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06-05-2006, 01:01 PM
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Originally Posted by <Mr Jiggyfly>
Ya I had a problem with this on my Megas, I believe.

I only had three screws in the heel, and it never blew out on me. The thing is, when it gets so close to the edge like that, you can rip a hole in the skate either when drilling the new holes, or over time the screw will shift and tear a hole.

I hear you about putting in the screws. You don't want to drill too big of a hole, so you end up having to tap them into the hole...big pain in the ***.
Only 3 screws in the heel worked for you? If that's the case I may just go with that, or just make an additional hole in the frame mount a tad further back so I get more sole contact. Think that would work?

I tell you what, those RMS screws aren't cheap but I wonder if just plain old flathead screws and nuts wouldn't be any better? Wouldn't sacrifice any strength that's for sure.

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