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by Doug Kadzban
Thu Jul 19, 2018 2:09 pm
Forum: General Slalom Skateboard Deck Discussion
Topic: Silverfish archive - home made, or choppers
Replies: 1
Views: 6839

Re: Silverfish archive - home made, or choppers

Lotta cool designs and ingenious shapes here!
by Doug Kadzban
Mon Apr 30, 2018 5:26 pm
Forum: General Slalom Skateboard Deck Discussion
Topic: Silverfish archive - US boards
Replies: 3
Views: 1229

Re: Silverfish archive - US boards

Thanks again, Jani! Did the .zip files come through that I emailed you for the European boards, hardware, and action shots?
by Doug Kadzban
Tue Apr 10, 2018 5:14 am
Forum: General Slalom Skateboard Deck Discussion
Topic: Silverfish archive - Canadian boards
Replies: 1
Views: 814

Re: Silverfish archive - Canadian boards

LOTTA Fullbags! Thanks again for doing this, Jani.
by Doug Kadzban
Thu Apr 05, 2018 12:20 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Slalom Images
Replies: 6
Views: 1387

Re: Slalom Images

OK, I think it would make sense to group them to diminish the number of photos we add to each topic, then we can add topics for each of these groups of photos. Once I've got them up I'll let you edit appropriate introductions to the posts so that we give credit where due. I see this project as rest...
by Doug Kadzban
Wed Apr 04, 2018 2:15 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Slalom Images
Replies: 6
Views: 1387

Re: Slalom Images

You could zip them all and send them with wetransfer to jani.soderhall@slalomskateboarder.com and I'll upload them all. Then we need to figure out the best way to present them, for example grouping them. Having them all in one large topic may be a bit too much. Do you have any additional informatio...
by Doug Kadzban
Tue Apr 03, 2018 5:15 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Slalom Images
Replies: 6
Views: 1387

Re: Slalom Images

Doug, Let me know if you would like to make a "Silverfish - slalom board" topic or similar here at the forum and we can work together on posting those photos that you have downloaded. Let me know if you have a plan on how to make best use of those. /Jani Thanks, Jani Looks like I've got 266 images....
by Doug Kadzban
Tue Apr 03, 2018 5:01 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Slalom Images
Replies: 6
Views: 1387

Slalom Images

Good afternoon, brothers and sisters of the cone. Shortly before the forums at Silverfish closed up, I went on a downloading spree, in an effort to retain as many pictures and as much information as I could. One of the troves I saved was their "Post Your Slalom Setup" thread. If anyone is looking fo...
by Doug Kadzban
Tue Apr 03, 2018 4:53 am
Forum: Midwest
Topic: western michigan?
Replies: 11
Views: 9377

Re: western michigan?

I'm still here. I've graduated to capitalizing letters and using things like proper punctuation and grammar.
by Doug Kadzban
Thu Apr 07, 2011 8:18 am
Forum: New to slalom skateboarding?
Topic: Newbie...dialing things in......huge progress....i got it
Replies: 29
Views: 15123

Yes, softer can help, that blue stim is pretty hard depending upon your weight. Also, often what happens while stationary on you carpet, is not indicative of what happens on a hill at 10 or 20 mph. Whatever you do, just watch out for wheel bite. Once you get that dialed, you might try adding some m...
by Doug Kadzban
Tue Mar 22, 2011 12:02 am
Forum: New to slalom skateboarding?
Topic: Newbie...dialing things in......huge progress....i got it
Replies: 29
Views: 15123

Yes, softer can help, that blue stim is pretty hard depending upon your weight. Also, often what happens while stationary on you carpet, is not indicative of what happens on a hill at 10 or 20 mph. Whatever you do, just watch out for wheel bite. Once you get that dialed, you might try adding some m...
by Doug Kadzban
Mon Mar 21, 2011 9:01 pm
Forum: New to slalom skateboarding?
Topic: Newbie...dialing things in......huge progress....i got it
Replies: 29
Views: 15123

Sorry for the bump, but I figured this would be as good of a thread as any to address my concerns. I've got a Pavel wooden GoG, bennett front, RTS rear, 66mm zigs all around, and standing on the board in my room (waiting for nice weather), I noticed that the rear wheels lift off the ground when I le...
by Doug Kadzban
Sun Jul 25, 2010 8:59 pm
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: Wanted: Slalom Cones
Replies: 3
Views: 2171

