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My friend is 5'10 and weighs 205 pounds, and he likes to longboard. I want to buy him a longboard as a surprise.

Which size should the longboard I buy him be? And which kind? I remember he told me he likes to do: tricks, carving, and cruising.

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Has he mentioned any shapes like pintail, cuttout, or kicktail.

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You can get them on Amazon but good ones are expensive. You could try an Atom kicktail. they only come in one size. kinda short for a longboard, but I'm about the same hight and I love it.
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Uhm, no he just likes to do tricks and cruise on it, i was hoping you knew which kind of board is fit for that.
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Probably not a cuttout those ate more for bombing hills. I think kicktails and pintails are about the same for that but good wheels, bearings, and trucks are well wanted. The trucks that come on Original boards are the best. The ones that come on Atom boards aren't too bad. Any wheels that come with the board are normally meh. You can get good wheels for $20. If you're getting trucks sepperate then get them from ebay. There you can get good ones for cheap. The best trucks are original and randal trucks. Not skateboard ones though. How much are you planning to spend? I can see what you can get for the money. :)
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Uhm, idk, however much it costs? As long as it's not over 250 and is for what he wants it for.. what do you recommend?
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The "Original Pintail 40 Longboard Skateboard" is really good for cruising (my friend has one) and is under $170 (on Amazon.com). The trucks are amazing! The wheels are ok. He might want new ones eventually, but probably wait for him to ride before getting new ones cause bigger is better (like 80-85 mm) but the softness is harder cause if he wants to slide the wheel would need to be harder, but if he would like to cruise without sliding softer is better and grippier.
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is it also for tricks? he does a trick where he picks it up, then flips it and lands on it. and one where the board does a 360. If that one can do that, then that's the one i want.
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I don't know. All longboards are gonna be hard to do that stuff on just cause they're bigger and heavier than longboards. The only trick I've seen for longboards is sliding. You probably would want sliding gloves for that though. For cruising though that one is one of the best. If he's just getting started though you might want to tighten the trucks a bit cause Original ones turn super sharp and awesome.
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You could buy a skateboard for tricjs with your leftover money? lol :)
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no he's done it before, he has one, but i want to get him another just like that one, but new. I don't know which one he has. But yeah, i guess basically to cruise and do some tricks where he grabs it and flips it and lands on it.. idk what it's called hha
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Haha no he doesn't like skateboards
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Oh, well good luck.I hope he likes whatever ya get him.
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Okay, if you were me, which one would you get for that I just told you?
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that wasn't like "oh well... good luck" it was like "oh...........well good luck."
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well... whatever kind of ''oh good luck'' that was, which kind do you recommend?
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I guess the one I told you about? Or maybe an atom kicktail but the trucks for that aren't nearly as good. I have the Atom kicktail, but I put randal trucks and new wheels on it. My one before that wad homeade. If you want to buy trucks seperately you could get the atom kicktail which is a bit smaller and has a kicktail in the back that could be used for tricks. I'm not sure about it holding a 200 lb. guy of pure muscle jumping it during tricks though. It's a little thinner.
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Yeah, he's pretty big.. well do you have a link to the one you're telling be about?
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My galaxy is having trouble with links but if you go on Amazon.com and type in Original Pintail 40 Longboard Skateboard it will be priced at $163.99. The other one is called the Atom Kicktail Longboard and will be priced at $79.95. The trucks are cheapest on ebay (for if you gey the kicktail) and either get Original Sidewinder trucks or Randal trucks.
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if he already has a longboard he might like those trucks
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Effin thank you! :D
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No problemo!
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Jk
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i hope you are, he is an mma fighter, is super in shape..
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