This skid plate by Tail Feathers have emerged from a secret stash to help preserve the life of your tail. This is a real ’80s deadstock item that’s been patiently waiting to pair up with some awesome shaped board. These UHMW Polyethylene Tail Feathers have been used for decades and were most popular in the ’80s. Now it’s time to put it back to work.
Tail Feathers feature 2 holes per skid. They require some drilling through the deck, which is easily accomplished thanks to the super easy to use instructions that are included. Tail Feathers improve the length of the life of your tail while also providing a quicker tail to ground pop action.
They are an amazing retrofit for any classic board or improvement on any modern skateboard. So make it last longer, or make it look cooler on the wall. Tail Feathers is a classic name you can trust. These tail skids are made from a long lasting UHMW Polyethylene plastic for maximum durability and comes with a full set of hardware ready to use. 8.5” wide to fit most skateboards.
TAIL FEATHERS SKID PLATE:
- Assembly instructions included
- UHMW Polyethylene
- 2 Phillips head bolts included
- ’80s DEADSTOCK ITEM, made in USA
- Size: 9″
Skid plates were once a fairly common way to prolong the life of a skateboard, but now almost solely exist on the underside of freestyle boards. Why do we still use them? Because razortail + pogos = dead board. And considering how quickly freestyle can razortail a skateboard, anything that can protect a kicktail is worth using. I know the video’s a bit long, but it (hopefully) covers everything you’ll need to know about putting skid plates on your deck.