What Skateboard Tools Do I Need?
Having a skate tool can come in handy when somethings goes loose or breaks on your skateboard during a skate session. The most common skate tools are the Y-tools and T-tools. Both tools have similar features that includes sockets for adjusting your trucks, wheels and bolts. These tools also come with allen keys and phillips heads to fit different bolts. The main difference between T-tool and Y-tool is the fact that you can re-thread your axles with them using the middle piece of the tool.
Are Skate Tools Necessary?
Have you ever arrived at a skatepark or a skate spot and your wheels went loose or your trucks are not tight enough? Let's but it this way.. it sucks. So when people ask us if it is necessary to have a skate tool, the answer is no but we would strongly recommend to have one in order to avoid these type of situations.
What Are The Difference Between Different Branded Tools?
Most of the brands that make skate tools are pretty much the same as all of the other skate tools and the only difference is the design so when choosing your skate tool, go with the design that you like!