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SKATEBOARDING => SKATE & DESTROY => Topic started by: Toshiko Xiao on October 18, 2012, 01:47:25 PM



Title: why'd the baseplate hole pattern change?
Post by: Toshiko Xiao on October 18, 2012, 01:47:25 PM
i mean if you're going to make the baseplates the same size most of the time and keep the extra holes on there anyways what's the point? now there's tons of trucks that are basically out of commission due to the change. i even saw a ridic deal on ebay for 20 sets of titans with old school baseplates that looked like they were made recently. why make new old school baseplates? even most of the pool reissue boards use the new school baseplate pattern.


Title: Re: why'd the baseplate hole pattern change?
Post by: dtotherob on October 18, 2012, 04:52:25 PM
you do realize this is 2012 and not 1992, right?


Title: Re: why'd the baseplate hole pattern change?
Post by: Toshiko Xiao on October 19, 2012, 01:46:03 AM
ofcourse, but i didn't have the internet or a skateboard in 92. when i got into skating in the mid 90's an older kid suckered me into trading my dead bolts for his old school pattern ventures because "his uncle always skated deadbolts". i went home and drilled 4 extra holes in my deck, but they were uneven with the normal ones and the board wouldn't roll straight. still got those trucks actually, would like to find the kid and trade back for my deadbolts with red bushings if the kingpins haven't snapped. anyways, recently i tried to cop 20 titan trucks off ebay 4 about 130 bucks shipped. they said it was a defect about "paint bubbles" or something but it turned out i'd misread the item description and they had only the old school baseplate pattern. i hadn't even heard of titan when i started skating and don't believe that they're even an old school company. weird as hell.