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by Tim Robinson
Sun Jun 29, 2008 10:41 am
Forum: Turner Summer Ski
Topic: Old Turners
Replies: 49
Views: 33021

Hey Martin , this is how your upside down Aurora looks now..........

Its safe with friend in Sydney Australia.
Tim
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by Tim Robinson
Wed Jun 25, 2008 10:36 am
Forum: Ick
Topic: Ick Register - Got One? Post A Pic Or Description Here
Replies: 11
Views: 8859

I have the ex Chris Bara Super Bee on the left and a friend has Atila's mini Bees on the right. Both in Sydney. Thats 3 of the 4 made I think.
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by Tim Robinson
Tue Jun 24, 2008 12:25 pm
Forum: Ick
Topic: Ick Register - Got One? Post A Pic Or Description Here
Replies: 11
Views: 8859

Good point Wes. Why not an Ick register on this forum? Just a simple who, what and where.
by Tim Robinson
Wed Mar 26, 2008 10:10 am
Forum: Turner Summer Ski
Topic: Old Turners
Replies: 49
Views: 33021

Wow !! Very nice collection you have there. Can you tell us their history? Love the green one on the red zig zags! Very COOL!
Tim
by Tim Robinson
Sun Jul 29, 2007 11:31 pm
Forum: Ick
Topic: 3 bees
Replies: 4
Views: 4095

Wesley , yes that is Bara's board. The other 2 are Atilla's that now belong to a fellow Sydney sider. I think there is only 1 more in the series thats hanging on 300hp Davids wall over your way somewhere.
by Tim Robinson
Sun Jul 29, 2007 1:06 pm
Forum: Ick
Topic: 3 bees
Replies: 4
Views: 4095

3 bees

3 B's
All in Sydney

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by Tim Robinson
Sat Jul 28, 2007 12:17 pm
Forum: Radikal
Topic: fixing my radikal
Replies: 29
Views: 22105

Rode a GOG and couldn't believe how much better it felt to my Radikals and set about changing things......extra wedging lathed stims and still not as turny as the GOG . I thought I was just getting used to these trucks and being more comfortable with running softer and softer bushings............THE...
by Tim Robinson
Sat Jul 07, 2007 7:12 am
Forum: Gates & Course Setting
Topic: Cone colors
Replies: 15
Views: 14471

Technically , the brightest colour to the human eye is a yellow/green (550nano meters i think??) Its half way between red and violet. BMW and Alfa with there spider back in the 1970's used that colour not just for the groove factor. Here in Aus our road markings used to be that colour for the same h...
by Tim Robinson
Thu May 17, 2007 12:21 pm
Forum: Airflow
Topic: So...
Replies: 59
Views: 51406

Greg Ambler wrote:Hmmm interesting.

So in reality there are only 2 trucks of pro status for the front, Racetrack - X and GOG? Without modification of course. I am leaving out Seismic, it takes a core Seismic enthusiast to ride these.

Sounds like you have the sketch pad out Greg?
Do you have access to a lathe?
by Tim Robinson
Wed May 16, 2007 1:28 pm
Forum: Airflow
Topic: So...
Replies: 59
Views: 51406

Toby if you read my post I said we also still make them. I have no idea if they are metric though as I haven't been near a Holden with a spanner since about 1978. I think it is Toyota who are number 1 in Australia. I know they have 19mm wheel nuts as they fit on my Alfa I still think it's funny tha...
by Tim Robinson
Wed May 16, 2007 11:52 am
Forum: Airflow
Topic: So...
Replies: 59
Views: 51406

Thought about that but not made any more.
I'm setting up a 36inch Ick Stick. Probably with Cortech 77mm or Avilas.
by Tim Robinson
Wed May 16, 2007 10:05 am
Forum: Airflow
Topic: So...
Replies: 59
Views: 51406

No mate , do you?? I'm looking for 1 RTX 129mm. I thought there may be a few sets of Radikals going up for sale , and there are but at almost full price. I think the Fyre trucks will be the go or Geezers Sputnik if he ever builds it. I was looking at my Airflow and thinking if only somewon would mak...
by Tim Robinson
Tue May 15, 2007 11:30 pm
Forum: Airflow
Topic: So...
Replies: 59
Views: 51406

