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Bigfoot II Setups Here!

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Probably the most famous DT era skateboard made, the BFII is a classic recreation. It's also my favorite surf-style rider for bowls, snake runs & pools...step on the magic carpet and it's 1979 all over again.

Trucks: Need at least 10" for this badboy, I started with Indy 215's, but Chris Olden converted me to Webbs, and it's been a great choice.

Bushings: Definitely need Bones or Khiros to bring out any trucks performance...I use Bones Mediums or Khiro Blues near the baseplate and Khiro reds on top.

Wheels: Because of the width of the BFII, I prefer any of the BDS Shogo's or Dub Cons, currently I love my Shogo soft pours for that true throwback feel. 

Bearings: Rockin Rons (non better)

Risers: Khiro wedged riser in front on top of a 1/4" shock pad & 3/4" rubber in the back....I noticed that with the low profile Webbs the more riser the better on this flat deck.


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Trucks: (f) Randall 180's with 1/8 inch riser, (B) Indy 215's with 1/2 inch and 1/8 risers stacked.
Wheels: Orange 95 Dubs, White 100A Shogos, White 100A Dubs, or Avila 75mm greys depending on the mood or riding conditions.
Misc: Wooden rails, wooden skidplate, and Black background are handmade garage jobs.
    I get to test drive the latest Bulldog creations courtesy the Ripon DP Crew. Each deck model is unique and rocks in its own way,
but I still prefer the BFII for nimble stability and unique aesthetic. Get one if you can!
 
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How do you get the black background    is it just gloss enamel?


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That was a ltd edition Fletch, sold out real quick!

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I guess i could always mask it up and go the high gloss option in the colour of my choice    candy blue might be nice    like the 1972 Honda CB 750


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It took some time to find a setup that I really liked with this huge hunk of BDS lumber. I finally settled on:

Tracker 219's on top of Tracker 9/16" hard risers. Inverted kingpins with black hourglass bottom bushing and Bones hardcore hard top bushing.

Went retro with mixed Powell Gbones reissues and Oust Moc 9's.

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Fletch... to get the black bottom took alot of masking, 4 coats industrial spray enamel, 3 coats polyurethane clear gloss. I couldn't afford or would not destroy a limited edition formica bottomed BFII.

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i tweaked my setup for the BFII a lot, and my favorite was an indy 215 in back and an indy 169 from the stage IV era (they are wider than the 169s of today) along with shogos blancos and of course rockin rons. most aggressive setup imho
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My BF II Was my first BDS Board, and the first board I started riding on when I got back into skating. I have Tracker 219's BDS Team Mixed Dub-Cons, A Big 10" Boners Tail Woody, Swiss Bones Bearings and black Doh-Doh Bushings... Roger "Doc".
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finally got around to setting up my bf II today, now just waiting for decent weather...




215's and 85a green shogo's, gotta love it!!!

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Another Classic Setup like above:

Indy 215, Shogo 85a, rockin ron's, stock bushings later changed to khiro
black & yellow with khiro hard angle front riser and 1/2" back.

Picture taken when it was a virgin. She has been ridden hard since!

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really nice wood aspect johnny

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that looks awesome. I think i like the natural wood better than the blue bottom i have. the art really stands out better. nice grip graffiti too!


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Another Classic Setup like above:

Indy 215, Shogo 85a, rockin ron's, stock bushings later changed to khiro
black & yellow with khiro hard angle front riser and 1/2" back.

Picture taken when it was a virgin. She has been ridden hard since!

JohnnySK8

Hey Johnny SK8,
How does she ride set up like that.  Getting a BF II myself and your setup looks hot.  Dig the Shogos especially...do they hand too much though?  Are shogos wider than Dub cons?
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