Unfortunately, it's really hard to trade for slalom cones. Your best bet would probably be to sell some old stuff (here, Craigslist, Ebay) and use the proceeds to buy cones.
by Doug Kadzban
Wed Jan 27, 2010 6:08 am
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: wtt downhill deck or popsicle complete for cones
Replies: 5
Views: 3036

still lookin' for some cones, although all the stuff in the original post is gone.
by Doug Kadzban
Fri Apr 24, 2009 1:04 am
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: wtt downhill deck or popsicle complete for cones
Replies: 5
Views: 3036

Just when slalom is taking off again, that's too bad. Ironically, the best place to sell it would be at a race. Head over to Silverfish's slalom board and do a little fishing in the "what, a possible race" thread. A whole lot of guys got turned on to slalom in the Chicago area last weekend. Price? ...
by Doug Kadzban
Mon Mar 30, 2009 3:19 am
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: wtt downhill deck or popsicle complete for cones
Replies: 5
Views: 3036

wtt downhill deck or popsicle complete for cones

Kebbek Revenger deck, with a little delam on the side from a previous owner http://i235.photobucket.com/albums/ee196/bucksaw87/for%20sale/2009_0403forsale0007.jpg http://i235.photobucket.com/albums/ee196/bucksaw87/Boards/2009_0216sk8stuff0004.jpg the deck itself has only been ridden a handful of tim...
by Doug Kadzban
Mon Jun 02, 2008 4:58 pm
Forum: Midwest
Topic: western michigan?
Replies: 11
Views: 9377

bumpalump
i know last summer there was talk of getting an outlaw type of race in lansing...the parking garages around MSU seemed to be the spot...or find a mellow hill in a parking lot, or something.

would anybody be interested in trying to get this going again this year?
by Doug Kadzban
Thu May 01, 2008 7:12 am
Forum: Abec 11
Topic: zigs losing traction?
Replies: 10
Views: 8980

here's what i did: -rotated the rear wheels -put a green tracker superball barrel as the top bushing (blue stim bottom) -adjusted my stance, as per TOle's advice those all seem to have worked, for the brief 10 min i had them out. i think i'll try undoing one of those things at a time to try and find...
by Doug Kadzban
Thu May 01, 2008 7:09 am
Forum: Seismic
Topic: Top speed on Seismics?
Replies: 13
Views: 13035

steel bushings

wouldn't guys hit like 50-60+ mph on their little 28" banana boards doing that though? i seem to recall hearing of a guy who did some insane speed with a steel bushing
by Doug Kadzban
Mon Apr 28, 2008 11:27 pm
Forum: Abec 11
Topic: zigs losing traction?
Replies: 10
Views: 8980

Are you sliding out on the heelside turn or toeside turn? toeside Doug - I think TOles nailed it...but a video of what is happening would speak volumes. do you have the same problem with other (harder) wheels? Doug - what size and type of board are you on when this happens? Pavel GOG woody, bennett...
by Doug Kadzban
Mon Apr 28, 2008 7:41 pm
Forum: Abec 11
Topic: zigs losing traction?
Replies: 10
Views: 8980

Doug - what size and type of board are you on when this happens? Pavel GOG woody, bennett/rts trucks Are you sliding out on the heelside turn or toeside turn? toeside How much do you weigh? 170lbs How old are the lime zigs? not very old...i bought them used (barely broken in) last summer Coned - ho...
by Doug Kadzban
Mon Apr 28, 2008 2:27 am
Forum: Abec 11
Topic: zigs losing traction?
Replies: 10
Views: 8980

The fact the back end is sliding out has you worried your wheel is losing traction. Another possibility to consider is your getting into slalom, constant pumping and increasing strength has you putting more pump into your board and thus you're not sliding out but you are PUSHING out your back end. ...
by Doug Kadzban
Mon Apr 28, 2008 12:34 am
Forum: Abec 11
Topic: zigs losing traction?
Replies: 10
Views: 8980

zigs losing traction?

well, about a month ago, the lime zigs on teh back of my board slid out while i was pumping around campus (due to a patch of sand). i got looking at the wheels, and the outside lip on the right wheel is a bit torn up, as is the inside lip on the left wheel. but, i've been pumping around lately (in p...
by Doug Kadzban
Mon Apr 07, 2008 11:19 pm
Forum: G.O.G. Trucks
Topic: Gog-O-Naut
Replies: 60
Views: 36517

I agree Doug you die in your sleep indeed. Say what one more time, I dare you. I double dare you. Not so sure if I am your Amigo Eddy Texas Outlaws/Pavel www.internetisseriousbusiness.com www.internetisseriousbusiness.com www.internetisseriousbusiness.com www.internetisseriousbusiness.com www.inter...
by Doug Kadzban
Mon Apr 07, 2008 9:00 pm
Forum: Midwest
Topic: PRIME Time
Replies: 8
Views: 6288

sweet, when is the entry fee due?

edit:
i'm somewhat wondering if i should lug my slide board along too...a little impromptu slide-off after the races?
by Doug Kadzban
Mon Apr 07, 2008 5:47 pm
Forum: G.O.G. Trucks
Topic: Gog-O-Naut
Replies: 60
Views: 36517

by Doug Kadzban
Sat Apr 05, 2008 7:21 pm
Forum: General Slalom Skateboard Wheel discussion
Topic: new earthwing superballs
Replies: 13
Views: 9909

Steve Collins wrote:Nice looking wheels. Are they center-set? if so, I'm stoked and will try some. If not, they're just copying ZigZags.

