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Have you ever looked at a pair of sneakers and thought "those would be cool roller skates"? Well, a few months back, Craft magazine asked us to write an article on making a normal pair of sneakers into roller skates. We emphatically answered "Yes!!!" Not for the free publicity and press(that was an added bonus), but we love to build custom skates. We have been transforming sneakers to skates for years and it is a service we provide on our website (just send us your sneakers and we will do all the work for you). Making sneakers into roller skates can be an intimidating task to the novice, but our skate mechanics here at skates.com are seasoned professionals that build custom skates daily. So you will be learning from the best. If you are feeling adventurous and want to try it out for yourself, gather up the supplies(available here at skates.com) and check out the May issue of Craft Magazine. Craft Magazine and Skates.com will walk you through every step of the process so you can get your roll on with style. We even created an instructional video that will give you a little more insight on the steps.

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Transform your shoes into Quadline Skates Sunlite Plates for Roller Skates with 7mm Trucks Bones Bearing Press/Puller Tool
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TAKE THOSE SHOES AND TURN THEM INTO QUADLINES! Sunlite Plates for Roller Skates with 7mm Trucks Bones Bearing Press/Puller Tool
Send us your regular or extended SIZE 5 to 24 shoes or boots (YES up to size 24) and we turn them into professional built Quadline Skates! Any size rollerskates custom made from your favorite shoes- new or old. Any shoes- Puma- Nike- Skechers...anything! Sunlite Plates for Roller Skates with 7mm Trucks.  ASSORTED COLORS AVAILABLE Bones Bearing Press/Puller Tool - The most convenient bearing tool you'll ever find.
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Sure-Grip Super X Plates - Trucks included Rollerskate plates Probe by Sure-Grip Sure-grip Century have the super polished finish and sleek look with suregrip professional jump bar stabilization!
Rollerskate plates Super X by Sure-Grip offer superior action for indoor and outdoor recreational skating. Toestops sold separately*.


Features

- Sure-Grip Super X plates feature aluminum alloy casting for lightweight rigidity.
- Genuine suregrip urethane bushings for controlled turning and maximum manueverability.
- Sold in pairs, (1 right, 1 left)
Rollerskate chassis for speed skates featuring a nylon reinforced chassis, reversed king pins, double action, urethane cushions, 9/32" or 5/16" axle sizes. This Price is with set of Toestops Installed. Rollerskate century chassis in aluminum!  These are popular roller skate plates by Sure-Grip.  We offer them on our in house Skates.com custom builds.  It's when you want a finer more pollished professional look. Great for Indoor and Artistic skates.
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Sure-Grip Super X Plates Custom Colored Sure-Grip Probe NTS Plate TAKE THOSE SHOES AND TURN THEM INTO ROLLER SKATE SHOES!
Sure-Grip Super X Plates Custom Colored by Sure-Grip for recreational indoor and outdoor rollerskating. Package includes plates, trucks, matching rims and hardware - complete plate and trucks. Package does not include wheels or bearings The Probe NTS is a direct take off of the original Probe plate. The Probe NTS is made of aluminum and has no toe stop. Send us your regular or extended SIZE 5 to 24 shoes or boots (YES up to size 24) and we turn them into professional built Quad Roller Skates!  Large size rollerskates custom made from your favorite NEW shoes- Men.  Any shoes- Puma- Nike- Skechers...anything without gel soles or spings!
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SHOE ROLLER SKATES from your own shoes Roller skate mounting bolts. Sold in a set. Sunlite Plates for Roller Skates 8mm
Transform your shoes into professional Roller Skates! Send us your SIZE 5 to 17 shoes or boots and we turn them into professionally built Quad Roller Skates! Roller skates custom made from your favorite shoes.  Brand new shoes work the best. Roller skate mounting bolts. Sold in a set. Sunlite Plates recreational indoor and outdoor rollerskating. Includes 8mm axel trucks.
Snyder Breaker Bar Shoe Roller Skates Pinky Alligator Transform Your Shoes Into Outdoor Roller Skates
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Snyder Breaker Bar SHOE ROLLER SKATES from your own shoes SHOE ROLLER SKATES from your own shoes
Snyder Breaker Bar - Used to snap the excess off of Roller skate mounting bolts when attaching plates to a boot. Transform your shoes into professional Roller Skates! Send us your SIZE 5 to 13 shoes or boots and we turn them into professionally built Quad Roller Skates! Roller skates custom made from your favorite shoes.  Brand new shoes work the best. Transform your shoes into professional Roller Skates! Send us your SIZE 5 to 13 shoes or boots and we turn them into professionally built Quad Roller Skates! Roller skates custom made from your favorite shoes.  Brand new shoes work the best.
Shoe Roller Skates Be Big Transform Your Shoes Into Professional Roller Skates Powerdyne Skate Wrench Y4 Tool
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SHOE ROLLER SKATES from your own shoes SHOE ROLLER SKATES from your own shoes Powerdyne Skate Wrench Y4 Tool
Transform your shoes into professional Roller Skates! Send us your SIZE 5 to 20 shoes or boots and we turn them into professionally built Quad Roller Skates! Roller skates custom made from your favorite shoes.  Brand new shoes work the best. Transform your shoes into professional Roller Skates! Send us your SIZE 5 to 17 shoes or boots and we turn them into professionally built Quad Roller Skates! Roller skates custom made from your favorite shoes.  Brand new shoes work the best. Riedell's Powerdyne Skate Tool is a hardy and handy tool for all routine skate maintenance. Has a 1/2 Socket, 11/16 Socket, 9/16 removable socket and 5mm T handle Allen Wrench.







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