Tearing up the Abec 11 Stingers

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Tearing up the Abec 11 Stingers

Post by RL » Tue Nov 18, 2003 5:57 am

I've torn the outer edge off my 81a Stingers. This is the second time it's happened to me with these wheels. They are very new wheels to. Is it me?
Has this happened to others w/ Stingers?
Any advice?

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Post by John Gilmour » Tue Nov 18, 2003 3:35 pm

be psyched you have the urethane that tears...it is faster.
One good turn deserves another
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problem stingers?

Post by RL » Tue Nov 25, 2003 5:20 am

You know, this is my 2nd set of stingers and the 2nd time the outsides have torn off right at the core.
Ive mailed abec 11 about this w/ zero response either here or from my direct e-mail. What the hell?
Has this happened to others with this wheel?
I a small guy, I dont get it. Why me and both sets?
Im thinking maybe I better order some avalons.
Damn I wish they came in Green.

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Post by Vlad Popov » Wed Nov 26, 2003 6:45 pm

Could be that they are too soft. Happens all the time with 80A wheels.

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Post by Hunter Singleton » Tue Dec 23, 2003 4:27 pm

how wide are the Stingers?? it dosent say on the web site

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Post by Ramón Königshausen » Tue Dec 23, 2003 8:35 pm

They have a contact surface of ~42mm...

http://www.sk8shop.ch/detail_Wheels.asp?id=240

=>La Costas are/were 44mm wide

http://homepage.mac.com/ur13/csd/work/t ... /b3_2.html


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