Your skate tool will fit both. 1 day when you guys finally go metric you will wonder why it took you soooo long. You are so far behind ,still making gas guzzling push rod engines even! Move into this century. ok ok , thats a bit harsh...sorry My skate tool does not fit both. I know, because I tried...
by Tim Robinson
Tue May 15, 2007 1:34 pm
Forum: Airflow
Topic: So...
Replies: 59
Views: 51406

Here's a random but relevant question. How wide-spread are Trackers, Indies, Radikal, Randall, Bennett (or any number of other) trucks that have SAE specs outside of the U.S.? And do you guys outside the U.S. have the trouble with them that evidently U.S. skaters have with Airflow? By the way, I ca...
by Tim Robinson
Tue May 15, 2007 1:20 pm
Forum: Airflow
Topic: So...
Replies: 59
Views: 51406

I say stick to what's been working for quite a few years now. Ok, if truck companies would send me a metric skatetool with the metric trucks, I'd be happy, but they don't, so I have to get regular tools for them. Now, this is not a problem in metric Sweden, but I bet it's as difficult is the US, as...
by Tim Robinson
Sun Dec 17, 2006 9:06 pm
Forum: Turner Summer Ski
Topic: Turner setup advice wanted
Replies: 33
Views: 32075

Yes there are rubber washers under oversized stainless washers and the bolts are screwed through the deck before putting the nut on so the holes stay tight.
by Tim Robinson
Sun Dec 17, 2006 8:27 am
Forum: Turner Summer Ski
Topic: Turner setup advice wanted
Replies: 33
Views: 32075

The no bolt look is thanks to photoshop. I only have 4 socket head cap screws in the right length , the others are only normal big round head ugly things. So i cheated for the photo and when its on my wall you can't tell the diff. Yes green NOS stims , also have some yellow ones. top bush is wrong I...
by Tim Robinson
Sat Dec 16, 2006 5:25 am
Forum: Turner Summer Ski
Topic: Turner setup advice wanted
Replies: 33
Views: 32075

1 more pic
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by Tim Robinson
Sat Dec 16, 2006 5:17 am
Forum: Turner Summer Ski
Topic: Turner setup advice wanted
Replies: 33
Views: 32075

So here it is.

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by Tim Robinson
Fri Dec 01, 2006 11:35 pm
Forum: Wefunk
Topic: new BONECORES
Replies: 10
Views: 8953

Adrian , what do yo guys do up there??!! It looks like the most amazing boards in Aus are in Townsville on dusty roads? You have to come to sydney for a race or better still to the Bathurst race so we can check out this quiver of yours.
by Tim Robinson
Thu Aug 03, 2006 11:48 pm
Forum: Tracker
Topic: NYLON base plate king pins and stimulator set up
Replies: 3
Views: 4142

Nylon base plate king pins and stimulator set up

Yes , your right they have nylon over the heads. It is the vintage correct thing I am looking for. Ur13 (don't know his real name ) raced Turners with this set up. I have sent him a couple of PM's but no reply.
by Tim Robinson
Thu Aug 03, 2006 1:05 pm
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: WYB BAHNE TRUCKS
Replies: 3
Views: 1936

Bahne trucks

Hey Chris , they look like CRAP!! ..................






ONLY KIDDING.



Nice deck as well!
by Tim Robinson
Thu Aug 03, 2006 11:02 am
Forum: Tracker
Topic: NYLON base plate king pins and stimulator set up
Replies: 3
Views: 4142

NYLON base plate king pins and stimulator set up

I am setting up a Turner cutaway from the late 90's with Tracker fulltracks and nylon base plates. These have very short kingpins and I want to know 2 things , 1 ,what bushing set ups were used by people back then and 2 . can the king pin be replaced in these base plates? I have a set each of NOS ye...
by Tim Robinson
Mon Jul 31, 2006 11:48 pm
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: Rad Pads
Replies: 4
Views: 2325

Rad Pads

Do you still have these for sale? I'm still trying to find some if anyone has any they want to sell please send me a PM
by Tim Robinson
Mon Jul 31, 2006 11:44 pm
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: WYB BAHNE TRUCKS
Replies: 3
Views: 1936

