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post #1 of 31
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Looking through the shed and found this old mini skateboard I got years ago...

Looks a bit like this:

http://www.vltava2000.cz/shops/6136/...goods/7625.jpg

Surely I could just nick the struts off it, spray them a colour of my choice, replace the wheels (their a bit bashed) and then use them as wheels for my case?

I'd imagine they'd be more than strong enough...
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post #2 of 31
Oh ya, the things'll be more than strong enough.

Just take off the trucks, paint them...(tape off the part where the bearings sit) and pop the wheels back on. If you don't want it to lean you may have to tighten the middle bolt cause that's what controls how tight or loose the steering is...
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post #3 of 31
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Awesome, the little skateboard is next to me so I'll get to work and get some pics...
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post #4 of 31
prob be strong enough, though there not really designed to be skated on, lol, i remember messing around with them for a laugh in the days, they just broke so easy, when i got proper trucks, like £50 kingpins or summit then they lasted...but your not skating so i can imagine they will be fine simply for a case.
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post #5 of 31
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Yeah, the wheels will need replacing though - bit scuffed up, unless theres a way to "clean" them?
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post #6 of 31
wheels, dunno if you would spend that much though?
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post #7 of 31
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Ouch, no way.

If its impossible to clean these up then I just want a £5 set of red or white ones
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post #8 of 31
£10.99 is the cheapest i could find, as for cleaning them up, well if there scuffed, there scuffed, i really cant think of a way to get rid of the ware and tare look, sz.
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post #9 of 31
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Could I sand them down and then paint them?

Would they look flat then?
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post #10 of 31
wheels

there's some wheels for ya
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