still razortop or is it the whole way round the top of the board?
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All recent decks I've seen from them have the kicks rounded off, which makes the extra chipping not that noticeable. I'm indifferent to it, but some people seem to like it. Grosso always skated a similarity top ply as well.

A recent trend I do not like, are wheel wells. All my Polar and Heroin decks had wheel wells that were very visibly uneven, and I always get bad chips at the thinner parts of the deck. I've never had any problems with wheelbite, so I'd rather just have a normal deck.
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razor edge also makes the actual standing surface of a deck a little wider. thats one i notice but probably mostly visially.

i hate how wheel wells look. and also have smashed the thin parts where its super weak yeah. its creating more problems than it solves for me as a heavy wheelbiter. i'll also still wheelbite a ton with wheelwells. (and 1/4th'' risers and just measured, 50mm wheels.)
i gotta loose some weight maybe.



The most curious thing with wheel wells is that with different trucks, they can sometimes be in the right place, or sometimes in the wrong place, even down to how much trucks turn, with or without risers, big wheels or small, so it can easily not line up with everything else that someone has on their board.

Also interesting to hear that you guys have had that area chip or weaken - any boards broken through that area in particular?


I have made some very ugly wheel wells on cruiser boards but they were old decks and I just wanted the extra clearance, but to have them new on a main board, I can see the frustrations some people have there.

I talk too much about skateboards.  Sorry.

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Re: Big Boards 9"+( I wanna hear big boys talk about their big boards)
« Reply #5302 on: January 31, 2023, 06:27:07 PM »
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Santa Cruz Remillard 9.25 x 32
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Jessup
Etnies Windrow Vulcs

Going out of town for work so I set up a fresh piece. Only pushed around the driveway but it feels like a skateboard.
Iíd skin my knee and palms so bad on my buddyís jump ramp with that thing.

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Re: Big Boards 9"+( I wanna hear big boys talk about their big boards)
« Reply #5303 on: January 31, 2023, 11:32:38 PM »
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Santa Cruz Remillard 9.25 x 32
Indy 169 Hollows with Bones Hard Bushings
Indy Allen Hardware
Bones Reds
Spitfire 52mm OG Classics
Jessup
Etnies Windrow Vulcs

Going out of town for work so I set up a fresh piece. Only pushed around the driveway but it feels like a skateboard.

is the nose shorter than the tail?