How Tight Should Skateboard Trucks Be [Explained]
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How Tight Should Skateboard Trucks Be [Explained]

Your skateboard trucks should be tight enough that you can easily control the board, and loose enough that you can easily control the board. If you’re getting wheel bite you may want to look at some options to fix that, including tightening your trucks. But if you’re not experiencing wheel bite, chances are you can…

How To Prevent Wheel Bite [One Simple Step]
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How To Prevent Wheel Bite [One Simple Step]

There is one simple method to prevent wheel bite on your skateboard, use riser pads. Riser pads sit between your trucks and board, rising them by 1/8 inch to 1/2 inch.  There are a few other options, however, each one will suggest that you alter your preference in one way or another.  Using risers is…

How Much Does It Cost To Build A Skateboard?
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How Much Does It Cost To Build A Skateboard?

On average, it will cost $120 to $150 to build a professional-grade skateboard. Of course, you can really start increasing those prices by buying the best of the best of each skateboard component. To get a better idea, this is the average base price for pro-quality components: Deck – $40 to $80Trucks – $40 to…