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How to refurbish an old pair of roller skates? Answered

I have an old pair of roller skates that look like this. They are really old and dirty, but they have sorta new ball bearings. How should  I refurbish them and should I refurbish them or get a new pair? Thanks.


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8 years ago

Pick up some regular leather shoe care products; saddle soap, suede brush, deodorant, etc. Replace the insole and laces if you can.
At a minimum, I would clean and lube the bearings, make sure the wheels, toe stop and rubber bushings are in good shape and check and tighten everything.