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Ask DocSk8 (Expert Indoor Skate Building Advice) This forum is different then the other SkateLog forums in that it is not a discussion forum, but rather a place you can ask skate building expert Fred "DocSk8" Benjamin about building and repairing indoor speed, derby, and jamskate quad roller skates. Please start a new thread for each new question.

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Old November 3rd, 2007, 07:36 PM   #1
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Default 170mm plate sizing question

Hey Doc! My hubby asked me to post a question about plate sizing. He has been skating on a 180mm roll-line (variant/driver/navigator) and I think he is looking for a little something extra.

We have a 170mm plate that he is thinking of trying out. I say he should, he is considering it, but wanted YOUR take on it before he goes for it.

He wears a sz11 (but his 911 is a 11.5)


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Old November 3rd, 2007, 08:03 PM   #2
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Hey Doc!

Hey yerself

My hubby asked me to post a question about plate sizing. He has been skating on a 180mm roll-line (variant/driver/navigator) and I think he is looking for a little something extra.

We have a 170mm plate that he is thinking of trying out. I say he should, he is considering it, but wanted YOUR take on it before he goes for it.

He wears a sz11 (but his 911 is a 11.5)

I have put 170s on 11s with no issues. The folks that have 'em like the additional response the shorter plate gives... One other thought. Has he tried different cushions?


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