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Old May 12th, 2012, 08:33 AM   #103
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It is relative... I tune my truck action, it can be slowed even more. I use cones instead of barrel cushions. The plates are machined in the cushion area for more cushion height. This lets me use a very soft cushion setup, no increase in pressure when leaning the plate over(no cushion bind), lets the wheels stick to just about any floor(Anabolix, the Tire). If the wheels don't stick, time to change wheels. Response is set to my preference, not too little and not too much. So when comparing stock to tuned, there is a big difference in reaction of the trucks/skates.
Exactly! and I've been preaching "Bushing Science" for the longest time... people don't put enough emphasis on their bushing set-up. Kudos to you fierocious1 !!
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