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Old September 9th, 2008, 04:38 AM   #41
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Kufman: You have described it succinctly- "like skating in mud." This describes well my experience with the Landroller Mojo.
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Old September 9th, 2008, 06:05 PM   #42
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It would be interesting to see a 4-wheel LandRoller.

somewhere around here(Skatelog) there was a picture of a prototype skate that Bont made with 4x125mm wheels and they were angled like the landroller. I can't remember which thread it was in, maybe the 6x110 thread over in the Speed Skating area. Hmmmmm


EDIT: Found it. There are some other neat ones in there too.

http://skatelogforum.com/forums/show...t=10405&page=2
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Old September 9th, 2008, 06:39 PM   #43
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They give their little sales spiel, but that doesn't answer the question. Side loading bearings, and wheels is a bad idea, no matter how you slice it. Not much can be harder on equipment. The "tank thread" affect of a true inline is much smoother, and more stable. Wheels are supported by other wheels when hitting rough spots. I use Quads myself, but do understand the workings of the wheel, in most of it's forms. and I'm not sellin anything.
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Old September 10th, 2008, 05:37 AM   #44
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They give their little sales spiel, but that doesn't answer the question. Side loading bearings, and wheels is a bad idea, no matter how you slice it. Not much can be harder on equipment. The "tank thread" affect of a true inline is much smoother, and more stable. Wheels are supported by other wheels when hitting rough spots. I use Quads myself, but do understand the workings of the wheel, in most of it's forms. and I'm not sellin anything.
It does answer the question. Just because it doesn't fit your mental model doesn't mean they're unfit reasons for someone else. While angle-loading a bearing may not be optimal, it does allow for this interesting experience for those who find it attractive on some level.

Consistency is not really a human trait.
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Old September 10th, 2008, 06:59 AM   #45
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It does answer the question. Just because it doesn't fit your mental model doesn't mean they're unfit reasons for someone else. While angle-loading a bearing may not be optimal, it does allow for this interesting experience for those who find it attractive on some level.

Consistency is not really a human trait.

I agree, Landrollers allowed me to skate where I live without having to spend a lot more on experimenting with more custom skates and wheels.
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Old October 18th, 2008, 11:51 AM   #46
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I am a loyal follower of LandRollers, and had the Apollo Ohno Limited versions... the LandRoller team is awesome, and are always there to help you out and answer questions, apart from being a little snug on the big toe, they were a great pair of recreational/fitness skates, and just perfect for where I skate in The Woodlands, TX... I have ordered my mojo's to replace the Ohno's as they fit much better to size, and are priced very well... I will probably add the ABEC-9's anyway, not sure what the step up from the supplied 7's to 9's will do, but hey, what's the big deal about $30 anyway... I know a lot of people out there don't like LandRollers, but for the right applications they are the best skate out there IMHO... if anyone wants to chat/talk about LandRollers in general I am here... nice meeting you all... looks like a fantastic forum for info...

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Old October 18th, 2008, 05:59 PM   #47
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Question Swiss Bones for LandRoller Mojo's?

just curious if they would work, I am leaning on picking up the ABEC-9's on the LandRoller site to replace the ABEC 7's they come with, but would like to know if Swiss Bones are able to be used... the ABECS on the mojo's are 6000's... anyone here know???
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Old October 18th, 2008, 07:52 PM   #48
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just curious if they would work, I am leaning on picking up the ABEC-9's on the LandRoller site to replace the ABEC 7's they come with, but would like to know if Swiss Bones are able to be used... the ABECS on the mojo's are 6000's... anyone here know???
thanks!!!
Unfortunately, their ABEC 9 bearings aren't the same as the standard skate bearings. have to buy their bearings. Ashame, with precision bearings them LandRollers might have decent speed, despite the heavy weight?
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Old October 18th, 2008, 07:57 PM   #49
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I am a loyal follower of LandRollers, anyway... I know a lot of people out there don't like LandRollers, but for the right applications they are the best skate out there IMHO... if anyone wants to chat/talk about LandRollers in general I am here... nice meeting you all... looks like a fantastic forum for info...
Ashame, landRollers haven't addressed all it's negatives cause it has protencial to e a fun skate. Granted it's 2nd gen is an improvment but maybe it's 3rd gen will address all its short commings.
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Old October 19th, 2008, 01:40 AM   #50
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ok thanks... Looks like the ABEC 9's for me...
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Old October 19th, 2008, 02:40 AM   #51
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they are much better from what I am seeing from the previous versions... I can't wait to get my new ones.... Will keep you all posted on them, and if anyone else in Houston/The Woodlands, TX drop me a line and we can meet up...
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Old October 19th, 2008, 05:15 AM   #52
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ok thanks... Looks like the ABEC 9's for me...
Let us know, how the update bearings go?
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sure will, doubt the 9's will be that noticeable, but hey, they are better right???
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Old October 20th, 2008, 06:00 AM   #54
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sure will, doubt the 9's will be that noticeable, but hey, they are better right???
Who knows, will the 1st to scope out them 9's.
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Old October 20th, 2008, 11:46 AM   #55
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wow really? I am surprised no one elese here has done that upgrade yet... sure aren't many LandRoller enthusiasts around these parts huh... I wonder how many they have sold worldwide to date...
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Old October 20th, 2008, 05:54 PM   #56
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ever get them Bill??? what do you think of them???
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Old October 20th, 2008, 06:59 PM   #57
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Gem, just a heads up... A 6000 bearing puller can be had for $6.95 on the LandRoller.com site... Hope that helps...



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Review the instructions for removing and replacing a wheel. Then remove the wheel or wheels that need new bearings from the skate frames. Use a 6000 series bearing puller to gently remove each of the bearings from each side of the wheel hub
(do not use a typical inline skate 608 series bearing puller as it will damage the bearing shields).

I did a quick search and them bearing pullers ain't cheap!


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Old October 20th, 2008, 07:26 PM   #58
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Question LandRoller Mojo color choice poll...

just curious if you guys like the Blue Mojo's color scheme or the Red better...just checking what the people here think
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Old October 22nd, 2008, 06:05 AM   #59
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just curious if you guys like the Blue Mojo's color scheme or the Red better...just checking what the people here think
Bluemojo. . . . both colours loks gud to me and thanx for the info on the bearing puller.
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Old October 22nd, 2008, 02:28 PM   #60
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No problem, that's what I am here for... got a trip to Sea World Thurs-Sun, but will get my mojo's ready to roll by next week sometime... (I hope...) work has been insane...
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