In the late 80’s when the size of skateboards were transitioning into a smaller size with smaller wheels, Shorty’s was established as the first skateboard company to manufacture shorter bolts to fit the smaller boards. Shorty’s has since expanded into a skateboard hardgood empire featuring Black Magic Grip Tape, Quickies Bearings, Black Panther Bearings, Doh Doh Bushings, Dooks Riser Pads, Shorty's Clothing and Shorty’s Decks. The company was known in the earlier days for their racy and suggestive ads which regularly featured a model named Rosa.
Black Panther ABEC 5's are smooth polished ball bearings and races, Long Lasting lubrication with 100% Teflon oil with a delrin core. Black Panther ABEC 5's are custom designed with removable shield that makes for easy cleaning. Lightweight washers included that makes these bearings top of the line. Casing includes extra washers and a sticker.