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 New to skating, These K2 fatty's lasted 2 weeks

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PostSubject: New to skating, These K2 fatty's lasted 2 weeks   Sun Jul 26, 2009 10:17 pm

So yea, i just picked up skating a few weeks ago. bought a pair of old k2 fatty's from a guy for 30 bucks. Things went well till today. landed my first three sixty and after i land my left boot feels weird. i look down and the whole plastic ankle support and backing has cracked and my skates are useless now.

That being said, what would u guys recommend i look into getting. im really into skating and i like it alot, just bummed i wasted 60 bucks (skates and new wheels).
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PostSubject: Re: New to skating, These K2 fatty's lasted 2 weeks   Sun Jul 26, 2009 10:58 pm

a few pictures so you can see





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PostSubject: Re: New to skating, These K2 fatty's lasted 2 weeks   Sun Jul 26, 2009 11:02 pm

http://www.skatestop.com/usdchampionpsirus3.htm
I got these back in the day and they're still still the best rollerblades ever made. I can't believe you can still get em!
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PostSubject: Re: New to skating, These K2 fatty's lasted 2 weeks   Sun Jul 26, 2009 11:09 pm

Hey what's up man...nice meeting you at the park today. I definately wouldn't recommend like 5 year old USD's as an upgrade. I'd say go with some razors. Probably the genesys boot since they're good quality and fairly cheap. You could get them boot only if you had to since you already have wheels and I could get you some frames for free if you need some UFS ones.


http://www.aggressivemall.com/Razor-Genesys-7-1-skate-p/rzr-skate-g7-1.htm

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PostSubject: Re: New to skating, These K2 fatty's lasted 2 weeks   Sun Jul 26, 2009 11:12 pm

yea it was nice meetin you too. any ideas on tryin to find a set up for around 100? i know thats sorta low number but im tight on cash ha you know
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PostSubject: Re: New to skating, These K2 fatty's lasted 2 weeks   Sun Jul 26, 2009 11:34 pm

man I looked for a while but I couldn't find anything at $100 or lower unless it was used on ebay. You're still more than welcome to come and take a look at the free collection after I get moved.

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PostSubject: Re: New to skating, These K2 fatty's lasted 2 weeks   Mon Jul 27, 2009 12:55 am

what size skates do you wear? I have some of these in pretty good shape, size 11

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PostSubject: Re: New to skating, These K2 fatty's lasted 2 weeks   Mon Jul 27, 2009 10:01 am

i wear like a ten but the fattys were actually an 11
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PostSubject: Re: New to skating, These K2 fatty's lasted 2 weeks   Mon Jul 27, 2009 1:01 pm

The ones I posted are kind of heavy, but are sooooooo comfortable. Like pillows on your feet. The souls have plenty of life left, and the frames are brand spanking new. You'd have to use your own foot pads, wheels and bearings.

Or, try some of these: (remember, the skates you destroyed are over 10 years old. Cuffs really do not break like that on newer skates)

2008 K2 Fatty Pro, boot only: $135 (I have these, the cuffs are very strong, skate is very light and supportive)
http://www.aggressivemall.com/K2-Fatty-Pro-BOOT-ONLY-p/k2-skate-fp-bo.htm


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Nimh Brian Shima v. 1, boot only $139
http://www.aggressivemall.com/Nimh-Brian-Shima-pro-boot-p/nihm-boot.htm



Salomon ST Pro, bidding is at $50 right now
http://cgi.ebay.com/SALOMON-STi-PRO-AGGRESIVE-SKATES-mens-US-10-5-extras_W0QQitemZ260451449832QQcmdZViewItemQQptZLH_DefaultDomain_0?hash=item3ca41dbbe8&_trksid=p3286.c0.m14
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PostSubject: Re: New to skating, These K2 fatty's lasted 2 weeks   Wed Jul 29, 2009 10:26 pm

so for the time being im barrowing a pair of razor cults from andy for a few weeks while i figure out my skate situation. if anyone has size 10-11ish skates for sale please let me know.


and if anyone has some 8mm bearing spacers i could really use some.


thanks guys.
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