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Old 12-14-2010, 10:46 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default How to detune a Skate Banana

I got a Lib Tech Skate Banana. This is my first reverse camber board.

How should I detune the tip/tail?

Not sure if this is relevant but the sidewall is in 3 sections: white tip, multicolor sidecut, white tail.
Should I use the colors as a guide and detune the edge at white parts?

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Old 12-14-2010, 11:09 AM   #2 (permalink)
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don't detune...learn to ride the bitch.

like you have a hot sports car and then you put on truck tires
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Old 12-14-2010, 12:12 PM   #3 (permalink)
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You dont need to detune the tip and tail...there's no edge on them.
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Old 12-14-2010, 09:00 PM   #4 (permalink)
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every mervin deck i have owned i detune the entire board with a gummy stone. With the mag traction i feel that i don't need a sharp edge on them to carve... plus fuck edges and doing boxes/rails
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Old 12-15-2010, 03:42 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Well, right now I'm working on buttering. I'll do a little bit of rails but not primarily my main time on mountain. I'll do some jumps too, which I heard the skate banana isn't all that great at.

Besides, I thought it was better to give it a 3 degree edge bevel for rails vs. "detuning the side edge". This way, you maintain carving performance while still reducing rail catching.

I just want to make it more forgiving when buttering and landing spins.
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