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by Wesley Tucker
Tue Jun 04, 2013 1:33 pm
Forum: Daily Banter
Topic: POST ONLY REPLIES, don't use New Topic
Replies: 452
Views: 278383

Re: POST ONLY REPLIES, don't use New Topic

Thanks to Rob Ashby for passing this along:

Twenty-people-you-meet-at-skate-events:
http://www.skateslate.com/blog/2013/06/ ... te-events/

In truth there is nothing else to say.
by Wesley Tucker
Fri May 03, 2013 5:43 am
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: ALL SOLD!! - CZ Truck And Airflow Trucks For Sale
Replies: 6
Views: 2631

Re: CZ Truck And Airflow Trucks For Sale

ALL SOLD!!!!

Thanks for all the inquiries.
by Wesley Tucker
Fri May 03, 2013 1:55 am
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: ALL SOLD!! - CZ Truck And Airflow Trucks For Sale
Replies: 6
Views: 2631

Re: CZ Truck And Airflow Trucks For Sale

Jason Bortolussi wrote:Are the airflows 110mm or 90mm ?
90s with spacers on RT-X baseplates and whatever bushings they shipped with,
by Wesley Tucker
Thu May 02, 2013 9:05 pm
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: ALL SOLD!! - CZ Truck And Airflow Trucks For Sale
Replies: 6
Views: 2631

ALL SOLD!! - CZ Truck And Airflow Trucks For Sale

I have three trucks for sale in Columbia, South Carolina - one CZ adjustable rear truck and two Airflow offset rear trucks. None have been set up or ridden. Bought them from Sk8kings and they've gathered dust long enough. http://bellsouthpwp2.net/o/g/ogserv13/OGS/CZTruck.jpg (1) CZ truck (one availa...
by Wesley Tucker
Thu Apr 25, 2013 12:53 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Delia Carrasco Has Passed Away
Replies: 0
Views: 1061

Delia Carrasco Has Passed Away

For those of you who may not have heard, Mrs. Carrasco passed away this morning. Those of you who know Richy, Maria, Rene, David and the Carrasco family know what a very trying time this is for them.

I do not know any details but will pass any along as they are announced.
by Wesley Tucker
Mon Feb 11, 2013 11:23 pm
Forum: Daily Banter
Topic: POST ONLY REPLIES, don't use New Topic
Replies: 452
Views: 278383

Re: POST ONLY REPLIES, don't use New Topic

I just read where my home town of Summerville is finally getting a skate park. It's going to be constructed on some really useless land bounded by the football stadium parking lot and a four-lane freeway. Of course, some people who live two blocks away up the street are protesting it. They don't wan...
by Wesley Tucker
Sat Feb 09, 2013 12:37 am
Forum: Down South
Topic: Malaysia
Replies: 1
Views: 2753

Re: Malaysia

The weather was hot and the whores were murder.
Or is that the other way around?
I never can keep that straight.
by Wesley Tucker
Wed Dec 12, 2012 8:04 pm
Forum: ISSA Site administration
Topic: 2013 ISSA Sponsors (Banner Ads)
Replies: 4
Views: 2062

Re: 2013 ISSA Sponsors (Banner Ads)

A slight edit to the topic title to differentiate it better from the call for monthly sponsors.
by Wesley Tucker
Wed Dec 12, 2012 8:02 pm
Forum: ISSA Site administration
Topic: 2013 Monthly Site Sponsor Schedule
Replies: 24
Views: 9614

Re: 2013 Monthly Site Sponsor Schedule

I took it upon myself to change the name of this topic.

With both the call for monthly sponsors and banner ad sponsors it was difficult to tell which was which.
by Wesley Tucker
Fri Nov 30, 2012 5:07 pm
Forum: ISSA Site administration
Topic: 2013 Monthly Site Sponsor Schedule
Replies: 24
Views: 9614

Re: 2013 Site Sponsor Schedule

That is correct.
by Wesley Tucker
Mon Nov 05, 2012 2:19 pm
Forum: ISSA Site administration
Topic: 2013 Monthly Site Sponsor Schedule
Replies: 24
Views: 9614

Re: 2013 Site Sponsor Schedule

I'll take January for Marion Karr's 5,000 Miles For Hind's Feet Farm.

