How often do skaters change boards?
Depending on how often you skate and your style, skateboard decks can last between 2 weeks and 6 months. If you only skate mini ramp a deck can last for years, technical street skaters can destroy a deck within weeks.
Can you paint over a design on a skateboard?
To paint your skateboard, you’ll need to sand the surface, prime it, and then spray on your coats of paint. Start by removing the wheels and truck from your board so you don’t get paint on them. Then, sand the surface with 40-grit paper to make sure the surface is smooth.
Can you paint on griptape?
One of the oldest common practices in customizing your grip tape is to use whiteout or nail polish in the place of paint pens or spray paint. Obviously obtaining spray paint as a minor is not encouraged, or maybe you don’t want to shell out the cash for paint pens that you’re going to destroy anyway.
Can water ruin your skateboard?
It’s strongly advised not to ride a skateboard in the rain or when it’s wet outside. The bearings will deteriorate from the inside, The grip tape could peel off and lose grip, The deck will lose its pop and becomes waterlogged or delaminate.
Does rain ruin griptape?
But grip tape can lose adhesion over time with repeated wetting and drying. If that happens, the tape will start to peel off the deck. Skateboard trucks can withstand water for some time, but if they get wet too frequently, they will soon start to rust.
What is a custom skateboard?
A custom skateboard is a deck with your own art heat transferred onto the bottom of the deck. Recent years this has become more and more popular in the skateboard market. Setting yourself apart by making your own custom deck printed right here in the USA is a fun way to get noticed.
How much does it cost to design your own skateboard?
When you design your own skateboard the cost can go anywhere from the low 20’s and up. There is really no limit to what you can dream up. Some like to make a new concave and mold manufacturing can be extreamly costly. Our lowest price deck with your own graphic is only 25.00 dollars. That is half the price of any other place in the market.
Is becasue a skateboard factory?
Becasue we are actually a skateboard factory starting with all the raw materials. You will find other places that offer custom skateboard decks but most of them just buy the wood and pirnt on it. With all this crazy stuff going on out there skateboarding is stronger than ever.
How to choose a skateboard?
Choosing a skateboard can be a confusing process, especially if you’re looking to get a board you’ve never had before. Generally, you should first try to identify the kind of skateboarding you’re going to be doing. Is it casual cruising?