Are Bones Swiss Ceramics worth it?
At the top end of the price range, (only Bones Swiss Ceramic Bearings are more expensive at around £140.00 per set), Bones Swiss bearings are worth every single penny you will spend on them and are substantively better than all competitors in terms of both performance and durability.
How long do Bones Swiss Ceramics last?
Bones Swiss Bearings: The bearing that started it all. Worlds top bearing for over 34 years. Normally will last several times as long as a standard ABEC rated bearing.
Can I use WD40 on skateboard bearings?
It’s important to use a silicone-based lubricant. WD40 or others like it will dry out your bearings and attract dust and dirt. It doesn’t take much, and the excess will just spin out when you replace your shields, pop your bearings back in your wheels and start shredding. Skate safe and enjoy your new-found speed.”
Can you use alcohol to clean bearings?
Put the bearings in a container WITH A LID and fill it to the brim with isopropyl alcohol. Cap the container and shake for 5 minutes. Set the bearings out to dry. While you’re waiting for the alcohol to fully evaporate, you can take the time to clean the bearing covers with some paper towels.
Is ABEC 7 or 9 better?
ABEC includes five tolerances classes: 1, 3, 5, 7, and 9 with 1 being the widest and 9 the tightest. Thus, bearings with a higher ABEC rating have tighter tolerances, and that means better precision, higher efficiency, and the potential to accommodate applications requiring high speeds.
Are Bones Swiss better?
Bones Swiss have been preferred and chosen for more than 28 years by the world’s top professional skaters. When they say “Swiss,” this is the one they mean. This unique design features six larger diameter balls instead of the seven balls used in common 608 bearings.
Are Bones Reds fast?
They create less friction and are thus faster than Super REDS™, with or without lubricant! Top speed guaranteed! Bones Race Reds bearings are based on the Bones Super Reds. What Race Reds are not, is a Reds bearing with just better super finishing aka surface polishing.
Are Bones Swiss 6 worth it?
The Bones Super Swiss 6 may seem like they are ridiculously priced, but as someone that’s been skateboarding for over half their life, these are more worth the money! I’m 32 and no other bearing I’ve ever skated in my life has been as smooth and as long rolling as these are and these are FAST bearings.
Can I use Vaseline on my bearings?
Vaseline will melt when hot. From friction. Use a grease. Automotive wheel bearing grease will work fine, or marine waterproof grease.