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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 April 12th, 2014, 06:03 PM   #1
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Default Bont quad racer size 7/39

Could you help with sizing for an ignite nts plate to my size 7/39 bond quad racer boot? I was thinking 155mm, based on my measurement from toe joint to inside anklebone, but bonts size cart says 165mm from size 7/39 thru 8.5/42.
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Old April 12th, 2014, 06:52 PM   #2
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Could you help with sizing for an ignite nts plate to my size 7/39 bond quad racer boot? I was thinking 155mm, based on my measurement from toe joint to inside anklebone, but bonts size cart says 165mm from size 7/39 thru 8.5/42.

I'd put the 155 on my 8 Bonts. (Actually had a 150mm prototype).. So 155 should be fine.
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Old April 12th, 2014, 07:05 PM   #3
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These makes me nervous. I cant find a step by step how to for forward mounting. I have heard you say doc, not to find center with snyder tool. Is there a how to link, or should I just send them to you for expert mounting and call er done?
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Old April 12th, 2014, 08:37 PM   #4
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These makes me nervous. I cant find a step by step how to for forward mounting.

Actually, there is discussion all over the quad and derby forums with pix etc. It may take a bit of searching.

I have heard you say doc, not to find center with snyder tool.

While you could do that, I do not do it, nor do I recommend it, much to the chagrin of some of the members that think they have some sort of scientific lock on the "proper" alignment.. The proper alignment is the one that works. I have tried the Snyder tool alignment several times on forward mounts. Like hitting ones self in the head, It felt great when I stopped.. In other words, it did not work for me...Good reason for me not to do it as far as I am concerned.


Is there a how to link,

Not exactly., but as I said, there is lots of info out there..

or should I just send them to you for expert mounting and call er done?
That is a viable option. I am just a PM away.
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Old April 12th, 2014, 08:57 PM   #5
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Looks like there could be YET another happy customer
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Old April 12th, 2014, 09:00 PM   #6
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Ok doc, I will keep searching. The new plates won't be here for 2 weeks or so, therefore I have plenty of time to gain knowledge/courage for mounting these. Thanks again
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Old April 13th, 2014, 12:56 AM   #7
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Personally I wouldn't (and didn't) do a Bont for my first self-mounted skates. Their soles are IMO trickier than traditionally-soled boots.
In fact, even though I've put together a few skates (w/Riedell and Luigino boots) in the last few months, I'd still outsource Bonts.
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Personally I wouldn't (and didn't) do a Bont for my first self-mounted skates. Their soles are IMO trickier than traditionally-soled boots.
In fact, even though I've put together a few skates (w/Riedell and Luigino boots) in the last few months, I'd still outsource Bonts.
I find it easier to do a mount on a Bont than on a Riedell. But that's me. If you're unsure it would be best to outsource to Doc or dvw.
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That is a viable option. I am just a PM away.
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