Bicycle Mechanics - Spoke length
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I just realized I ordered too short spokes - apparently I entered wrong numbers in the spoke calculator :( . Calc (w/correct data) says I need 288.6mm but I ordered 286mm. Is this too big a difference?
Do you have time to change the order before they ship?
I definitely wouldn't do it with aluminum nipples. Brass you might be OK.
Do you have time to change the order before they ship?Nope - I'd have changed without asking. I'm using OP rim and brass nipples.
05-21-07, 03:19 PM
you'll probably be ok. you may have 1mm or 2 of threads sticking out, but thats better than having spokes too long.
You'll be OK. And aluminum would work as well as brass.
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