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_PLEASE CHECK YOUR SKATES EVERY TIME BEFORE YOU SKATE ON THEM.

_ONLY USE SCREWS AND BOLTS THAT ARE PURPOSE MADE FOR YOUR SKATES.

_CHECK PIVOT CUPS FOR WEAR. WORN PIVOT CUPS CAN CAUSE THE TRUCKS TO ROCK AND WOBBLE.

_CHECK AND TIGHTEN ALL SCREWS AND BOLTS.

_BEARINGS CAN BE REMOVED USING A ACREWDRIVER OR A BEARING PULLER.

_TO REPLACE BEARINGS: PLACE ONE BEARING AND SPACER ON A FLAT, STURDY SURFACE.

_POSITION THE WHEEL FACE UP OVER THE BEARING AND SPACER AND PRESS DOWN.

_POSITION THE REMAINING BEARING AND INSERT USING THUMB PRESSURE.

_AVOID WATER, DIRT AND GRIT. DO NOT USE WD40 ON BEARINGS INSTEAD USE A LIGHT MACHINE OIL OR SKATE-BRANDED LUBRICANT.

_INSPECT BEARINGS REGULARLY. IF THEY HAVE BEEN EXPOSED TO MOISTURE, DRY WITH A HAIRDRYER.

_FOR LIGHT-UP WHEELS: INSERT BEARINGS EITHER SIDE OF THE INTERNAL DYNAMO.

_TAKE CARE WHEN REMOVING THE BEARINGS NOT TO DAMAGE THE INTERNAL DYNAMO.

•ICE SKATES

_PLEASE NOTE: OUR ICE SKATES COME PRE-SHARPENED SO CARE SHOULD BE TAKEN WHEN REMOVING THEM FROM THEIR BOX.

_OUR PRE-SHARPENED SKATES SHOULD BE ADEQUATE FOR MOST SKATERS BUT IF FURTHER SHARPENING IS REQUIRED, THIS WILL BE UP TO THE CUSTOMER TO ARRANGE.

•INLINE SKATES

_OUR INLINE SKATES ONLY COME WITH ONE BRAKE.

_THIS CAN BE SWAPPED TO EITHER FOOT DEPENDING ON YOUR PREFERENCE.

_COMPETENT SKATERS TEND TO REMOVE THE BRAKE ALTOGETHER.

•AGGRESSIVE SKATERS PLEASE NOTE:

_AGGRESSIVE SKATING IS VERY DEMANDING ON BOTH THE SKATER AND THE SKATES SO PLEASE ALWAYS REMEMBER TO WEAR PROTECTIVE PADS AND A HELMET, AND TO MAINTAIN YOUR SKATES ON A REGULAR BASIS.

_ALSO NOTE THAT DUE TO THE NATURE OF THE SPORT, THE WARRANTY WILL NOT COVER THINGS LIKE IMPACT DAMAGE AND WEAR AND TEAR IRRESPECTIVE OF HOW LONG YOU HAVE HAD THE SKATES.

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