Powell Peralta Vato Rat Tie Dye Assembly 8 x 32.125

Powell Peralta Vato Rat Tie Dye Assembly 8 x 32.125

  • $ 89.95


Deck Shape 127
Deck Concave K12
Deck Wheelbase 14.375"
Deck Length 32.125"
Deck Width 8"
Deck Nose 6.875"
Deck Tail 6.63"
Wheel Core None
Wheel Diameter 53mm
Wheel Hardness 101a
Wheel Formula SHR Super High Rebound
Wheel Color White
Wheel Suggested Use Street
Wheel Surface Treaded
Truck Width 8
Truck Make Mini Logo

Details

The Vato Rat was created by artist Craig Stecyk. Coming from the Santa Monica Dogtown "Z-Boy" surf-skate scene of the 1970's, Stecyk was surrounded by Hispanic gang culture and graffiti. At the time he was airbrushing a lot of Zephyr surfboards and blended that influence into his work. The Vato Rat was one of the many symbols he used to decorate surfboards and generally mark territory at local surf spots. In 1983 Stacy Peralta decided to bring the Vato Rat back as a Powell-Peralta graphic. They called it "Rat Bones" and it was used in advertising, on decks, stickers and T-shirts. 

Originally Released: 1983

Artwork by: Craig Stecyk

 

Features:

Complete skateboard assembly that’s ready to roll out of the box. Perfect for the beginner, yet offers durable, quality components that even an accomplished skater would love.

  • Seven plies of quality birch veneer, cold-fused together using high-impulse, water-resistant glue in Skate One’s proprietary AirLam™ presses. Ensures maximum “pop” and durability.
  • High rebound, double radius urethane wheels. Perfect hardness to provide a smooth ride.
  • High quality aluminum baseplate and hangar. Hardened steel kingpin and axle. Soft bushings to ease in turning. Slimmed baseplate = less weight.
  • Mini Logo Skate Rated™ bearings. High speed nylon ball retainer for greater strength and speed. Single, non-contact, removable rubber shield for easy cleaning and less friction.
  • Blended silicon carbide grit optimizes grip anddurability, grips well in all weather conditions.



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