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Old November 15th, 2019, 10:19 PM   #1
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Default Skate plate drill pattern? and plate ?

Apologies if not pharsed correct, new to skates. I have some Carrera 105B's with I assume original nylon/plastic black SG plates with a size 9 on them. The skates are size 12. I am wondering if you could tell me what size Sure Grip Advenger DA-45 plate I would want to purchase and what the chances are that the mount holes would align. It appears both plates only use 4 bolts to mount. Thanks
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Old November 18th, 2019, 05:56 PM   #2
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Default You did just fine.

1) I don't think the Probe (plate you have now) and the Avenger have the mount holes in the same place.

2) I would also be suspicious of the original plate alignment so even if they did line up, I would not really want to use the old holes.

3) Sure Grip says an Avenger standard mount plate would be a size 6. I would do a 5 myself, but that may require drilling a second set of mount holes in the back.

Done a lot that doing doing just what you are thinking about doing.
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