The Krown Palm Sunset Drop Through Longboard a popular drop through longboard made by Krown Longboards. A favorite for downhill longboarders, this board as the speed and control that is needed for moving at the high speeds that can be attained from going downhill. This is an amazing racing longboard, great for bombing hills and beating your friends. It has a high-quality design, made from heavy duty materials. The design focuses on providing a low center of gravity and maximum control while keeping the ride smooth and enjoyable. This durable board can stand up to the toughest wipeouts and come out unscathed.
This board is for anyone, from someone needing a new board to replace a damaged one, or a newbie skater wanting to get into the sport of longboarding. Affordability is another great thing about this board; it comes in at a price that is easy on the budget so that you get great quality skating without killing your wallet. As long lasting as this board it, it can easily last years, possibly seeing a beginner transform into an expert. With how well it is made and how durable it is, it will be most likely to be anyone’s favorite longboard. In this review, we are going to look at the fantastic key features that make this board as popular as it is.
The Krown Palm Sunset Drop Through Longboard has a modern look to it. It gets a rider where they want to go. It is a drop through style board, which is perfect for downhill longboarding. The palm tree sunset design on the board is beautiful and unique, giving the board the feeling that it also belongs in some coastal city. The shiny layer of the laminate will make you want to keep from trying to grind with this board just to maintain the awesome graphic. All so that you can do all the grabs you can pull off just to show it off.
The design incorporates several features to make it an easy to use, maneuverable longboard. This deck is closer to the ground, giving it great ability to cut through the streets for the advanced rider. These features include the following:
These longboards have an ABEC rating of 5. The bearings of these longboards are, thus average performing. The board has speed bearings and these have been lubricated with a speed grease.
7-inch reverse kingpin trucks
Reverse kingpin trucks are called so because the kingpin is on the opposite side of the axle as that of standard skateboard trucks. The height of the truck determines if you can perform tricks or how well it cruises while the width of the truck needs to match the board. This 9-inch board has 7-inch trucks, meaning that it has a good distribution of weight. The Krown Palm Sunset Drop Through Longboard comes with low trucks, meaning this is the perfect board for downhill longboarding and racing.
71mm 78a wheels
The diameter and hardness of your wheels determine the type of terrain that your board can go over without trouble. The 71mm is a mid-range diameter wheel, giving it equal speed, and acceleration. These black wheels are made from Polyurethane like almost all skateboard wheels. They are midrange when it comes to hardness; that is what the 78a means. This means that it has both equal grip and drag giving you the ability to do some sliding.
The Krown Palm Sunset Drop Through Longboard is made from 8-ply maple, this deck is durable, created to help a rider fly down the hill and know that their board is not going to give out on them.
The Krown Palm Sunset Drop Through Longboard is a stable board, being tough enough to handle various sized riders. It is a good beginner board for downhill longboarding as it is a forgiving and sturdy board that will let you make mistakes without serious wipeouts. Since the board is made of maple, it does not have as much flex, making this a stable board to race on.
The low trucks, bearings, and drop through design of this board give the rider lower center of gravity and control, while still being rather speedy. This is an easier to push board and will go longer on less push, so it will work for a commuter too if you are looking for a casual board.
This board can be used for speed. Its base design is for downhill longboarding, which is all about speed. The bearings could be improved, but as they are, you will still get great speed bombing hills and racing along streets.
The multi-ply layers of maple in this board give it strength and the total design of the board allows it to last for as long as possible. It does not scuff up or crack easily, able to endure the most severe crashes. The durability of the deck and hardware of this board greatly depends on how often they are used and regular maintenance. If a board gets maintained, the bearings cleaned and greased and everything checked regularly this board can last for a very long.
This board has a reliable 8-ply construction along with techy shapes that give it a really modern look. It is a drop-through style longboard and a favorite with many of the riders that want a lower center of gravity as well as speed. Its through mounted shape is increasingly becoming popular amongst many longboard enthusiasts. The board is incredibly stable when you are riding it super high speeds and slides easily. Try it out today for a truly awesome ride.