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Old November 1st, 2016, 06:16 PM   #8
Doc Sk8
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Originally Posted by JorisKB View Post
Doc, you never saw failures on Venus ?
A friend of mine ruined 3 or 4 of those poor things. This is the last one, before he moved on Blasters.

And he has a nice set of bended crazy steel kingpins too.
( oh, yes, these are purple khyros. He likes them hard )
Well, I never said it was impossible. On the other hand, I have seen more expensive plates break doing Derby.

Now, what contributes to all the bendy breaky crap?? Hard cushions sure do not help. The are happy to transmit lots of force to the plates. It's why I advocate softer cushions... that and I don't much like my sk8s holding me upright, or not steering where I want them to go without spraining an ankle.
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