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Are rubber shield skate bearings lighter?

Rubber Shield Bearing

Question: Are inline skate bearings with rubber shields lighter than those with metal shields? Answer: A rubber shield bearing is 10.9 grams while a metal shield bearing is 11.3 grams. How I found out: I weighed a set of twelve new Wicked Twincam ILQ-9 Classic metal shield bearings. They weigh 135 g in total, which equates to 11.3 g each. Then I did the same for a set of new […]

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