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by Tony Peters
Sat May 12, 2012 11:48 pm
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: [Sold] Cones 4 sale
Replies: 3
Views: 1479

Re: Cones 4 sale

Sorry no I thought I took down all my ads

SOLD
by Tony Peters
Fri Mar 30, 2012 1:53 am
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: [Sold] Cones 4 sale
Replies: 3
Views: 1479

[Sold] Cones 4 sale

48 red and white Seismic/3DM slalom cones $50

Shipping is 15lbs from 02891
by Tony Peters
Thu Jan 05, 2012 2:27 pm
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: Slalom gear for sale
Replies: 1
Views: 1262

Re: Slalom gear for sale

Board Sale is Pending......
by Tony Peters
Thu Jan 05, 2012 5:15 am
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: Slalom gear for sale
Replies: 1
Views: 1262

Slalom gear for sale

48 3dm cones red/white $50 plus shipping Pending Fullbag HS Sold Seismic 84a Hotspots & RacerX 80a ConeCrushers $40shipped Paypal prefered http://i90.photobucket.com/albums/k271/aikigecko/Quiver/090529_0076.jpg http://i90.photobucket.com/albums/k271/aikigecko/Quiver/090618_0092.jpg http://i90.photob...
by Tony Peters
Sun Oct 17, 2010 2:23 am
Forum: Machine Shop
Topic: hangar mods
Replies: 1
Views: 2393

easier to buy a counter bore, put the hanger in a drill and the counter bore in a vice, a bit of oil on the cutter heads and that's all you need. Inner bearing races make good spacers
by Tony Peters
Fri Jul 10, 2009 4:11 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: South County Practice?
Replies: 3
Views: 3730

Thursday nights for the remainder of the summer....weather permitting
by Tony Peters
Thu May 28, 2009 7:26 pm
Forum: New to slalom skateboarding?
Topic: modding bennets?
Replies: 20
Views: 9904

yeah its possible to put a spherical, actually need to put in 2, in a bennett but I'm not sure that it would be an improvement
by Tony Peters
Mon May 25, 2009 11:50 pm
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: WTS Parting-Out; Wheels & Trucks
Replies: 3
Views: 1871

PM sent about the Split
by Tony Peters
Sun Nov 30, 2008 3:05 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: Ma, NH, training days.
Replies: 490
Views: 397423

Joe Iacovelli wrote:The Terry and Wentzle show on Cape Cod. I expect those freeloaders to finally put on a race.
gotta have a hill though
by Tony Peters
Fri Nov 28, 2008 10:29 pm
Forum: General Slalom Skateboard Wheel discussion
Topic: Racer X Cone Crusher By Pocket Pistols Racing
Replies: 15
Views: 13920

Cone Crushers...a subjective review

Ok first and foremost I haven't been on a board since the 16th of September the day before I broke my ankle and my balance sucks bigtime. That said after a rain shower induced false start I finally got out this afternoon for 2 hours of "rolling physical therapy" (that's what I'm telling my wife) I h...
by Tony Peters
Mon Nov 24, 2008 11:43 pm
Forum: AXE
Topic: Very Limited Run -- AXE III Extra -- shipping now
Replies: 8
Views: 4779

Off Topic....I didn't mean to come off bitter or nasty I am very happy that there is product available and my wheels arrived as I wrote that, thank you very much Maria for your amazingly fast shipping. They are a nice deep blue, same tone as a Manx orange as compared to a Reflex orange when you look...
by Tony Peters
Mon Nov 24, 2008 6:17 pm
Forum: AXE
Topic: Very Limited Run -- AXE III Extra -- shipping now
Replies: 8
Views: 4779

I gotta come to California soon just so I can see Chicken and ask, "what took SO LONG?" :-) By my calculations it's around ELEVEN MONTHS between announcing and delivering. still better than Chappy who "announced" at the same time, Mine are on the way from Maria and will part of my special rolling t...
by Tony Peters
Tue Sep 23, 2008 2:25 pm
Forum: Tracker
Topic: Tracker Dart geometry for a noob???
Replies: 3
Views: 4022

