S k a t e L o g     F o r u m
Inline Skating and Quad Roller Skating
Forum Hosts: Jessica Wright | Kathie Fry

FOLLOW US: Our Blog | Facebook | Twitter | Email    


Home - Forum Index - Africa Skating - Asia Skating - Europe Skating - Oceania Skating - Pan America Skating - Roller_Rinks - Friend the SkateLog Forum in Facebook - SkateLog Forum on Facebook

Forum Administrators: Jessica Wright and Kathie Fry | Email Us
Access code for buying and selling subforums: "skates"
How To Get a User Account and Posting Privileges in the SkateLog Forum
Use Google to Search the SkateLog Forum

Go Back   SkateLog Forum > Special Interest Skating Forums (sorted by number of posts) > Ask DocSk8 (Expert Indoor Skate Building Advice)
FAQ Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

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.

 
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old February 22nd, 2017, 08:57 PM   #1
Rollmazicon
Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2016
Posts: 54
Default Titanium axle swaps

I'm looking into replacing the axles on my Pro-Octane plates with titanium. They came bent from the warehouse, so I figure I may as well get an upgrade if I'm going to go through the trouble of replacing them. The trucks are just cast ones. I have access to a metalshop (a maker space), including a 12 ton press, lathes, mills, etc. I was just going to buy a length of 8mm titanium rod and cut it to length, then cut the threads into it (no real need for flips). Does this plan sound feasible?
If this goes well, I'm thinking of doing the same for my girlfriend's Arius axles (red). They're not bent, but I'm always trying to get her setup as light as possible, because she's a 125 lb jammer. Can both of these axles be pressed out? Thanks!
Rollmazicon is offline   Reply With Quote
 

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT. The time now is 07:09 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.