Powell Peralta – McGill Skull and Snake Deck Blacklight
About the Skull & Snake Artwork:
Just as Mike McGill was perfecting the 540 McTwist in the summer of 1984 at Swedish summer camp, V.C.J. was working on a new deck graphic for him. Since the “Skull & Bones” theme was proving to be popular, that was the direction chosen for McGill’s new deck. Mike’s input was to add the snake and lightning bolts since there is an abundance of both in his home state of Florida. McGill’s Skull & Snake is truly a classic skateboard icon.
Originally Released: 1984
Artwork by: Vernon Courtlandt Johnson
Powell-Peralta™ Re-Issue Construction
Powell-Peralta re-issue decks are close reproductions of their 1980’s counterparts, featuring the original top and bottom graphics, shape and concave. Made with our partner in Mexico. Materials include U.S. hard rock maple and glue that meets our specifications, warranted against delamination for their useful life. Shape and graphics created in Santa Barbara, CA.
Deck Wheelbase 16.625″
Deck Length 30.125″
Deck Width 10″
Deck Nose 2.5″
Deck Tail 6″