(I'll get the wording straightened out and all the particulars immediately.)
by Wesley Tucker
Mon Aug 27, 2012 10:58 pm
Forum: Radikal
Topic: broken kingpin !
Replies: 18
Views: 9068

Re: broken kingpin !

Nick, What I've found is the most likely way to do that without buying a lot of special tools is find the smallest tiniest drillbit you can and use it to make a series of shallow holes in a straight line across the broken face. Make sure the holes are overlapping. That makes a groove you drop a smal...
by Wesley Tucker
Mon Aug 27, 2012 9:20 pm
Forum: RoeRacing
Topic: Updating The Website
Replies: 0
Views: 2571

Updating The Website

After a bit of a hiatus, it looks as though Gareth is doing something. The website is being updated and Roe was a sponsor for the U.S. Nationals.
by Wesley Tucker
Thu Aug 09, 2012 11:03 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Couldn't we race on wet ?
Replies: 14
Views: 6128

Re: Couldn't we race on wet ?

Another problem that's overlooked with skateboard slalom racing in wet conditions. I would say probably 90% if not more of all races uses TrakMate and tape switches for timing. There is no adequate tape solution for keeping tapes on the deck with wet asphalt or concrete. Also, even infrared systems ...
by Wesley Tucker
Mon Jul 23, 2012 9:01 pm
Forum: Daily Banter
Topic: POST ONLY REPLIES, don't use New Topic
Replies: 452
Views: 278383

Re: POST ONLY REPLIES, don't use New Topic

Ron Barbagallo wrote:Maybe someone needs to develop "training wheels" - ones that roll very slow with proper bearings and spacers.
I think those are green.
(Dan Gesmer pays me good money for this service.)
by Wesley Tucker
Sun Jul 08, 2012 12:15 am
Forum: Independent
Topic: Indy 109 Re-Issue: More Chindy Offsets?
Replies: 1
Views: 2816

Indy 109 Re-Issue: More Chindy Offsets?

Just saw where Indy is re-issuing the 109mm.
Chicken ceased Chindy production when 109s were no longer available.

Maybe if he gets enough POSITIVE input he might crank out a few?
by Wesley Tucker
Thu May 24, 2012 1:24 am
Forum: ISSA Rules & Discussion
Topic: 2010 ISSA Slalom Skateboarding Rules Booklet
Replies: 10
Views: 5160

Re: 2010 ISSA Slalom Skateboarding Rules Booklet

Rob Ashby wrote:It would be appreciated if something could be done with the orientation of the booklet so it is less of a nightmare to print out? Thanks
Print out two pages, turn them over, print them again, fold in half is a nightmare?
by Wesley Tucker
Sun Apr 22, 2012 6:15 pm
Forum: Helmet, Pads, Wrist guards & Sliding gloves
Topic: Jay Adams Flyaway revived as FLY-HIGH BY EIGHT
Replies: 21
Views: 23804

Re: Jay Adams Flyaway revived as FLY-HIGH BY EIGHT

Well, it's been a while since the new Flyaways were re-issued. Simple question: Has anyone suffered a really good bash with one of these helmets and how did it perform? All the good looks and nostalgia in the world don't mean a thing if it doesn't do the deed as advertised. I am in the market for a ...
by Wesley Tucker
Fri Apr 20, 2012 11:43 pm
Forum: Down South
Topic: Slalom Skateboard in College Station
Replies: 2
Views: 2425

Re: Slalom Skateboard in College Station

That is such a great hill with a neat runout . . . if you can get to it!
by Wesley Tucker
Fri Mar 09, 2012 6:24 am
Forum: Hardware & Bushings
Topic: Compact cordless screwdriver
Replies: 8
Views: 3997

Re: Compact cordless screwdriver

I use one of these: http://lh3.googleusercontent.com/public/s1EQ23FE2kCLv21wKYNyjAysLt0KUGCjLJVmBrfJChNmXg2jeg_WSllpvJsXk3oRsp_1YI1PmMJGyybkYUGOg5fLaQ7LzESoXNQuQk_0W0nA9Yp9VasrFVfwKyX0t81HYHP8Ox0bSNBcbK-USrJyo9cJPDPzUwdyAS8hBI4OXyIOG6IYWMdEXRX3M_KzpYDoVOy7i-eLPiGjiQXEeR7fQYpDdQj1YyEvwLgEc1cN7SZo19nL...
by Wesley Tucker
Thu Feb 23, 2012 5:44 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Corky test 2
Replies: 2
Views: 1716

Re: Corky test 2

Does anyone know what this is before I delete this guy?

