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Good investigation and info Paly.  

I think I agree with 70s as far as curvature of deck.  I enlarged just that portion of the photo and the mounting screw and bolt don't appear to be aligned properly if no riser.  It looks like you'd be able to see some the the screw if there wasn't a riser there or that mounting hole is really far inset for a Tracker? Also, no screw end extending from bolt, which would mean this screw would be about 1/2" long without a riser.  Maybe it's just my angle so completely ignore if don't agree.  I've never had this model of FibreFlex, but the others didn't have that much of truck overhang (underhang??).  

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BRM  I believe the other guys missed the "Anodised" in you post these are late 80's Six Tracks and not the early 80's Ultra light. if the base palte is metal with a replaceable king pin I'm right if its plastic with a fixed kingpin they are. I do belive the baseplates are a lighter metal maybe magnesium

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Any idea which Tracker model these are? Had them for years, 6" hangers with removable axles. Don't think they're anything special, just not sure what they are. NOS, just a bit dusty, baseplates are black anodised with just 'Tracker' on the sides.

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You're correct, they are anodised - base plates are metal.
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Good investigation and info Paly.  

I think I agree with 70s as far as curvature of deck.  I enlarged just that portion of the photo and the mounting screw and bolt don't appear to be aligned properly if no riser.  It looks like you'd be able to see some the the screw if there wasn't a riser there or that mounting hole is really far inset for a Tracker? Also, no screw end extending from bolt, which would mean this screw would be about 1/2" long without a riser.  Maybe it's just my angle so completely ignore if don't agree.  I've never had this model of FibreFlex, but the others didn't have that much of truck overhang (underhang??).
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Thanks for all the info guys. There's no truck overhang on the Pro Slalom, so in my opinion the black area is the depth of the black riser. I must admit it looks strange but it's just an optical illusion. 
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Thanks for all the info guys. There's no truck overhang on the Pro Slalom, so in my opinion the black area is the depth of the black riser. I must admit it looks strange but it's just an optical illusion. 


Yep, I see that now that you say it Mark.  Maybe Rad Pads?

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Heres a pretty clear photo of one of my Fibreflex full slalom decks with Tracker Full Tracks and 1/2" black Road Rider risers. You can see that the riser is larger than the baseplates and the risers are not protruding past the edge of the deck.
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Note the squared corners on the Road Rider risers.  The risers in the ad look to have squared corners as well, but hard to tell.  I think the Rad Pads have rounded off corners.  I know the Rad Pad wedges do anyway.  FWIW, my bet is that the risers in the ad are the black Road Rider risers like Blake's. 
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Geez, we should have read the ad more carefully.  Look at the last bullet point under the "Featuring" section.  That should solve the mystery.  [cool]

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Ahh! Mystery solved. LOL[biggrin]

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Wow, how incredible that somebody had the foresight to add that in way back.

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I believe they were powder coated .
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