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Loaded Tesseract Longboard

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Special Order Longboard Info

Create your own custom set up and the Skate Hut team will build your perfect longboard, just for you! Please make sure to contact us after placing your order with your wheel choice (and truck choice if applicable) from the options in the description below! As a custom item, this is non-returnable/non-refundable unless a manufacturing fault is identified. Delivery generally takes 2 working days.

 

Product Description

Stash the quiver, clear your mind, and let the Tesseract be your versatile companion in the quest for four-wheeled illumination.

The Tesseract integrates rocker, wheel well flares, W concave, and multiple wheelbase options into a lightweight package designed for big mountain roads, high speeds, snappy slides, lofty ollies, and techy manual combos. Escape the three-dimensional confines of contemporary skateboarding and embrace the fourth dimension.

Rocker
Symmetrical rocker throughout the deck cups the outer edges of your feet and creates a subtle locked-in sensation, helping you stay firmly planted in slides and facilitating confident and natural movement up and down the length of the board. Additionally, rocker slightly lowers your center of gravity for enhanced stability.  
 
Wheel Well Flares
The Tesseract features flared wheel wells that increase wheel clearance and also create surface transitions that provide lateral and longitudinal support for your feet, both inside the trucks and on the kicktails. These flares promote board awareness and keep your feet locked into a compound contoured pocket while sliding, cornering, and tucking.  
 
"W" Concave
We've designed the Tesseract with an intuitive W concave to enhance rider control in all toeside manoeuvres. The central hump is tall yet wide, providing strong lateral support near the transitions without compromising arch comfort. The W concave on the Tesseract follows a mellow elliptical profile and fades gradually in amplitude approaching the trucks, disappearing 3/4" behind the innermost mounting holes. This design allows the inside edges of your feet to nestle up against the W (for toeside slides) while also allowing the outside of your foot to rest in a more radial dish just behind the flared wheel wells (for comfort while tucking on long downhill runs). Progressive yet mild rail concave provides optimal edge control without sacrificing comfort. 
Symmetrical Shape: The Tesseract's outline shape is designed for maximum functionality and versatility. A slight taper toward the kicktails places the greatest width at the center of the board (for rear-foot leverage while tucking in a shorter stance) but is mild enough to keep the deck wide at the neck, over the bolts, and on the tails for plenty of leverage and control in a variety of stances. Completely symmetrical shape and contours guarantee that the Tesseract is ready for anything you throw its way - in any stance or orientation.  
 
Kicktails
Designed to satiate both freeride and freestyle appetites, the Tesseract is endowed with tailored kicktails to get the job done with gusto. The width has been dialled in to provide exceptional toe and heel edge control, and the length and upturned tips generate powerful pop and accommodate the entire width of your foot. Subtle dished concave keeps your shoes glued to the board and aids in catching tricks into manuals and pivots. The contours of the kicktails blend in a tight transition with the outer surfaces of the wheel well flares to create compound contoured pockets for your feet both over and outside of the bolts, contributing to enhanced control for manuals and 360 slides.  
 
Variable Wheelbase
The Tesseract offers both 24.5" and 26" wheelbase options, allowing you to fine tune your setup based on your riding style and specific truck geometry. Move your axles in for quicker pop, increased agility, higher traction, and lower swing weight; move them out for greater stability and more lean.
 
Our pressing need to explore the unconventional in skateboarding has influenced our design sensibilities and in late 2012 we released a downhill board with the intention to ollie and flip (Chubby Unicorn) and a double-kick with the ability to slide and blast down hills (Kanthaka). Fast forward to 2013.
 
Constant swapping, chopping, tweaking, and re-drilling revealed an opportunity for expansion in our freeride line-up. Leveraging this growing knowledge base we regrouped and developed a multitude of exciting ideas that planted the seeds for the Tesseract and numerous future projects. The parameters of the Tesseract were decided upon iteratively, and a lot of time was spent exploring exotic materials and constructions resulting in a stiff, light, and damp.
 
Two layers of custom fibreglass/epoxy skins sandwich two vertically-laminated bamboo cores to create a stiff yet light and damp structure. Laminated to the bottom of the board is a layer of cork which provides vibration damping and (as we learned to our surprise during testing) a significant level of durability. The granular, non-directional structure of the cork helps prevent abrasive damage from propagating (in contrast to a traditional wood or bamboo veneer with long, oriented fibres).
 
The tessellated pattern in the cork is generated in 4-dimensional space and can only be fully understood if you lick it. 
 
 
Set Up Options:
 
The Tesseract is available in the following set up options for the ultimate customised ride. 
 