Seems like some really weird nonsense and it's his first post.
by Wesley Tucker
Sun Feb 05, 2012 10:17 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2012] European Indoor Championships 5-7 October [Cancelled]
Replies: 5
Views: 2955

Re: [2012] European Indoor Championships of Slalom Skateboar

Not to hijack your thread, Petr, but this is absolutely totally weird.

Brno is actually in the news over here today:

http://www.heraldonline.com/2012/01/31/ ... at-to.html

The world is getting entirely too small!
by Wesley Tucker
Sun Jan 29, 2012 4:32 pm
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: Axe & Tracker RTX/S (new)
Replies: 5
Views: 1647

Re: Axe & Tracker RTX/S (new)

Aaron Yowell wrote:What size/model of AXE and what's the condition?
Rick Stanziale wrote:I have 5 new SK8 Kings Axe
Just sayin' . . . .
by Wesley Tucker
Sat Jan 14, 2012 1:55 pm
Forum: Daily Banter
Topic: POST ONLY REPLIES, don't use New Topic
Replies: 452
Views: 278383

Re: POST ONLY REPLIES, don't use New Topic

Ron Olsen wrote:Check out these old ad's from the 70's:
http://www.visualnews.com/2010/12/07/vi ... rtisments/

Enjoy!
I got all those ads on my bookshelf.
by Wesley Tucker
Wed Jan 11, 2012 4:56 am
Forum: Daily Banter
Topic: POST ONLY REPLIES, don't use New Topic
Replies: 452
Views: 278383

Re: POST ONLY REPLIES, don't use New Topic

Hah. That did fix it. I amaze me sometimes. was it a code change or a checkbox problem ? :) whatever the case, it works. maybe i can make some contributions here and there :) last post was in 2003. not 2002! :) On your control panel under BOARD PREFERENCES is EDIT POSTING DEFAULTS. The "Attach my s...
by Wesley Tucker
Wed Jan 11, 2012 4:26 am
Forum: Daily Banter
Topic: POST ONLY REPLIES, don't use New Topic
Replies: 452
Views: 278383

Re: POST ONLY REPLIES, don't use New Topic

Hah. That did fix it.

I amaze me sometimes.
by Wesley Tucker
Wed Jan 11, 2012 2:25 am
Forum: Daily Banter
Topic: POST ONLY REPLIES, don't use New Topic
Replies: 452
Views: 278383

Re: POST ONLY REPLIES, don't use New Topic

Chris, Do me a favor and make another post here from your account. I'm not sure if your signature will attach to old e-mails or just to new e-mails since I changed your profile settings. I did find one button not selected (attach sigs by default) and changed it. But as I said I'm not sure if it upda...
by Wesley Tucker
Tue Jan 10, 2012 9:06 pm
Forum: Daily Banter
Topic: POST ONLY REPLIES, don't use New Topic
Replies: 452
Views: 278383

Re: POST ONLY REPLIES, don't use New Topic

Chris Yandall wrote:
Wesley Tucker wrote:Has anyone heard anything lately from Rick Floyd?
He canceled his account here on SS.com and also on Facebook.
Seems as though he just dropped off the Internet entirely.
He's resurfaced. And I am replying to see if my sig line works! :)
It doesn't.
by Wesley Tucker
Fri Dec 16, 2011 3:29 pm
Forum: Daily Banter
Topic: POST ONLY REPLIES, don't use New Topic
Replies: 452
Views: 278383

Re: POST ONLY REPLIES, don't use New Topic

Has anyone heard anything lately from Rick Floyd?
He canceled his account here on SS.com and also on Facebook.

