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Get an Old School Set up. 2002 (There are a million more companies now.) So you’ve finally decided to start skating again, or that old Santa Cruz has finally given up the ghost after all this time. You want a new set up, but you don’t want one of the new school skinny Popsicle stick boards. You can’t afford the prices old decks are going for on eBay. What can you do?
How to make a concrete skateboard mold Concrete skateboard molds are relatively easy to make. However you are limited in your pressing options. You will almost always have to use an actual press, hydraulic or bottle jack.
If you are interested the plans for my halfpipe and are curious as to what you are getting you can get a glimpse here. I took only a few pictures of the steps while building my son's halfpipe. I should have taken more pictures of the critical areas of construction, but I was not intending to provide plans until people started stopping by asking for them. I built the halfpipe in the Spring of 2001 for about $450.00.
We filled you in on these iPhone cases featuring clasic Powell Peralta graphics a few months back. Well, now they are available for direct purchase from the manufacturer, Element Case. CLICK HERE to see all the cool products, styles and options for these very cool cases. I already ordered one! ESPN has a great new interview with Powell Peralta pro, Jordan Hoffart . Jordan talks all about his new home renovations, what he has on his plate, as well as some cool Powell Peralta news about their upcoming promo video, tenetivly titled Rip The Ripper , Josh Hawkins turning pro soon, the recent team addition of Brad McClain and some pro team additions are in the works.
Term: Axle Corresponding Part: Truck Description: The axle is a metal rod that runs through the truck hanger, protruding a couple of inches on either side. One wheel is inserted on either end and held in place by the axle nut.
Note: This FAQ was written circa 1994. While most of the answers are still informative and relevant, this document is no longer being updated or maintained. This is the FAQ file compiled by the members of the alt.skate-board Usenet newsgroup. Most of the questions tend to be asked by people who skated as a kid, possibly gave up for a while, and have now realised what they're missing. At the moment people with access to the 'net tend to be slightly older than the average skater.
29 June 2012 Last updated at 09:14 By Ella Davies Reporter, BBC Nature, Salzburg, Austria Bone-eating marine worms use acid to feed on the skeletons of fish and whales Deep sea worms use acid to eat the bones of seabed skeletons, according to US scientists. The so-called "zombie worms" of the Osedax family are known to bore into bones and remove nutrients. Fresh analysis of the root-like tissues the worms use to attach to bones has identified acid-secreting enzymes. Until now scientists did not understand how the tiny creatures fed on bone, as they lack the body parts needed to "drill" physically.