Skateboards come in many different sizes. Experienced riders probably know what they want, but what about those of you that are just starting out or didn't know that skateboards come in different sizes? This is where we come in! We'll help you through everything you need to know in order to get that perfect skateboard, or the perfect pieces to fix up your current board
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Choosing a Complete Skateboard
If you are new to skating and don't want to build a complete board yourself, look for our completes. We offer complete boards that utilize the same components we sell individually on this site. With over 20 years of experience we know how to build you the best skateboard and we carry all the major brands in stock in order to get your complete board to you in the shortest amount of time. As we all know another benefit is that the price of a complete board can't be beat by purchasing the components individually. Would you buy a car piece by piece? If you still feel like trying to build your own, not to worry the information below should give you the confidence you need to build a board exactly the way you want it!!
You can get our complete skateboards for as low as $69.99 and right now we will throw in a free t-shirt and skate DVD!!!
Building a Custom Complete Skateboard
Ok....so if you are now reading this, you must be thinking you want to build your own board. What is involved in building a skateboard? Well here you go. Below is everything you will need to make that custom board you ever wanted.
Set of Skateboard Trucks
Set of Skateboard Wheels
Set of Skateboard Bearings
Skateboard Riser Pads (not required)
Skate Key (a single tool that does it all)
Length - The length of the board is measured from one tip to the other.
Width - The width of the board is measured at the center of the board from one side to the other. Bigger riders and those doing vert typically prefer a wider deck.
Wheelbase - The distance from one pair of inner mounting holes to the other inner pair.
Mounting Holes - These holes have already been drilled in the board. There are 8 holes total; 4 for the front truck and 4 for the rear.
What skateboard deck width is right for me?
Deck width: 6.5" to 6.75”
Deck length: 27.2” to 27.6”
Typically for skaters 5 years or younger or under 3'4”
Deck width: 7.0"
Deck length: 28”
Typically for skaters 6 to 8 years old or between 3'5” and 4'4” tall
Deck width: 7.3”
Deck length: 29”
Typically for skaters 9 to 12 years old or between 4'5” and 5'2” tall