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merlyn_DHC
PostPosted: Thu Jul 24, 2008 12:42 am  Reply with quote
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The stock bearings stink like pooh.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rOiT5MDFHQg

I recommend Bones (good) or Rush (really good).

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 24, 2008 7:48 am  Reply with quote



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I know, I just cleaned my rush bearings and they work better than any bearings I've ever used! Very Happy

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 27, 2008 9:09 am  Reply with quote



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so does this mean MegaVertz are available somewhere now??

why in the world is there a fake coin axle in there???

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Kain
PostPosted: Sun Jul 27, 2008 12:16 pm  Reply with quote



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DeezUU wrote:
so does this mean MegaVertz are available somewhere now??

why in the world is there a fake coin axle in there???


According to Merlyn:
b/c the Chinese are crazy Very Happy

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 27, 2008 1:21 pm  Reply with quote
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I KNOW I posted about doing this at some point- I just can't remember WHERE. Maybe it was just on the SB..

Anyway, Merlyn, why is destroying both sides necessary? You need to annihilate only one. The whole other side can come out when you push out the axle.

You also don't need to pop out the bearings that way- just move them all to one side, move the axle to the other side (after weakening the bearing's shield on the other side enough to do this), and they'll all just pour out. Alternatively, after you take out the bearing spacer, you can just put the wheel back into your shoe and STOMP DOWN HARD a few times until the bearings pop out. (Drummer did this, and they went all over the floor. Boom!) Smile

Also, I have way too much paranoia about my own ham-handedness to take anything resembling a hammer and screwdriver to Megaverts. I carefully used a paring knife.

(Also, the elephant in the room: Are they actually selling these to the public now?)

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 27, 2008 4:59 pm  Reply with quote
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maybe megaverts will be soon but not currently available to the public.

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 27, 2008 7:26 pm  Reply with quote



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That would be kick ass if MegaVertz and Free-Spinz were available out to the public. Granted no one would know what the hell they are, but I could easily build up a small collection

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 27, 2008 8:22 pm  Reply with quote
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Yeah, now that i'm getting back into vert I wish I had mega-vertz :/

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Kain
PostPosted: Sun Jul 27, 2008 9:39 pm  Reply with quote



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HeelyTrickster wrote:
Yeah, now that i'm getting back into vert I wish I had mega-vertz :/


didn't you try out my megavertz last time I was at Ollie's?

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Slicer wrote:
(Also, the elephant in the room: Are they actually selling these to the public now?)

that is the elephant in the room
well is it relevant to assume
that a man who wears perfume
is automatically radically fey?

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Kain wrote:
HeelyTrickster wrote:
Yeah, now that i'm getting back into vert I wish I had mega-vertz :/


didn't you try out my megavertz last time I was at Ollie's?


Kain, nope, You didn't have them the last time you came Smile well maybe you did, i didn't try them out though Sad

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Kain
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HeelyTrickster wrote:
Kain wrote:
HeelyTrickster wrote:
Yeah, now that i'm getting back into vert I wish I had mega-vertz :/


didn't you try out my megavertz last time I was at Ollie's?


Kain, nope, You didn't have them the last time you came Smile well maybe you did, i didn't try them out though Sad


oh yeah lol.....I got them right after the last time I went. We only talked about you trying them when I went again Razz

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 28, 2008 3:29 am  Reply with quote
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Slicer wrote:
I KNOW I posted about doing this at some point- I just can't remember WHERE. Maybe it was just on the SB..

Anyway, Merlyn, why is destroying both sides necessary? You need to annihilate only one. The whole other side can come out when you push out the axle.


Yeah - you can. The reason I do it is because sometimes I find 1 side harder to get the balls out that the other. I quickly check which side is easier but prying up the ball guard.. It ends up saving me time.

MDHZ

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[Fri 12:07] merlyn_DHC: Because I'm Chinese
[Fri 12:08] merlyn_DHC: (isn't that obvious) ?
[Fri 12:08] IVI4V3R1CK: o.o... thats kinda wrong
[Fri 12:08] merlyn_DHC: HAHAHA

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IVI4V3R1CK
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On the axle of the Megavert, it has some blue glue on the inside (I actually was able to seperate mine).

Is this in the response of the Coin Axle coming apart like on some Fats models, and is that the reason why they are like Hell to get apart? Or is there some mechanical thing with the threads that meant I ruined my MegaVerts for ever

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IVI4V3R1CK wrote:
On the axle of the Megavert, it has some blue glue on the inside (I actually was able to seperate mine).
Yep, just managed to separate the axles on some megavertz and freespins myself (they needed a good clean) - I believe the glue is a form of loctite thread-locker (it has a similar solvent-like smell anyway) - it is sometimes used in automotive situations to prevent vibration from making threads unscrew during use, so I guess that's why it was put in there.

Weirdly enough, one of my pairs of normal Heelys Rumbles wheels bearings were glued the same way! Surprised

Some pairs seem to be glued much tighter than others - so tight in fact that unless you're very careful about your technique, the force required to unscrew them is easilly enough to damage the coin-slots on the end of the axle. The way I undid most of the glued-axles I have was by clamping one end in a very large strong vice and using a HUGE flat-headed screwdriver on the other end. . . if that doesn't work, with care, it is sometimes possible to use the SIDE of the screwdriver end. . . so that you can use the length of the screwdriver as a lever to get additional force on there, but as I said, this can damage the coin-slots on the end of the axle, and the vice grip needs to be so strong that it can mark the other end of the axle unless you use some trick to prevent that.

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