Re: not exactly

If I were riding the corchia to do flip tricks, I would have gone with something shorter, but 184's are actually standard from most places. having wider trucks on a slide deck is smart because it keeps all four wheels on the ground. You're right though, I believe it was designed for 161's. I was mo...
by Tony Peters
Mon Sep 22, 2008 4:03 pm
Forum: Tracker
Topic: Tracker Dart geometry for a noob???
Replies: 3
Views: 4022

just an FYI 184's are too wide for a Corchia though perfect for a Bigfoot if you want a corchia get 161mm Sixtracks
by Tony Peters
Sun Aug 24, 2008 2:21 am
Forum: Radikal
Topic: Radikal Trucks
Replies: 61
Views: 47344

wow that's too bad my condolences Keith
by Tony Peters
Sat Jul 26, 2008 3:44 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Front truck push
Replies: 12
Views: 4290

Push gone

A solid 3 hours of running 48 cones and other than real sore legs I have no more problems. I spent a lot of time playing with the tightness of my front truck think I need a softer front bushing or I need to be a bit more aggressive. I can't sit back any more and cruise a course I have to charge it, ...
by Tony Peters
Fri Jul 18, 2008 4:42 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: Ma, NH, training days.
Replies: 490
Views: 397423

I don't disagree with you I just don't like the feel of the Reflex Thane at speed. Black Ops thane Hotspots will probably be my next set of wheels I'm sorry for the misunderstanding Tony, my post wasn't meant to answer yours. Sorry if it felt like it. I was just expressing what I have experienced f...
by Tony Peters
Thu Jul 17, 2008 8:19 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: Ma, NH, training days.
Replies: 490
Views: 397423

Zigs are faster and grippier than Avalons (trimmed or not) and than the older formula Hot Spots. Don't know about the Black Ops stuff, haven't tried it yet... I don't disagree with you I just don't like the feel of the Reflex Thane at speed. Black Ops thane Hotspots will probably be my next set of ...
by Tony Peters
Wed Jul 16, 2008 6:10 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: Ma, NH, training days.
Replies: 490
Views: 397423

I'm a slow guy but I would buy wheels before Trucks...As for which I prefer the feel of Seismic thane over Zigs though Zigs have better traction it just doesn't feel right to me at worst get a set of each.
by Tony Peters
Tue Jul 15, 2008 5:37 pm
Forum: North America
Topic: [2008] Farm SK8.Open, August 9
Replies: 67
Views: 33736

damn closed already

I may come and watch anyway
by Tony Peters
Fri Jul 11, 2008 9:04 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Front truck push
Replies: 12
Views: 4290

Well its fricken hot and my skating partner decided that waves were better than cones for turns but my rail kit came in. So I changed my setup around until I got it pretty even. I dropped the front 1/8th and raised the rear 1/8th, went back to 14 degrees in the front and messed a bit with the rear b...
by Tony Peters
Tue Jul 08, 2008 7:05 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Front truck push
Replies: 12
Views: 4290

Re: Loosen up the front a bit!

Tony try loosening up the front truck a bit. The bushing set-up may not be allowing you accelrate quick enough for your satisfaction. There is a fine line here between tight enough to make the course at speed and trying to accelerate quickly. I have stewwed on this one for a while...I have always b...
by Tony Peters
Sun Jul 06, 2008 7:18 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Front truck push
Replies: 12
Views: 4290

I have had the front the same as the rear for me it just seems to slow down my turning making me late for everything (can you say cone spray). I made a Catek mistake and changed too much on my set up at once. I ran a short straight 15 cone practice this morning just to play with my weight bias...con...
by Tony Peters
Sun Jul 06, 2008 1:18 am
Forum: General Slalom Skateboard Wheel discussion
Topic: Racer X Cone Crusher By Pocket Pistols Racing
Replies: 15
Views: 13920

news

is there any news as to when these wheels are going to be released? I am rather interested in picking up a set
by Tony Peters
Sat Jul 05, 2008 12:53 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Front truck push
Replies: 12
Views: 4290

hummm

Setup Fullbag HS set 20" WB Geezer 90mm front (set at 92mm) Chindy rear set at 103mm Yellow Hotspots in the front, Trimmed lip Green Avalons in the rear the front of the board is 3/8" higher than the rear (used to be one 1/8") Though I've lost about 10lbs since I made my wheels choice I now weigh ab...
by Tony Peters
Sat Jul 05, 2008 3:18 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Front truck push
Replies: 12
Views: 4290

Front truck push

Ok I switched some things around on my HS changing from shock wedges to hard wedges really tightened up the my ability to finish my turns but I feel a front truck push on the initiation of my toeside turns especially when I'm trying to accelerate...No so much when I'm coasting or slowing down. I'm n...
by Tony Peters
Fri Jun 20, 2008 12:46 am
Forum: New England
Topic: The Boston Cone Dodge June 14th 2008- Moved to Needham!
Replies: 47
Views: 28637