WYB BAHNE TRUCKS

Looking for a good set of Bahne trucks if any one has a set they would like to sell please send me an PM
Tim
by Tim Robinson
Thu Jul 27, 2006 11:45 pm
Forum: Radikal
Topic: New axle material
Replies: 5
Views: 4997

8th grade

Marty , your keeping a "multi hundred dollar truck" in the bottom of a box?? Man.... its a skateboard truck! If you want to use it NOW I gave you a way to do that. Go and buy the most expensive one you can find if it makes you feel any better. Buy a Ti one or a cro mo one.
by Tim Robinson
Thu Jul 27, 2006 1:47 pm
Forum: Radikal
Topic: New axle material
Replies: 5
Views: 4997

axles

Marty have a look at the truck page on silverfish. A guy who is also waiting is now running a grade 8 bolt as an axle. Looks like a good idea.
by Tim Robinson
Sun Jul 02, 2006 2:01 pm
Forum: Radikal
Topic: IS JACK MIA AGAIN?
Replies: 10
Views: 7989

Jeff you must be the lucky one!. 30 or 40 % of all entries on this Radikal section are some how related to sevice or lack of.
by Tim Robinson
Sat Jun 24, 2006 9:16 am
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: WTB Rad Pads and Turners (need rad pads want Turners)
Replies: 2
Views: 1474

WTB Rad Pads and Turners (need rad pads want Turners)

If you have any you want to sell please let me know.
Thanks
Tim
by Tim Robinson
Fri May 26, 2006 10:46 am
Forum: Radikal
Topic: Can I PLEASE have my truck back!!
Replies: 3
Views: 3987

Thanks

Got it!!!!!!!!!!!
Thank you and thanks for the T shirt
Tim
by Tim Robinson
Thu May 04, 2006 9:55 am
Forum: Radikal
Topic: Can I PLEASE have my truck back!!
Replies: 3
Views: 3987

lost truck

Jack you must not have been getting my e-mails then because i have been asking about this for quite a while with only 1 recent e-mail from you asking If I had my truck.
Thank you for letting me know it has been posted. I look forward to its return and will let you know as soon as it does.
by Tim Robinson
Wed May 03, 2006 11:59 pm
Forum: Radikal
Topic: Can I PLEASE have my truck back!!
Replies: 3
Views: 3987

Can I PLEASE have my truck back!!

Jack you seem totaly incapable of replying to e-mails so I'm contacting you here. I sent you a truck with a broken kingpin in October. Why won't you let me know where it is. Is it coming back? Have you fixed it? Has it been sent? 6 MONTHS!!! COME ON I want my truck back!!!! Guys have a look at the m...
by Tim Robinson
Fri Mar 31, 2006 2:20 pm
Forum: Radikal
Topic: Radikal Dragon Tail+Zig Zags=Shortest Axle length?
Replies: 4
Views: 4595

.250 axles

How about the .250's with 66mm zig zags?
by Tim Robinson
Wed Mar 15, 2006 4:20 am
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: WTB Radpads risers
Replies: 0
Views: 867

WTB Radpads risers

If you can spare any please let me know.
Tim
by Tim Robinson
Wed Mar 15, 2006 12:00 am
Forum: Turner Summer Ski
Topic: Turner setup advice wanted
Replies: 33
Views: 32075

set up

So ........ just checking........this deck is 1 of maybe 5 made by???? in 2001 using a core shaped by bobby in about 1997 originally for the seismic turners ,and using green and black because thats all he had laying around. It was made for the "Turner Downhill" that Howard had organised. Is this cor...
by Tim Robinson
Fri Mar 10, 2006 10:54 pm
Forum: Turner Summer Ski
Topic: Turner setup advice wanted
Replies: 33
Views: 32075

Set up

Guys , thank you for so much info. I'm on the look out for some never used black turner wheels for this deck. If any one has a set they don't want. Also would a TCC rear truck be correct on this deck?
Thanks tim
by Tim Robinson
Wed Mar 08, 2006 9:44 pm
Forum: Turner Summer Ski
Topic: Turner setup advice wanted
Replies: 33
Views: 32075