Premium 1 Set Up:
Paris 180’s Raw Trucks, Orangatang* InHeats, Durians, Baluts or Cage and Jehu Abec 5 Bearings
 
Premium 2 Set Up:
Paris 180’s Raw Trucks, Orangatang* 4President, Kilmer or Stimulus and Jehu Abec 5 Bearings
 
Premium 3 Set Up:
Paris 180's Black::Black/Gold/Raw Trucks, Orangatang* InHeats, Durians, Baluts or Cage and Jehu Abec 5 Bearings
 
Premium 4 Set Up:
Paris 180's Crimson Slide or Purple Passion Trucks, Orangatang* 4President, Kilmer or Stimulus and Jehu Abec 5 Bearings
 
Premium 5 Set Up:
Randal R-2 Trucks (180mm) Trucks, Orangatang* InHeats, Durians, Baluts or Cage and Jehu Abec 5 Bearings
 
Premium 6 Set Up:
Randal R-2 Trucks (180mm) Trucks, Orangatang* 4President, Kilmer or Stimulus and Jehu Abec 5 Bearings
 
Premium 7 Set Up:
Paris 180's Black::Black/Gold/Raw Trucks, Orangatang* FatFree or Keanu and Jehu Abec 5 Bearings
 
Premium 8 Set Up:
Paris 180's Crimson Slide or Purple Passion Trucks, Orangatang* FatFree or Keanu and Jehu Abec 5 Bearings
 
Premium 9 Set Up:
Paris 180's Black::Black/Gold/Raw Trucks, Orangatang* Moronga and Jehu Abec 5 Bearings
 
Premium 10 Set Up:
Bear Grizzly 852's Black Trucks, Orangatang* 4President, Kilmer or Stimulus and Jehu Abec 5 Bearings
 
Premium 11 Set Up:
Paris 180’s Raw Trucks, Retro 70mm ZigZags** and Jehu Abec 5 Bearings
 

Orangatangs are available in Orange 80a, Purple 83a or Yellow 86a.

ZigZags are currently available in Red (78a), Lime (80a), Lemon (83a) or Orange (86a)
 

If wheel options are available, please email us after ordering with your wheel choice and order number.

 
 

 

Technical Specs

Length: 39"

Width: 9.5"
 
Wheelbase: 24.5" and 26"
 
Deck Weight: 2.2 Kg’s
 
Profile: Concave

 

Delivery & Returns

Please read the below information regarding your delivery. If you have any questions regarding delivery please don’t hesitate to contact us on either 01215011111 or sales@skatehut.co.uk.

UK Delivery Charges

UK Delivery Options Explained

Below is a breakdown of the delivery options we offer.

  • Royal Mail Tracked 2-3 Day

When ordered before 3pm on this service your order will be dispatched on the same day. This is a tracked service so you can check your delivery is on the way. This would usually be within two days, inclusive of Saturdays. Orders placed after 3pm will be dispatched on the next working day, so If your order is placed after 3pm on a Friday your order will be dispatched on the following Monday.

  • Interlink/DPD Next Working Day Delivery

When ordered before 5pm on this service your order will be dispatched on the same day. This is a tracked service so you can check the progress of your package. On the day of delivery you will also receive a text/email notifying you of an estimated one hour delivery window. This service does not include Saturday, Sunday or Bank Holidays. This service is only available for UK Mainland customers.

  • Interlink/DPD Saturday Delivery

When ordered before 6pm on Friday your order will be dispatched via Interlink/DPD. This is a tracked service so you can check on the progress of your package. You will also receive a text/email notifying you of dispatch and an estimated hour delivery window. This service is only available for UK Mainland customers.

  • Interlink/DPD Sunday Delivery

When ordered before 3pm on Saturday your order will be dispatched via Interlink/DPD. This is a tracked service so you can check on the progress of your package. You will also receive a text/email notifying you of dispatch and an estimated hour delivery window. This service is only available for UK Mainland customers.

  • Interlink/DPD Ship2Shop Pickup delivery

When ordered before 5pm on this service you order will be despatched on the same day. This is a tracked service so you can check the progress of your package. On the day of your delivery you will also receive a text/email notifying you of the delivery has been made to your Ship2Shop location, this is before 12 noon normally, but please don't go to collect your parcel until you have received notification of it's delivery.  For more info, click here

Unfortunately we cannot offer next day service to the following UK Postcodes;

AB30-38, AB41-56, FK17-21, HS1-9, IV1-99, KA27-28, KW, PA20-99, PH15-99, PO30-41, IM1-99, TR21-25, JE1-99, GY1-99, BT1-99.

If you reside within one of the above postcodes your delivery options will automatically be presented when checking out.

