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Mulligan

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Is it just me or do the Saucers look like they're the wrong way round? Like the wider conical side should be inwards?! Guess it's the right way round, but looks odd somehow...


The saucers were always kind of funky.  To get the proper spacing of the wheel's running surface to the edge of the deck, you'd then have that long conical edge sticking out the side of your board.  Definitely weird.  That's the way they were intended to be run, but it did look backwards.

The saucers rode like steamrollers, not very nimble, being so wide.  The weren't particularly fast, either. 

I loved the standard UFO wheels, especially the hard black ones.  They were fast!





 

   

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the only time i ever saw ufo's ,saucers,here in the uk were in the mags,never saw anyone actually skate them,they were huuuge
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looks like one of Skikats old setups, I remember seeing those wheels in person at a skate swap.........
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your right. Joon, Ski kat, JMS, Me then Dan


filthy fifths?   [biggrin]

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I got a pair of downhill in 1978 still rolling up to about 60


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That's a very nice saucer.
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Ha!  Nice pun.
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Bavaria, Germany. I use only the finest porcelain when serving my wheels. 
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Nice darb - like what you did there.
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ill never forget seeing these wheels for the first time,id never seen anything so huge!!!!
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they had a set of the mags for sale on an old Hobie fibreflex down here for hundred bucks, but missed it somehow. They were cool
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 I just scored these from a guy at the park. Going on my IPS ,set up as ridden at Cherry Hill.

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Nice score.....saweetttttt !!!!
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looks like one of Skikats old setups, I remember seeing those wheels in person at a skate swap.........





Ya, those came from Rick Blackhart. Identified by pink color.

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