Seems as though he just dropped off the Internet entirely.
by Wesley Tucker
Sun Dec 11, 2011 2:33 pm
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: FS: Pavel Complete
Replies: 2
Views: 1255

Re: FS: Pavel Complete

Every one calm down. It's already dealt with.
by Wesley Tucker
Tue Nov 15, 2011 1:58 am
Forum: Daily Banter
Topic: POST ONLY REPLIES, don't use New Topic
Replies: 452
Views: 278383

Re: POST ONLY REPLIES, don't use New Topic

It looks like the NBA season will be canceled.

An excellent opportunity for slalom skateboarding to slide right in there and get all that Nike and Budweiser money!
by Wesley Tucker
Thu Nov 10, 2011 12:16 am
Forum: Daily Banter
Topic: POST ONLY REPLIES, don't use New Topic
Replies: 452
Views: 278383

Re: POST ONLY REPLIES, don't use New Topic

As of last Thursday the Dixie Cup did NOT have a sanction. They were looking for a Prime. I do not know if they got it or what happened. I know JBH (a North American Marshall) attended the event but if anything has transpired since last week I do not know. If you notice the Dixie Cup as of today is ...
by Wesley Tucker
Thu Nov 03, 2011 10:26 pm
Forum: Timing System
Topic: Cheap Timer
Replies: 49
Views: 29457

Re: Cheap Timer

When I got mine I went ahead and sprang for two timers and four beacons. That allows quick and easy dual racing although there is no common start. Sort of like the old days with the Trak Mate. I went to Lowe's and got a short roll of Velcro tape and cut several pieces. Using half I put the tape on s...
by Wesley Tucker
Thu Nov 03, 2011 1:43 pm
Forum: Timing System
Topic: Cheap Timer
Replies: 49
Views: 29457

Re: Cheap Timer

The only way this packaged timer will work for slalom skateboard racing is to buy TWO. This set up is for lap timing. Only need one course beacon. Slalom requires two beacons, one at the top and one at the bottom of the course.
by Wesley Tucker
Thu Oct 27, 2011 8:32 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: who wants to help expand slalom racing?
Replies: 18
Views: 8202

Re: who wants to help expand slalom racing?

In case you're one of the three skaters who missed this on YouTube, this is the Akron hill from 1978: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QHQBHBGP3ps This skatecar race was held the same weekend as the slalom race. It doesn't appear as though anyone has uploaded the cone racing but this is still a good l...
by Wesley Tucker
Tue Oct 25, 2011 8:32 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: who wants to help expand slalom racing?
Replies: 18
Views: 8202

Re: who wants to help expand slalom racing?

Ron, I applaud your efforts. I only have one question and it's not a deal breaker but still something I've wondered about with using Akron as a race site. ALL of our races to date have been promoted and managed locally by local people operating local races. As such the needed support comes from peop...
by Wesley Tucker
Mon Oct 24, 2011 5:54 pm
Forum: Fibreflex
Topic: Super Carve
Replies: 3
Views: 5381

Re: Super Carve

Well, I think Debbie has worked out the kinks. I got one this month of the new run and I cannot find a fault with it. Looks great and performs better than I ever expected. I never owned a Leemo but rode a couple back in '02 and '03. I know 8 or 9 years is a long time but from what I remember the per...
by Wesley Tucker
Mon Oct 17, 2011 12:37 pm
Forum: Down South
Topic: [2011] South Carolina Outlaw, (RESCHEDULED) February 12
Replies: 8
Views: 4337

Re: South Carolina Outlaw, (RESCHEDULED) February 12

Tom, That spot is lost. The developer of the business park came in and built a road off the cul-de-sac at the top of the hill. It allows through traffic to the back of a building next to the spot. So there probably won't be another race here until maybe that business (whatever it is) goes out of bus...
by Wesley Tucker
Fri Sep 23, 2011 2:15 am
Forum: ISSA World Ranking
Topic: ISSA World Ranking - 2011
Replies: 59
Views: 32502

Re: ISSA World Ranking - 2011

Ron Barbagallo wrote:not that it matters or that I'm complaining, but I raced at both Antrim and the Worlds and my results show no races attended
Ron,

Serious question: did your results get reported as "Ron Barbagallo" or "Fatboy?"

