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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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Sure-Grip  Power-Trac Plates Red Sure-Grip Power-Trac Plates Red

Sure-Grip  Power-Trac Plates Red Best choice for speed roller skate plates

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Sure-Grip  Power-Trac Plates Blue Sure-Grip Power-Trac Plates Blue

Sure-Grip  Power-Trac Plates Blue.  Best choice for speed roller skate plates

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Sure-Grip Rock Skate Plate Purple Sure-Grip Rock Skate Plate Purple

Sure-Grip Rock Skate Plates in Purple are lighweight and offer adjustable toe stop mounts. Price includes one right and one left. Rock plates are an excellent choice for recreational roller skating!

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Sure-Grip Rock Skate Plate Blue Sure-Grip Rock Skate Plate Blue

Sure-Grip Rock Skate Plates in Blue are lighweight and offer adjustable toe stop mounts. Price includes one right and one left. Rock plates are an excellent choice for recreational roller skating!

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Sure-Grip Rock Skate Plate Green Sure-Grip Rock Skate Plate Green

Sure-Grip Rock Skate Plates in Green are lighweight and offer adjustable toe stop mounts. Price includes one right and one left. Rock plates are an excellent choice for recreational roller skating!

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Sure-Grip Rock Skate Plate Red Sure-Grip Rock Skate Plate Red

Sure-Grip Rock Skate Plates in Red are lighweight and offer adjustable toe stop mounts. Price includes one right and one left. Rock plates are an excellent choice for recreational roller skating!

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Sure-Grip Rock Skate Plate Yellow Sure-Grip Rock Skate Plate Yellow

Sure-Grip Rock Skate Plates in Yellow are lighweight and offer adjustable toe stop mounts. Price includes one right and one left. Rock plates are an excellent choice for recreational roller skating!

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Elephant roller skate wrench Elephant wrench roller skate

Ideal for most rollerskates

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Sure-grip Century have the super polished finish and sleek look with suregrip professional jump bar stabilization! Sure-Grip CENTURY Plates with trucks and stops

These are popular roller skate plates by Sure-Grip for a finer more pollished professional look. Includes standard stop.

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Riedell Tuff Toe Riedell Tuff Toe

Riedell Tuff Toe Keeps boots protected wherever you apply it. Its water and chemical
resistant, a plyurethane adhesive to protect against skate abrasion. This is a permanent addition to your boot which is 3 times tougher than the leather to which it is applied.

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Powerdyne Bearing Hand Tool Powerdyne Bearing Cylinder Press

Powerdyne Bearing Hand Tool for switching bearings on the go. Nylon hub wheels only since the hub must bend slightly to pop the bearings in or out.  Saves your bearings from the ravages of inappropriate tools!

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TAKE THOSE SHOES AND TURN THEM INTO QUADLINES! Transform your shoes into Quadline Skates

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!

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Sunlite Plates for Roller Skates with 7mm Trucks Sunlite Plates for Roller Skates with 7mm Trucks

Sunlite Plates for Roller Skates with 7mm Trucks.  ASSORTED COLORS AVAILABLE

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Sure-Grip Super X Plates - Trucks included Sure-Grip Super X Plates - Trucks included

Sure-Grip Super X plates feature aluminum alloy casting for lightweight rigidity, urethane cushions for maximum manueverability and control. Bolt on toestops sold separately.

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Sure-Grip Super X Plates Custom Colored Sure-Grip Custom Colored Super X Plates & Trucks

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

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Sure-Grip Probe NTS Plate Sure-Grip Probe NTS Plate

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.

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TAKE THOSE SHOES AND TURN THEM INTO ROLLER SKATE SHOES! Transform your shoes into Roller Skates

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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Custom Roller Skates From your shoes Transform Your Shoes Into Professional Custom Roller Skates

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.

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Roller skate mounting bolts. Sold in a set. Roller skate mounting hardware kit

Roller skate mounting bolts. Sold in a set.

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Sunlite Plates for Roller Skates 8mm Sunlite Plates for Roller Skates 8mm - Pair

Sunlite Plates Two plates for recreational indoor and outdoor rollerskating. Includes 8mm axel trucks.
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Snyder Breaker Bar Snyder Breaker Bar

Snyder Breaker Bar - Used to snap the excess off of Roller skate mounting bolts when attaching plates to a boot.

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Custom built roller skates Custom Roller Skates Pinky Alligator

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.

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Custom Outdoor Roller Skates Transform Your Shoes Into Outdoor Custom Roller Skates

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.

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Custom Roller Skates built from you shoes Shoe Custom Roller Skates Be Big

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.

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Custom Roller Skates Built from you shoes! Transform Your Shoes Into Professional Custom Roller Skates

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.

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Powerdyne Skate Wrench Y4 Tool Powerdyne Skate Wrench Y4 Tool

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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Tumyeto Pig Tool Tumyeto Pig Tool

Tumyeto Pig Tool - good from pressing bearings to
re-threading axles. Complete with 1/2" and 9/16" sockets for wheels and
kingpins plus a 3/8" socket for mounting hardware.

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