Is Darkstar a good deck brand?

The majority of skateboarders agree Darkstar is a pretty good brand which offers good quality decks and completes for amateur and intermediate-level skaters, from beginner to 1-2 years experience.

WHO OWNS Darkstar Skateboards?

Dwindle Distribution

Industry Skateboarding
Founders Steve Rocco Rodney Mullen
Headquarters El Segundo, California , United States
Products Skateboards
Parent Transom Capital Group

Which skate deck last the longest?

Because of its unique construction, Lithe decks not only last longer, they also maintain responsiveness, pop, and strength. All shapes are pressed individually meaning they all have the exact same shape.

Are plastic trucks better than metal trucks?

They’re not BAD, per se- they work just fine for a lot of people. But plastic by its nature is going to be less durable than metal, which is generally why it’s recommended to not get them if you’re heavier or planning to do aggressive skating (if you mean plastic as in nylon).

Are element boards good?

Element’s complete skateboards offer good value for the money and are well-regarded in the skateboarding community. At under $100, you get an affordable setup with a good quality deck and decent components – including Element’s own trucks, wheels, and bearings.

Who rides for Black Label?

History from the Black Label website In the past 20 some odd years, Black Label has represented some of the best skateboarders the likes of John Cardiel, Gino Iannucci, Jason Adams, Matt Hensley, Salman Agah, Wade Speyer, Ragdoll, Duane Peters, Jeff Grosso, Mike Vallely, the list goes on and on.

Who Started Black Label Skateboards?

owner John Lucero
Black Label Skateboards founder and owner John Lucero started skating in the mid-1970s, got his first sponsor with a good word from Neil Blender, and turned pro in 1984.

What is the size of the Darkstar skateboard deck?

This awesome-looking Darkstar Skateboards deck is smaller at 7.8″ x 31.7″ with a 13.9″ wheelbase, well-suited for lightweight, small-footed, or younger riders. The custom concave gives you nice control and the 7-ply with epoxy glue gives you just the right amount of pop.

What is the Darkstar heavy metal Mag1 deck?

The Darkstar Heavy Metal Mag1 is another smaller deck at 7.75″ x 31.2″. It has beautiful comics-style artwork featuring a fierce half-naked female warrior with a metal weapon. The warrior stands on a purple-shaded backdrop where an evil-looking monster looms in front of a shady mountain range.

Is Darkstar a LEGiT brand?

To me, Darkstar is a legit brand. They’re doing what they can to plug the holes in the leaking ship that is the skateboard industry. And they keep going despite them getting a bad rep for it. As a rider, you don’t have to support them, but you should respect what they do.

Are Darkstar Skateboards good for beginners?

Darkstar boards are pretty decent for beginners and are an affordable option. They are at that same cheap price point but work way better than the knock-off, toy skateboards. They can actually roll, turn and you can do tricks on them. If you find a Darkstar board at Walmart, it might not be so bad if you buy it.