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Skateboard Rails - From Idea to Profitable in 3 days

It was a Sunday night, similar to any other Sunday nights. I was sitting in my favorite reclining chair after putting the kids in bed. I was browsing through the local KSL Classifieds and ran into a guy that makes and sells Skateboard rails! I LOVE SKATEBOARD RAILS!


The following day I had a distinct feeling I should buy some metal, dust off my welder and try making a rail myself... After all, I am a manufacturing engineer.




I went to the local Metal supply house, bought the best looking metal I could find and started cutting and welding.


An hour later the rail was welded and I liked how sturdy and firm it felt. When it came to paint, I decided to make it orange to give it a nice pop.


It looked pretty, and felt good, but I wasn't sure it would stand up to the rigorous grinds and abuse of young skaters. I reached out to my faithful customers Garret and Harry, and let them take it for a couple of days to give it a nice try. Their verdict???


Long story short, I made some rails Monday evening, within 3 days I sold 2 and made some profits. Now the rail is a new regular item in our little skate shop.


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