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Types of Skateboard Decks

Cruiser
Cruiser

Skateboard hardware is used to connect the skateboard trucks to the skateboard deck. Skateboard hardware refers to the bolts and locknuts used when building a board. The bolts can have an Allen or Phillips head.

Length
Length

Skateboard decks are traditionally made of multiple plies of laminated maple wood (7 is the average) for durability and strength. When beginning the search for a suitable skateboard deck, the width is an important overall characteristic.

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Longboard
Longboard

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Nose and Tail
Nose and Tail

Nose vs Tail of a Skateboard The tail and nose of a skateboard may look almost the same. For some skateboards, where the nose and tail have the same angle, you can skate either way. But there are other skateboards with different angles of the nose and tail that can make a difference.

Old School
Old School

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Shortboard
Shortboard

There are a lot of different parts on a skateboard, but one of the most obviously important is the skateboard deck. The skate deck is the flat board that you stand on when skateboarding. A shortboard, as opposed to a longboard or cruiser, is ideal for street skateboarding and vert skateboarding.

Wheelbase
Wheelbase

Decks longer than 33" will often have a proportionally longer wheelbase (the distance between your front and rear wheels) than decks shorter than 33". A longer wheelbase will increase your stability, and increase your turning radius.

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Width
Width

The width of most skate decks falls between 7.5” and 8.75”. To choose the best size for you, consider your stature and the type of skating you do most. If you are into vert riding – going off ramps or shredding the pool – wider boards perform better.

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