Reviews?
they're offset...if they're anything like the 76mm ones, they're a little more off-set than zigs. but, i've heard that these earthwings have a harder lip than zigs
by Doug Kadzban
Sat Apr 05, 2008 7:17 pm
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: WTB: Tracker Blue Barrel Bushings.
Replies: 7
Views: 3089

Re: NOT Superballs.

No Doug, not Superballs...they are way older than that. Hard to describe, but they are a kind of mid-blue with the Tracker logo printed in black on them. They may even be pre-Stimulator! I think he wants to use them instead of just putting them in a Vintage set up. I've tried to talk him into Khiro...
by Doug Kadzban
Sat Apr 05, 2008 9:20 am
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: WTB: Tracker Blue Barrel Bushings.
Replies: 7
Views: 3089

are you talking these?

i got a set of the orange ones i might could get rid of
by Doug Kadzban
Sat Apr 05, 2008 9:12 am
Forum: General Slalom Skateboard Wheel discussion
Topic: new earthwing superballs
Replies: 13
Views: 9909

we talked, they listened!

Image

in 66mm, not even released yet!
by Doug Kadzban
Thu Apr 03, 2008 5:39 pm
Forum: Midwest
Topic: PRIME Time
Replies: 8
Views: 6288

got a layout set up for the slalom race? like, with spacing and offsets and stuff? also, what's the DH hill like?
by Doug Kadzban
Thu Mar 27, 2008 9:38 pm
Forum: General Slalom Skateboard Wheel discussion
Topic: new earthwing superballs
Replies: 13
Views: 9909

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 Doug Kadzban
Thu Mar 27, 2008 9:33 pm
Forum: General Slalom Skateboard Bearing discussion
Topic: bones
Replies: 4
Views: 5236

Anyone used Bones' Reds? I don't need a race bearing, just a good quality, affordable bearing for putting in a few sets of wheels. The price is nice, but what about the bearings? i've got reds on my main rig...i like 'em bear in mind i've never used any set of bearings that's cost more than $20...s...
by Doug Kadzban
Tue Mar 11, 2008 12:55 am
Forum: General Slalom Skateboard Wheel discussion
Topic: viking wheels
Replies: 6
Views: 5347

i emailed them and got a response...it's too darn expensive to import into the states (at least for one set of wheels). i'll just stick with my zigs i guess
by Doug Kadzban
Tue Mar 04, 2008 8:00 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Silverfish Fritzed
Replies: 25
Views: 10226

Wesley Tucker wrote:Anyone else today?
yep...early this morning

but it's up now
by Doug Kadzban
Thu Feb 28, 2008 9:15 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: building a 6-wheeler
Replies: 15
Views: 9087

alright, i've more or less been talked out of this, at least for the moment...sounds really complicated to get the rear trucks tuned properly and whatnot. but, if i do decide to do this in the future, could i run a LOT harder wheels in the rear? i mean, like orange zig rear/orange+ front?
by Doug Kadzban
Mon Feb 25, 2008 2:59 pm
Forum: Slalom Skateboard shops
Topic: [USA] SK8KINGS - Shipping Worldwide since 1998
Replies: 1
Views: 2975

woo! go sk8kings!

you guys are great; i'm gonna have to place another order sometime soon! i hope you make it another 10 years!
by Doug Kadzban
Thu Feb 21, 2008 8:30 am
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: earthwing 38" drifter
Replies: 0
Views: 1298

earthwing 38" drifter

regretfully, i have to sell my favorite non-slalom board, my 38" earthwing drifter. price is $120 shipped as is (black tracker sixtracks, bones reds bearings, krypto shortboard wheels...really nice to slide on IMO), but for $130 shipped i'll put on 65mm 78a dregs labeda wheels, and for $140 shipped ...
by Doug Kadzban
Tue Feb 19, 2008 11:57 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: building a 6-wheeler
Replies: 15
Views: 9087

building a 6-wheeler

well i might be building a six-wheeler sometime in the near future (just for recreational use) and i have a few questions about building it. first off, how much distance should there be between the 2 rear trucks? from what i can tell, it's about an inch between the boltholes of the front and rear re...
by Doug Kadzban
Tue Feb 19, 2008 11:12 pm
Forum: Gecko
Topic: Gecko Superlight MD Limited Edition SL model - photos...
Replies: 35
Views: 21118

Re: Bigger version?

