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Add kicktail to flat board


#1

I got a flatboard. I want a kicktail. I don’t have a press or heat things coz I’m a noob. Halp.


#2

@quanze If you don’t have any woodworking tools, I can’t think of a cheaper or easier way than buying a new deck with a kick tail.


#3

Supersadface :frowning:


#4

@quanze What deck is it? Got a pic?


#5

http://store.boardlifeusa.com/skate-and-long-boards-hardware-and-accessories-kicktail-additions-venom-sick-tail-kicktail-add-on-for-your-longboard/dp/3426


#6

Nice find Jinra.

An easy change to get kicktail, but it won’t be quite the same as a real kick deck. heavier, and you’ll need some extra long bolts for the rear truck. No big deal and definitely worth a shot. If you have a $30 ebay blank, i don’t know if i’d spend $20 to add a kicktail. If you have a nice deck it might make more sense.

I personally would rather put the $20 towards a new kick deck and call it done. One of my favorites is the Omen Sugar - sweet deck.

GL!


#7

Agreed, Better to just buy a deck with a kicktail than modify one. $20 isn’t bad to add a kicktail, but it’s not going to be as good as having an actual tail. For around $45, you can get decent generic deck with a kicktail. www.funboxdist.com.


#8

hard foam that sticks on top the deck https://www.muirskate.com/longboard/products/2015/gravity-kicktail


#9

I’ve already ordered Globe’s Maiden: http://billykite.be/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/GLOBE-The-Maiden-37.jpg
I like that it has those raised bits on the sides for better control. Havent seen another deck like it with a kicktail which is why I’m resorting to adding one to it :confused:


#10

btw im in Canada. Funbox has some really nice stuff but they don’t have shipping options to canada :frowning: