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I love how those magazine dudes write...

Anyway! Helpful guide! Do you mind me asking where you got the mag from?

Cheers =)
 

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I love how those magazine dudes write...

Anyway! Helpful guide! Do you mind me asking where you got the mag from?

Cheers =)
I got it in the mail from Thrasher magazine some time around '87. ( I was about 12 then).
 

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for those who havent ever tried building half pipes, they are well worth the labor. i had a 4'x8x24 and it took a while but was well worth every bit of skating afterwards.
 

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yeah!

thanks for posting this. such a look back!

i got those at about the same time, but didn't have money, so my dad and i used the logic of "well, we can afford a 4-foot tall ramp, so we'll just squish down the tranny. i had a 4-foot vert ramp with 8 feet of flat bottom. needless to say, i learned how to skate tight tranny pretty quickly : ) oh, those were the days
 

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NM figured it out

anyone else seeing the photobucket.com/p500 image instead of the scans?
If anyone has these, can you post them directly to MTBR so they aren't held hostage to photobucket?
thanks
 

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NM figured it out

anyone else seeing the photobucket.com/p500 image instead of the scans?
If anyone has these, can you post them directly to MTBR so they aren't held hostage to photobucket?
thanks
Yes. I originally scanned it. Photobucket sucks.
 

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Holee Sch!T!
Just found this and it took me back 30+ years.
Remember reading that and thinking "Do ramps like that even exist?"
Timing/memory is hazy, but I found the "Christmas Tree Ramp" a few blocks from my house in Walnut Creek Ca way back when. It was a big deal for a bit in the 80's CA Bay Area skate scene.
Gamechanger/Lifechanger- the 80's skate grom equivalent of discovering the HOLY GRAIL. First look at the real deal as far as vert. Dropping in for the first time was a defining moment for a young teen on a Powell-Peralta General Issue...
Glory Days/Memory lane- so many adventures between Christmas Tree/Pool near BART station + Treat Blvd/Embarcadero.
 
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