It took me a while but here is a Photo Album I'm sorry, at present I have no image editing software as I am waiting for photoshop to arrive in the mail so these are raw
by Tony Peters
Tue Jun 17, 2008 2:19 pm
Forum: ISSA Rules & Discussion
Topic: Masters class: 45 plus
Replies: 6
Views: 4153

I have 3 years before I'm masters material but I think having a masters class is a good idea...though it still means that I am racing against people who are faster than me
by Tony Peters
Sun Jun 15, 2008 6:34 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: The Boston Cone Dodge June 14th 2008- Moved to Needham!
Replies: 47
Views: 28637

Glenn was also everyone's Toe Stop dealer in the parking lot...I had more fun yesterday than I have had in a number of years plus I got to make learn a lot by watching some fast people. definitely need another outlaw before the end of the summer...I'll be posting photos tomorrow after I set up my ne...
by Tony Peters
Fri Jun 13, 2008 2:02 pm
Forum: Canada
Topic: [2008] LaSource Attack: Slalom and Speedboarding - June 1st
Replies: 10
Views: 7153

Rick Floyd wrote:
Pierre Gravel wrote:And Rick, you rip on a speedboard!

(he beat me in our heat on one of my boards)
Merci Pierre - coming from you that is a very nice compliment. We'll see how I do on a real DH hill, but yeah, I'm addicted. :-)
you're not far from Munnsville Rick....just go for the freeriding/practice
by Tony Peters
Wed Jun 11, 2008 1:09 am
Forum: New England
Topic: The Boston Cone Dodge June 14th 2008- Moved to Needham!
Replies: 47
Views: 28637

what time are the festivities kicking off? and which race is gonna be first tight or hybrid? do you need cones
by Tony Peters
Wed Jun 04, 2008 1:46 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: South County Practice?
Replies: 3
Views: 3730

South County Cone Sessions

Well over the winter I bought Brian Peck's cones so I'd like to put an invite out to anyone in southern RI and SE CT. Weather and work permiting I will be throwing cones down every Tuesday and Thursday evening at Westerly Highschool for the remainder of the summer. Pavement is smooth and clean thoug...
by Tony Peters
Tue Jun 03, 2008 2:16 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: The Boston Cone Dodge June 14th 2008- Moved to Needham!
Replies: 47
Views: 28637

My wife discovered there is a Trader Joes down the street from Needham Highschool so she's gonna come up and study at the library while I attempt not to look foolish :D Trader Joe's has a library...cool. Library is across the street from Needham Highschool....plus she has somethig else she wants to...
by Tony Peters
Mon Jun 02, 2008 3:05 am
Forum: New England
Topic: The Boston Cone Dodge June 14th 2008- Moved to Needham!
Replies: 47
Views: 28637

My wife discovered there is a Trader Joes down the street from Needham Highschool so she's gonna come up and study at the library while I attempt not to look foolish :D
by Tony Peters
Wed May 21, 2008 2:52 am
Forum: New England
Topic: The Boston Cone Dodge June 14th 2008- Moved to Needham!
Replies: 47
Views: 28637

any chance of moving it to Needham???
by Tony Peters
Fri Apr 18, 2008 2:41 pm
Forum: Bennett
Topic: Bennett Truk Question
Replies: 14
Views: 9701

Re: Bennett Truk Question

Curt C wrote:
Wesley Tucker wrote:I just now noticed something. Why do these straight axles have set screws?
Dunno about the set screws, but I have seen Geezer-ized front trucks with set screws also.
Same with my GeezerX 90mm Indy, the axle is setscrewed in place
by Tony Peters
Thu Apr 10, 2008 11:57 pm
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: FS: Red Radikal Bushing
Replies: 22
Views: 7376

Green Venoms

I've been running Green 93a Venom Stims in my widened Indy 215's (a real 196mm's) on my freeride board...they aren't dead but they are stable with great rebound...I've been over 50mph a few times comfortably and yet I can still turn around in less than a single lane...speed permitting anyway...Zack'...
by Tony Peters
Thu Apr 10, 2008 3:48 pm
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: FS: Red Radikal Bushing
Replies: 22
Views: 7376

