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What are the old school skateboards called?

What are the old school skateboards called?

What Makes an Old School Deck? When you go out and purchase a skateboard today, you’ll notice its symmetrical, semi-narrow shape. In more technical terms, they’re called shortboards, measuring 7.5″-to-8″ wide.

How much are old skateboards worth?

All those decks are highly collectible. A Tony Hawk deck in excellent shape can bring close to a $1,000 on ebay… $600 to $800 is the average.

Who makes old school skateboards?

We hope you enjoy our list of the best 80s skateboard brands.

  • 1 Powell Peralta.
  • 2 Santa Cruz.
  • 3 Vision Skateboards.
  • 4 Hosoi.
  • 5 Independent Trucks.
  • 6 Alva Skateboards.
  • 7 5boro Skateboards.
  • 8 Alien Workshop.

How long is a old school skateboard?

Normally, a skateboard is 28”-33” (70-80 cm) long. The board is divided into three parts: the nose (front), the wheelbase (between the trucks) and the tail (rear). o find out which end is the front and which the rear, take a closer look at your deck. The nose is usually slightly wider and steeper than the tail.

Where can I buy old school Skateboards?

Whether you’re after a re-issue of one of your old favourites or keen to get your hands on a new graphic, there’s plenty to choose from. Everything from Powell Peralta, Santa Cruz, Sims, Welcome and many more, you will find it at Concrete Lines.

What are the best skateboard re issue decks?

Skate or hang the most iconic skateboard decks. Re-Issues are typically released in the original color or limited colorways so get the one you want while you can. Top Re-Issue Deck brands include Santa Cruz, Dogtown, Vision, Hosoi and more.

What was the role of old school skateboard decks?

Old School Skateboard Decks are among the most versatile and interesting decks in the world. It was during the 80s that old skateboard decks began to take on a new role as not only an item to ride but a work of art. The skateboard deck was considered a canvas to communicate the culture of skating.

How tall does a skateboard deck need to be?

The width of your truck axle should closely match the width of your skateboard deck, usually within 1/4”. Truck height is measured from the bottom of the truck’s baseplate to the center of the axle. In general, a mid-sized truck works well for most skateboarders, but high or low trucks may be preferred for different styles of skaters.