mini-logo deck. made in the same factory (california skate factory) as powell and the like. $10-15 cheaper due to lack of graphics. god knows where shop blank decks come from.
bones reds bearings. they will last him through many set ups. clean every few months.
as for trucks, it's a lot of personal preference. i like grind king lows.
jessup grip tape. just enough grip, not too much (like black label)
like someone above said, 50-52 mm wheels. much better for a...