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The most important part of your trucks

Sabre Trucks

03Aug

“The refinement of such a small part translates into improvements to the essence of all the truck is capable of.” – Pete Connolly This is a pivot cup.¬†Almost every set of longboard and skateboard trucks on the market today has one. Its job is simple:¬†the hanger goes in the hole, and the pivot cup then...

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Bushing Upgrade

Sabre Trucks

13Jul

Our entire truck lineup just had a major overhaul in a very important area – bushings and washers. We have been through every truck we produce and re-specced the whole lot with our much loved original Sabre Bushing Formula, poured in the USA to our own custom specifications. One of the unique things about our...

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The Next Generation

Sabre Trucks

09Jul

Longboarding is always moving forwards. Skaters learn to hit higher speeds, better lines, brake later, land harder. It’s clear to us that it’s not enough just to keep up with the stresses that skaters put through their trucks. We need to go further and create product that can withstand and enhance tomorrow’s skating. It’s for...

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Mk2 Testing – Jooz

Sabre Trucks

10Apr

Teamrider Josh Hughes has been skating our Forged Precision Race Trucks for a little under two years. He is extremely picky about hanger straightness – if it’s not straight, it’s off his board in a flash. This is a shame, as he also likes to jump down stairs and grind stuff. He is still skating...

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Forged Mk2 is here!

Sabre Trucks

06Apr

We are proud to finally introduce the second iteration of our Forged Trucks! The Forged Precision Race and Forged Precision Freeride trucks are available now. Both use the new Mk2 Forged Hanger, which improves on the original Sabre Forged Hanger (which was the world’s first forged longboard hanger) in two key areas: 1 – Strength....

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170mm Forged Precision Trucks – Available now

Sabre Trucks

06Oct

Race wheels have got a lot wider in the last few years. We can now all hold lines we used to only dream about. Narrower hangers gives even more grip. So we have added a 170mm hanger width to our race-winning Forged Precision Trucks. Now you too can experience more lean, more grip, tighter lines...

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Introducing the New Standard

Sabre Trucks

13Nov

The Sabre Trucks “Standard” is our do-everything longboard truck. Now in it’s sixth year of production and development, this 48 degree truck has a number of features that set it apart from the rest… Gravity Cast Hanger True Gravity Casting from A356/LM25 Aluminium and post-cast T-6 heat treatment process gives our hangers strength and stiffness...

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CNC Hanger Protoyping

Sabre Trucks

14Jul

We are developing a radical new hanger design for our longboard trucks using Cold Forged Technology. This is the first time that any longboard truck company has used Forging to create a truck hanger. There are obvious strength benefits over Gravity Casting, and costs benefits compared to CNC. However, setting up the dies for forging...

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Baseplate Destruction Testing

Sabre Trucks

06Jan

We wanted to find out how our Forged Baspelates stacked up against the competition. So we put some in a Hydraulic Ram, and piled the pressure on until they snapped. Then we repeated the exact same thing with as many other baseplates as we could find. The results speak for themselves: Baseplate Constuction Weight Force...

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Our first trucks…

Sabre Trucks

06May

After over two years of development and testing, out first longboard trucks are finally available! Truck Specifications: 190mm Hanger Width. We are the first longboard truck company to offer a cast hanger this wide. 45 Degree Baseplate Angle. Slacker than all other cast trucks on the market right now, we believe 45 degree baseplate angle...

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