Wesley , why does the date suprise you? Its my first Turner and I'm after any bit of info I can get.
Thanks Tim
by Tim Robinson
Wed Mar 08, 2006 10:25 am
Forum: Turner Summer Ski
Topic: Turner setup advice wanted
Replies: 33
Views: 32075

Turner setup advice wanted

Bara has given me some excellent advice but I am after everyones opinion on setting up this 1997 Turner. I want it to be true to its vintage. Trucks , wheels , risers, etc......the best that was available at the time. Any history and ideas very welcome. Thanks Tim http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f...
by Tim Robinson
Thu Mar 02, 2006 9:44 pm
Forum: Tracker
Topic: Tracker "Fulltrack" Small Pivots
Replies: 5
Views: 5653

Well explained........ Thank you.
by Tim Robinson
Thu Mar 02, 2006 5:39 am
Forum: Tracker
Topic: Tracker "Fulltrack" Small Pivots
Replies: 5
Views: 5653

A stupid question but how can I tell these are small pivot?
by Tim Robinson
Mon Feb 27, 2006 12:38 pm
Forum: Pavel
Topic: Pavel Giant-Super G board
Replies: 30
Views: 18632

Just giving you a bit of stick! Its a nice deck.
by Tim Robinson
Mon Feb 27, 2006 9:15 am
Forum: Pavel
Topic: Pavel Giant-Super G board
Replies: 30
Views: 18632

Looks like a Pistol
by Tim Robinson
Wed Feb 22, 2006 10:19 am
Forum: Pocket Pistol
Topic: No response from Pistol
Replies: 14
Views: 10430

Carl thats a great bit of info you have put up there. It needs it own Page. I might try and start a PPS graphics Topic.
by Tim Robinson
Sun Feb 19, 2006 9:13 am
Forum: Pocket Pistol
Topic: No response from Pistol
Replies: 14
Views: 10430

Don i'm sure its not hard once you have done it a few time but I think most people could not be assed with the process. I understand the cost problems. This site really is good for info but does not get the trafic that a site like the fish gets. I think Silverfish has its place and once you sort thr...
by Tim Robinson
Sat Feb 18, 2006 10:37 am
Forum: Pocket Pistol
Topic: No response from Pistol
Replies: 14
Views: 10430

Pics

I thought there must be a reason people don't post many pics here..........Its just too hard. Shame you can't just upload a shot like the Silverfish site.
by Tim Robinson
Sat Feb 18, 2006 1:46 am
Forum: Pocket Pistol
Topic: No response from Pistol
Replies: 14
Views: 10430

Graphics

You know .......... those pics are are great way to see just what these graphics look like. I was suprised how much darker my deck was to the website graphics examples and pics are a great way to show scale. Is there anywhere we can post pics of our decks to aid each other when ordering new ones? Wh...
by Tim Robinson
Wed Oct 19, 2005 8:31 am
Forum: Radikal
Topic: Kingpin replacement
Replies: 6
Views: 5744

KINGPINS

I always look over the trucks after every run and dismantle and clean every couple of weeks and Wipe them over after every skate. I expect these trucks will need a bit more TLC and they are so nice I don't mind one bit. I also wax my deck with a teflon boat wax but don't tell anybody !
by Tim Robinson
Tue Oct 18, 2005 10:10 am
Forum: Radikal
Topic: Kingpin replacement
Replies: 6
Views: 5744

Broken Kingpins

While we wait for an answer from Mark, has anyone had a kingpin break ?? I had one go while pumping on flat ground. This is a truck thats had 6 months of mild pumping...........never raced ........never even run through cones. That was 10 days ago and my ankle still isn't better. I don't want to thi...
by Tim Robinson
Sun Oct 09, 2005 7:04 am
Forum: Radikal
Topic: Kingpin replacement
Replies: 6
Views: 5744

Kingpin replacement

How often should I replace the Kingpins in my Slalom Trucks?
by Tim Robinson
Thu Sep 15, 2005 12:39 am
Forum: General Slalom Skateboard Wheel discussion
Topic: Road Riders
Replies: 21
Views: 25427

RR4

I had a NOS set of RR6's and they looked very very close to my Avalons , about 1mm out.