These bearings are not prepped for skateboards. The ‘no spacers’ should be your hint.,
This review is from: Bullseye Abec 5 Skateboard Bearings (Sports)When I received these bearings they came with no spacers and I noticed that they would not spin. I need free spin for my cruiser board to roll right. I opened the rubber shields and there was extremely thick oil caked up all over the bearings. I spent an hour cleaning this out. This does not belong in a skateboard bearing. I bought such a low ABEC rating to increase the amount of free spin that I can get in a bearing. I could not get all of it out on the first try but I did what I could. The bearings roll smooth and a bit more “freely” but they will need another flush before all of the previous thick fluid is completely filtered out. It is almost as if these are prepped for heavy machinery or for inline skates like roller-blades. Thought people should know if they are buying these for skateboarding. They are going to have to work a bit if they want a “desired riding experience”. These bearings are not broken; they just have the wrong lubrication, which needs to be removed immediately... Read more
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These are replacing roller guides on our band saw - ...,
This review is from: Bullseye Abec 5 Skateboard Bearings (Sports)
These are replacing roller guides on our band saw - they keep the blade tracking correctly. Sears wanted twice as much for them and were on backorder until October.