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Old March 2nd, 2009, 09:44 PM   #1
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Default Laser truck

Another (probable stupid) question . I have Laser plates (used- 73watermutt's wifes old ones) and put the trucks on today. I also have a brand new set of laser plates and the instructions say to tighten the kingpin down quite a bit to prevent stripping. Are the old ones the same way? And if so, how much tightening do they need? I don't want to strip/overtighten. Any help will be very appreciated. Thanks!
Me~~ 351 O's with Laser plates, Speed rays, Hartford Golds

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Old March 2nd, 2009, 11:11 PM   #2
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but bears repeating.... This is on every set of Laser instructions I have:

Note section II
"The difference between good skates and great skates comes from knowing where to get the numbers."
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