DIY drill-powered inline skates take bad fashion to a whole new level

Dec. 20, 2019

In a recent video, YouTubers The Real Life Guys demonstrate how to build drill-powered inline skates.

Inline skates haven’t been cool since the early 1990s when everyone was wearing fanny packs, crop tops and denim overalls. What an amazing decade. Raise your hand if you almost burned down your parents’ house with your 1991 Rollerblade Barbie. But what if you could add more power to your inline skates while still keeping them looking uncool? All you need is a pair of cordless electric drills, a little ingenuity and a complete disregard for how ridiculous you look in public. In a recent video, YouTubers The Real Life Guys demonstrate how to build drill-powered inline skates.

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Alexis Gajewski | Senior Content Strategist

Alexis Gajewski has over 15 years of experience in the maintenance, reliability, operations, and manufacturing space. She joined Plant Services in 2008 and works to bring readers the news, insight, and information they need to make the right decisions for their plants. Alexis also authors “The Lighter Side of Manufacturing,” a blog that highlights the fun and innovative advances in the industrial sector. 

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