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Old November 19th, 2008, 05:41 PM   #21
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Cool I'm with you on that!!

Since I switched to Snyders I ahve had much less problems with my skates. And when I switched over to the Double Actions from Single in 1979 I virtually have had zero issues with the Snyder Super Deluxe set up.. And I have a second identical set of Super Deluxe's waiting in the wings if these every break.. And I skate a lot less, and much easier then I ever did in the past right now.. It could be old age and bad knees, ya think???





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way too many problems with them, truck falling out sounds like the pivot pin wasnt adjusted right. i will tell you over the years i deal with snyders most of the problems were caused by skaters and coaches that didnt know how to adjust them properly. most of the time it was the pivot pin not adjusted properly and the other times it was the lock nut was turned the wrong way. they werent the easier plate to adjust for a person not used to dealing with them.

matrix plate now, nice, enjoy.
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Old November 19th, 2008, 09:30 PM   #22
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must have been, but other skaters at my rink had the same problems with them..
never again as far as i'm concerned... well especially now as i'm on roll line matrix frames haha!

Was the same person setting all the skates up? Snyders just don't break like that. Oh well, enjoy your Roll lines.

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Old November 20th, 2008, 05:57 PM   #23
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Old November 21st, 2008, 02:05 AM   #24
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Was the same person setting all the skates up? Snyders just don't break like that. Oh well, enjoy your Roll lines.

Bob
Nope, they were just really bad haha :P
and thankyou, i love them
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Old December 13th, 2008, 08:55 PM   #25
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My synder SD plates were either defective, or just not able to stand up to my skating. Over the course of about 3 years, I had broken three king pins, including two of the "super tuff" unbreakables. When the fourth king pin broke recently, I found that the hanger went with it, and also found the hanger on another truck was broken but the king pin had not yet gone. I gave up and just changed to roll-line mistrals.

Yes, the pivot pins were adjusted right. Yes the action nut was adjusted in the right direction.

I am not saying all SD plates will have issues, maybe mine were lemons or maybe I was doing something wrong. But my experience with SD plates was not the best.
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