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Buy a suitable complete skateboard through this guide

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Once you decide to build a complete skateboard, there are a number of things to consider and choosing the right deck size is the first of many choices you will have to make. Choosing the shape of the board is also very important. The length, width, material and concave of the skateboard deck determine the maneuvers you will be able to perform on the board.

This passage is going to talk about the followings of complete skateboard:

(1) Write in front - before buying skateboards

(2) What size skateboard do I need?

(3) Choosing the style of skateboard deck


(1) Write in front - before buying skateboards

There are many different parts on a skateboard, but one of the most important parts is the skateboard deck. The skateboard deck is the flat surface you stand on while skateboarding. Contrary to longboards or cruisers, shortboards are ideal for street skateboarding and vertical skateboarding. Whether you are a beginner or a pro, it is still the best choice for tricks.

Depending on the difficulty of the skate, you may need to change skateboards anytime from a few weeks to a year later. Once the sides, nose or tail of the skateboard deck show signs of cracking, it's time to start rebuilding the skateboard. Riding in wet or cold areas can also distort the shape of the board and make the skateboard wheels uneven, so be sure to replace the board if you feel or see any signs.

We offer a wide selection of skateboards in a variety of shapes, sizes, weights, colors and styles. Visit our website and check out our inventory to find the right skateboard deck for your style.

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(2) What size skateboard do I need?

Contrary to what you might think, width is the most important part of choosing a skateboard deck, not length or wheelbase. Skateboard decks range in width from 7.5 inches to 8.25 inches. The width you need depends on your height, shoe size, skating style and personal preference.

If you choose a board that is too wide, you will need to apply too much force, which can make skateboarding and trick riding difficult. If you choose a board width that is too small, you will experience balance difficulties and feel unstable. Most youth and adult riders will want a minimum width of 7.5 inches, but depending on your size and shoe size, a wider board may be more stable.

If you're still not sure, here are suggestions for warehouse skateboard deck sizes:

7.5 inches to 8 inches - standard board for adult riders skating on the street or doing more technical tricks

8.0 inches to 8.25 inches - Skating rinks, ramps, railroads and parks

8.25 inches and larger - vertical, pool, cruising and just going to old school


(3) Choosing the style of skateboard deck

If you are just starting to skateboard, it will be helpful to become familiar with the different styles of boards that skateboarders use. Skateboards come in four basic shapes. Each type of deck is designed for certain types of skateboards, so the board shape you choose should match the style you want to skate. Here you can build custom complete projects using components that match your skateboard deck and skating style.

Shortboards Shortboards are the shortest style boards and are designed and shaped to allow for ventilation and performance tricks. If you tend to street skate or park skate, a shortboard deck will be ideal for you.


Cruiser boards often have tails, but are more often designed for cruising only. Decks are usually medium length. Cruisers are versatile and maneuverable, making them perfect for cruising the streets.

Old School

Old school boards usually have a flat nose and kicktails. they are usually asymmetrical and have a wider nose. Old school skateboards are great for skating ponds, ramps or carving streets.


Longboard skateboards or cruisers are a good choice if you are not interested in tricks and want to skateboard back and forth. Some longboards are specifically designed for downhill racing. Downhill longboards tend to have a symmetrical shape, are located lower to the ground, and have wheel notches that allow for larger wheels to be used. To learn more about cruiser longboards, see how to buy a longboard and browse our longboard decks.

We offer skateboards in a variety of style styles and patterns, and you can browse our merchandise page for more information.

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