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Old July 12th, 2016, 12:17 PM   #11
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Thank you. Ok. So the nuts as they are in my pic are fine? They are more or less the same since loosen as I only had to loosen not even half a turn or about that at most. They feel alot more "rolly" Lol under my feet now but I guess that's the idea right?
That one up front looks a little close for comfort. I would probably reverse it so the nylon side went on first to give yourself a little extra time if it does wriggle loose. If the nylon part comes off the end the rest of the nut can come loose very quickly. If the nut is reversed and it comes just a little loose you can feel that or see it before it becomes a problem. You should do a visual inspection before each skate.

It doesn't take much to make them roll well or not. You should tighten the nuts to where they just start to impede the roll, then back them off 1/4 to 1/2 a turn.

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Is there any way of posting a video on here? Maybe if I could show you instead of you reading it. I feel like a total pain with all these questions but I need my skates to be right and know no-one that knows a thing about them.
You can post to youtube then give us a link.
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