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Old 07-27-2009, 11:13 AM   #1
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Hey guys I need some bearings for my sc8 so I called my lhs and the ae set is $80. So I was wondering is there a better quality bearing out there for a similar price. What do you guys recomend?
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Old 07-27-2009, 11:19 AM   #3
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avid bearings are great. Low cost. Low maintenance - just toss em and put in a new one. They last well and are inexpensive.
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Avid Bearings hands down. your looking at spending about $1.00 per bearing wich is a great deal and great bearings.
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Old 07-27-2009, 11:53 AM   #5
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Wow a buck a bearing! From my count the ae bearings are about 4 bucks a pop. How long do these guys last for you guys? I got about 5 gallons through my ae ones and there still going kind of.
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I like to change bearings every gallon and I dont like the protek brand. Anyone use protek and then avid? I had a set of avid rev. that came with some modded hubs and they lasted awhile.

Losi bearings are very expensive. The only losi bearing I like is the HD clutch bearings they last forever.
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Anyone try the Avid Ceramic bearings?
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I like to change bearings every gallon and I dont like the protek brand. Anyone use protek and then avid? I had a set of avid rev. that came with some modded hubs and they lasted awhile.

Losi bearings are very expensive. The only losi bearing I like is the HD clutch bearings they last forever.
ProTek bearings are garbage. The balls of protek bearings are held in some ways very loose and can cause the bearings to sieze
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I change my Avid bearings about every two gals they last a good while i have never had on go out on me. i had 4 losi bearing going out on me with in a half gal and they were new. i think they were out of the bad batch that came out for a while
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Old 07-27-2009, 01:27 PM   #10
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www.bocabearings.com

All sorts and qualities, great service, cheap shipping.
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Avid's for me too. Nothing else
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Old 07-27-2009, 06:34 PM   #13
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So it sounds like avid is the way to go. Thanks guys
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