I have 2 85a Venom Rad bushings (orange) that I'm not using. Nothing wrong with them just didn't significantly change the feel of my Fastracks...$10 shipped paypal

edit****SOLD
by Tony Peters
Fri Mar 28, 2008 1:39 am
Forum: General Slalom Skateboard Wheel discussion
Topic: new earthwing superballs
Replies: 13
Views: 9138

that is true, I skate with some guys who swear by the Superballs but they also admit that they aren't the fastest of wheels. I find my Avila's to be faster though nowhere near as sticky the size really makes for slow acceleration...i mean, those badboys are HUGENORMOUS! i'm really curious to see ho...
by Tony Peters
Mon Mar 24, 2008 11:27 pm
Forum: General Slalom Skateboard Wheel discussion
Topic: new earthwing superballs
Replies: 13
Views: 9138

now all we gotta do is get a set of these down below 70mm, about 65 or so for TS wheels :) Rumor has it that a 66mm version is in the works... that is true, I skate with some guys who swear by the Superballs but they also admit that they aren't the fastest of wheels. I find my Avila's to be faster ...
by Tony Peters
Mon Mar 24, 2008 11:22 pm
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: WTB: Toe stop
Replies: 7
Views: 3226

Ask Glen

the more people show interest the better chance we will have that he will have another run made...I for one want to get one
by Tony Peters
Thu Mar 06, 2008 4:27 pm
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: GeezerX Bennett
Replies: 14
Views: 3841

Rick Floyd wrote:Actually - someone else grabbed it before me.

I think I'm just going to buy a Bennet and send it out for Geezering.
if you are gonna do it do it fast when he runs out of material he's ceasing his skateboard machining business
by Tony Peters
Thu Mar 06, 2008 2:46 am
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: GeezerX Bennett
Replies: 14
Views: 3841

you will like it Rick, I just received my Geezer modded Indy 109 and it certainly does make a difference
by Tony Peters
Thu Feb 21, 2008 6:34 pm
Forum: New to slalom skateboarding?
Topic: finding a good spot
Replies: 7
Views: 4910

school parking lots

I set courses in the parking lot at the local Highschool up the street from my house nearly every weekend. It had been empty until last week but even then it was empty enough to set a good course...that fact that some kid stole 2 red cones pisses me off (I should have been paying more attention whil...
by Tony Peters
Fri Feb 01, 2008 7:46 pm
Forum: ISSA Rules & Discussion
Topic: 2008 US Nationals Proposed Racing Format
Replies: 65
Views: 40613

from a noobs perspective this rocks....I would much race this way than cone penalties...I think it would also promote cleaner racing especially it the max cone numbers gradually fell down to less than 10%. I know there are all kinds of tactics and stragedy with criddling and such but every other for...
by Tony Peters
Sun Jan 20, 2008 3:57 pm
Forum: General Slalom Skateboard Truck Discussion
Topic: Ace Trucks
Replies: 6
Views: 5141

drilled for new but enough room for oldschool and that's easy enough to do. I think I remember the baseplates being like Stage 7 and before's (my 55's are in the mail) I plan on putting GrindKing kingpins on them anyway so I'll either order them with or without inserts
by Tony Peters
Sat Jan 19, 2008 8:31 pm
Forum: General Slalom Skateboard Truck Discussion
Topic: Ace Trucks
Replies: 6
Views: 5141

is it true ace trucks are made in china? sadly yes they are.....however after comparing the fit and finish of several Ace Trucks to Trackers, Indys, Tensors, GrindKings Fury's and Krux I am very impressed with the foundry these are poured at. Every hanger I saw has an actual Bearing Seat and while ...
by Tony Peters
Sun Jan 13, 2008 3:48 am
Forum: Helmet, Pads, Wrist guards & Sliding gloves
Topic: Ankle support.
Replies: 5
Views: 5973

Folded

I've had a bad ankle for 20 years...I folded my front ankle landing a Stalefish air off a launch ramp when I was young and dumb. For the last 7-8 years I've worn a S-One ankle stablizer whenever I skate park, slide or slalom, only downhilling and cruising do I leave it off. as far as rehab I have tr...
by Tony Peters
Sun Sep 09, 2007 3:35 pm
Forum: Monkeywrench Machine Works
Topic: What happened to the site???
Replies: 3
Views: 9907

Sooooooo how does a person seek you out for tweaks to a truck? I have one that I really would like to get Geezer X'd
by Tony Peters
Mon Aug 13, 2007 2:53 am
Forum: General Slalom Skateboard Deck Discussion
Topic: Decks with kicktails-wedging
Replies: 25
Views: 24734

Sorry I just don't see how that is any better than my Fullbag HS...that looks goofy. Yes I have to use a wedge even it out but it looks better than that and the kicktail is actually part of the board not an add on that can rattle/feel weird/look gheto. It looks to me like a weird way to fix a proble...