Martin Drayton wrote:
Image
No, the poster is extra...
i like that mini there...how much would that cost?
by Doug Kadzban
Tue Feb 19, 2008 1:31 am
Forum: General Slalom Skateboard Wheel discussion
Topic: viking wheels
Replies: 6
Views: 5347

I never tried them on my own deck but some Swiss slalomers use them. (It's a Swiss website, Aki's main sponsor and the biggest slalom- and longboardshop in Switzerland btw). Their surface is kind of "pre-roughed"....you might use them for TS if you're looking for a quick wheel.... rmn do you know o...
by Doug Kadzban
Mon Feb 18, 2008 10:39 pm
Forum: General Slalom Skateboard Wheel discussion
Topic: viking wheels
Replies: 6
Views: 5347

viking wheels

i found these on a german longboard website...i was quite intrigued http://www.roll-laden.tv/web/Shop_Rollen.php?mode=single&SKU=0523001 http://www.roll-laden.tv/2003/Bilder_Sortiment_Rollladen/0523001.JPG can any of y'all europeans shed some light on these? also, is there ANY availability at all of...
by Doug Kadzban
Sun Feb 17, 2008 7:28 am
Forum: Radikal
Topic: Radikal Trucks
Replies: 61
Views: 49874

how much for the trimmed avalons?

and, how wide are they?
by Doug Kadzban
Wed Feb 13, 2008 5:03 am
Forum: ISSA Site administration
Topic: [2008] Index page updates
Replies: 10
Views: 8364

Wesley Tucker wrote:Write some and take one. I'll be glad to post it up. (Now that I know how.)
haha, will do as soon as i get a small group of slalers together in the great frozen north
by Doug Kadzban
Wed Feb 13, 2008 4:50 am
Forum: ISSA Site administration
Topic: [2008] Index page updates
Replies: 10
Views: 8364

a picture is worth 1000 words, right?

but still, i like to read stuff. so maybe, more pics and more articles?
by Doug Kadzban
Thu Feb 07, 2008 2:55 pm
Forum: Gecko
Topic: The boards are here...and ready to rock!
Replies: 12
Views: 11330

dude, nice boards! i like the kicktail with the built-in dewedging on the rear
by Doug Kadzban
Tue Feb 05, 2008 11:06 pm
Forum: General Slalom Skateboard Wheel discussion
Topic: new earthwing superballs
Replies: 13
Views: 9909

Steve Collins wrote:
Doug Kadzban wrote:...keep in mind that the gumball is the widest production abec11 wheel...
Gumballs.......53mm wide
BigZigs..........58mm wide
EW SBs.........59.5mm wide
my bad on the "widest wheel abec11 makes"

but, EWSB's are 62mm wide, 59.5 is their listed contact patch
by Doug Kadzban
Tue Feb 05, 2008 10:49 pm
Forum: General Slalom Skateboard Wheel discussion
Topic: new earthwing superballs
Replies: 13
Views: 9909

well here's my response... these puppies GRIP like a mofo! straight up, i was riding these in a garage session and i only slid out the wheels twice: once when i hit a patch of slush, and another time when i forced into a safetly slide. as far as slalom use...they're a bit on hte big side, but i fit ...
by Doug Kadzban
Fri Feb 01, 2008 10:18 pm
Forum: ISSA Rules & Discussion
Topic: 2008 US Nationals Proposed Racing Format
Replies: 65
Views: 42868

Jack Smith wrote:Doug...

The ISSA does not organize or conduct races, they are a sanctioning body.
ah, okay

my bad
by Doug Kadzban
Fri Feb 01, 2008 9:57 pm
Forum: ISSA Rules & Discussion
Topic: 2008 US Nationals Proposed Racing Format
Replies: 65
Views: 42868

call me a noob, but would this format be used at all ISSA races or just nationals?
by Doug Kadzban
Tue Jan 29, 2008 6:47 am
Forum: Tracker
Topic: swapping baseplates
Replies: 3
Views: 3980

Re: swapping baseplates

More tuning possibilites: you can use the big cup washer, different O.D. flat washers, or no washer at all. Combined with different bushing shapes and duros makes for endless tuning fun! :D oh...wow, that makes sense i think i swapped out the cupped washer with a flat washer...but, the cupped washe...