Might be Hans hasn't put the two together.
by Wesley Tucker
Wed Sep 21, 2011 4:01 pm
Forum: North America
Topic: [2012] Call for US Championships
Replies: 28
Views: 13996

Re: 2012 US Championships

Petr Janoušek wrote: • Cone judges need to be paid workers
• Meals to riders should be provided by organizer
Who made these rules?
by Wesley Tucker
Sun Sep 18, 2011 10:29 pm
Forum: Daily Banter
Topic: POST ONLY REPLIES, don't use New Topic
Replies: 452
Views: 278383

Re: POST ONLY REPLIES, don't use New Topic

If anyone is interested FibreFlex has SuperCarves once again in stock. Although the style is a little different, the shape is the same as the Leemo. I never saw it but there were some complaints the first run had boards that de-lammed but Debbie assures me this is corrected in this new batch. Anyway...
by Wesley Tucker
Wed Aug 31, 2011 9:01 pm
Forum: ISSA Rules & Discussion
Topic: Course Poachers!
Replies: 11
Views: 4046

Re: Course Poachers!

I don't understand how the pros running first will stop an open skater from poaching the course later?

Or how the pros running first will stop a pro from poaching the course during the pro eliminations?
by Wesley Tucker
Mon Aug 29, 2011 3:24 am
Forum: Daily Banter
Topic: POST ONLY REPLIES, don't use New Topic
Replies: 452
Views: 278383

Re: POST ONLY REPLIES, don't use New Topic

Thanks for the thoughts - We did OK in Antrim, some power outages and high water, but mostly just branches and junk in the road. South of here on the coast, they got some of the heavy stuff. I hope everyone's alright down there. TK had the best commentary on his Facebook update: "The Frisbee that w...
by Wesley Tucker
Sun Aug 28, 2011 2:18 pm
Forum: Daily Banter
Topic: POST ONLY REPLIES, don't use New Topic
Replies: 452
Views: 278383

Re: POST ONLY REPLIES, don't use New Topic

Y'all should keep the northeast crew in your thoughts today. Looking at the track it appears Fatboy, Scooter, Noah, Tway, Joe I, ur13 and many others are going to take a big hit today. I'll be surprised if we hear from any of them for a while because electricity will be gone by the end of the day. F...
by Wesley Tucker
Fri Aug 05, 2011 10:21 pm
Forum: Turner Summer Ski
Topic: removing grip tape
Replies: 1
Views: 1470

Re: removing grip tape

Goo Gone.

Can find it at any store. Comes in a small can.

Don't worry. it will NOT affect the epoxy.
by Wesley Tucker
Sat Jul 30, 2011 7:32 pm
Forum: Daily Banter
Topic: POST ONLY REPLIES, don't use New Topic
Replies: 452
Views: 278383

Re: POST ONLY REPLIES, don't use New Topic

I just put this on Facebook and also wanted to pass it along here. I don't know how many of you over the years have called Marion Karr at Execquest, but if you did perhaps Jim answered the phone. Jim Blackwood was Marion's right-hand man in the business and an excellent sales performer for the compa...
by Wesley Tucker
Sat Jul 30, 2011 6:35 pm
Forum: New to slalom skateboarding?
Topic: Hello from NYC!
Replies: 6
Views: 2708

Re: Hello from NYC!

Don't know where he got them but Marcio just posted results of the Adrenalina on Facebook and it looks as though Jeff won with a 1:31 time.
by Wesley Tucker
Wed Jul 27, 2011 4:12 am
Forum: Movies
Topic: Newbie Slalom Raw run
Replies: 5
Views: 2382

Re: Newbie Slalom Raw run

Ben Keymer wrote:
Wesley Tucker wrote:Ben,

Where are you? That is a sweet spot.

Im in Toronto!
Very cool. And good style. Sydia can definitely get you moving faster.
by Wesley Tucker
Tue Jul 26, 2011 6:21 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: An Observation And A Suggestion For Anyone Who Cares
Replies: 6
Views: 2975

An Observation And A Suggestion For Anyone Who Cares

In just the past two months the following have registered with SS.com: Evan Brochu Nicolas Petitbon Melissa Trent Izzy Zoboo Paul Hindemith Magnus Bobert andrei spb william charterkar B Barnett Moiz Noorani Tom Bilstein Detlef Kuhlmann Paul Adams Dice Lasse Trey Bussey Jonathan Boleo Ed Nehring Evan...