How do you paint your skateboard trucks?

My skateboard is beat up and I can't afford a new one. How can I paint the trucks?

Answer
Even if you can’t afford a new skateboard, painting your trucks will give your skateboard a bold, new look!
To paint your skateboard trucks, you’ll need to remove them from the deck first.
Once you do that, clean up the old trucks or paint new ones. If you choose to clean up the old trucks, use sandpaper to remove any leftover paint. You can also use a wire brush.
After that, use a lint-free or tack cloth to get rid of any dirt or dust. Then, you can apply the primer.
Using spray primer and paint will be the easiest way to paint your trucks. One coat of primer and two coats of spray paint should do the trick. Wait in between applications for it to dry as well.
Be sure to follow the directions on the can of spray paint and primer. Wear gloves and paint in a properly ventilated space. Once the paint has dried, you’re good to put the trucks back on your board and enjoy its new look.
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Emily Maracle
Answered on Oct 20, 2021
Emily Maracle is a car insurance specialist living in New York. Originally from the Pacific Northwest, she has a degree in English Literature and a background in customer service. She enjoys cooking, gardening, and living sustainably. In the future, she can't wait to upgrade to a hybrid or electric car.
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