  • Ireland Delivery - £4.99

If ordered before 3pm your order will be dispatched on the same day. This service will typically take 2-4 Working Days for delivery. 

International Delivery Costs

Royal Mail International

4-8 days, small items only, orders under £20

DPD Europe (2-4 Days)

Orders under £30 - £9.95

Orders over £30 - £4.95

DPD Europe Zone 2

              £14.95

(3-5 Days)

DPD Europe Zone 3

£24.95

(4-6 Days)

Rest of World

£29.95

(5-7 Days)

Denmark - £3.79

Austria

Estonia

Bulgaria

Australia

Germany - £2.79

Belgium

Finland

Malta

Turkey

Ireland - £3.09

Czech Republic

Slovakia

Greece

Spain - £2.79

Denmark

Latvia

Romania

France

Lithuania

Germany

Hungary

Italy

Luxembourg

Netherlands

Poland

Portugal

Slovenia

Spain

Sweden

Please note Skate Hut Ltd is not responsible for any duty or import charges for goods shipped. Please check with the customs in your country regarding any charges that may occur from purchasing goods from overseas.

The orders will be sent via Interlink/DPD Air and the Prices quoted above is for packages up to 5kg. If your order is over 5kg we may contact you to take extra payment for carriage.

If your country is not listed above please email sales@skatehut.co.uk and we will be able to provide a quote for delivery.

USA Delivery

Deliveries to the USA are NEXT DAY providing they are ordered before 12 Noon (GMT), however on some occasions packages can be held at customs, this can typically take 2-3 days to clear and cannot be prevented, therefore Skate Hut can't be held responsible if this happens.

Items under 2 Kg and of a smaller size typically cost £12 to deliver

Items of a larger size and weight can be £20 upwards

Additional Information

All delivery costs are present at the 'My Basket' screen once the shipping destination is chosen, before any money is taken.

* Please be aware with abnormally heavy or Bulky items a Skate Hut representative may contact you before shipment if this transaction cannot be performed. The checkout filters out certain items that can't go out on particular shipping services because of the size of them, e.g. ramps are usually too big to go by a Royal Mail service. In such circumstances the only shipping options available will be displayed on the website, this then may exclude some free shipping options. *

The service is next WORKING day (provided you order before 7pm) and will require someone to sign for the goods. Please note next working day delivery does not include Saturday, Sunday or Bank Holidays.

Please note for UK Next Working Day Service if you place an order between 7pm on a Thursday and 3pm on a Sunday your order will be dispatched for delivery on Monday unless Saturday/Sunday delivery option is selected at checkout. Orders placed after 3pm on Sunday will be dispatched on Monday for delivery on Tuesday.

Saturday delivery is available for orders placed before 7pm on Friday as long as Saturday Delivery is selected at checkout.

If you request that the package is left somewhere without a signature, this will only be done at the discretion of the delivery driver. If you do request an item is left without a signature, you assume responsibility for any loss or damage to the package.

Post and Economy orders placed after 3pm will be dispatched on the next working day.

Can't be home for delivery? Don't worry - Skate Hut can ship to any UK address so you can have your order delivered to your place of work, to a friend, a relative or neighbour. Simply enter your preferred delivery address when checking out.

Interlink / DPD deliveries

Take more control of your deliveries from Skatehut with the free "Your DPD" app for your smartphone. This allows you to monitor where your delivery is on a map, set up a profile for deliveries elsewhere such as neighbours or local Ship 2 Shop locations, rearrange missed deliveries and more. You can see what the app can do from the Your DPD pages, or look at the DPD App FAQs

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Comments
Reviews (8)

People have rated this product 5 Stars on average (Based on 8 reviews)

5out of 5
16th Sep, 2016

I bought this board a bit worried due to the price, but after 10 minutes on the road with it I was in love. Surprisingly the small areas you place your feet on aren't too distracting and make the ride feel much comfier than when not using them. The W shape of the board makes for a grippy ride, paired with the turning of the Paris 180 trucks I'm able to lean over a ridiculous amount before I have to worry about losing my grip. As a headsup to anybody buying, the grip tape is incredibly rough compared to that you will find on some boards so prepare to constantly have weird feeling fingers!

5out of 5
16th Sep, 2016

No comment available

5out of 5
25th Feb, 2016

Second longboard for me. Set up in short wheelbase, super sharp handling. Very aggressive concave 'W' really secures your feet, which in turn gives lots of confidence. Love my Loaded Tesseract!

5out of 5
27th Mar, 2015

My son is very pleased with his skate board so far!!

5out of 5
3rd Oct, 2014

Love it!

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