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Old February 24th, 2018, 09:52 PM   #8
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Do ppl actually toghten the axel nut all the way to the bearing now days? This is something i have never seen nor heard of from back when i skated alot and at many dif rinks. Everyone who was a “good skater” (those that could spin an do tricks etc) always left play in the wheel. Since no one used toe stops for anything functional, we’d essentially slide or drag our wheels sideways to stop and/or change direction on a dime even at speed. Worked like a charm but doesnt work if the wheels have no play. We all knew it was supposedly hard on the bearings but i font know of a single person ever that didnt get years of bearing life even from cheapys (myself included) so long as they maintained them regularly.
I just found the spacer discussion interesting as i was unaware anyone actually tightened their wheels enough for it to katter as i was brought up leaving them intensionally loose (and still do to this day with no issue)
Nearly all the older skates I tore down in the last few weeks used bearing spacers. They dont use locknuts at all. The torque put on the nut locks them in place so they dont come loose. The spacers are necessary to maintain the torque. Using nylock nuts changed things to where the torquing down of the nuts is not necessary anymore.
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