Hecs Decks Fish Arrives

My Hecs Decks Fish, well that’s my name for it until Hector comes up with a real name.

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Beautifully made with a bubinga topping and bottoming, with two walnut layers (yes, I am watching great British Bake Off right now). Lovely balance of stiff over flex.

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Walnut in the beautiful layering

I put on some spare 180 Paris V2s and my Hawg Mini Monsters. The 180s are a little too wide and will get some 165s for it long term. Will also Lucid spray-grip it.

Very pleased; thanks, Hector.

Ordered: Kaliber Wild Africa Affe

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I had a moment of weakness seeing the discounted Kaliber Wild Africa Affe38″ (96cm) deck at SkateDeluxe (great service and online shop – German retailer, but no issue and shipping for the UK). I have been after another drop-through since my older son appropriated my original Atom 41 Green. Loved the dark wood on it and the distinctive shape. Not sure on the trucks and wheels for it, will get it and see what the flex is like before ordering some.

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Interesting Boards: Zenit Boards

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I am always on the lookout for interesting and stunning boards, given my preference for the simpler minimum graphics natural wood look (hey I have got older!). Spotted Canadian Zenit Boards, of Montreal, and their lovely natural decks, including a stunning cherry and carbon-fibre cruiser, the AB.

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Zenit boards

UPDATE: I liked the AB so much I bought one… 🙂 deck on order.