Bicycle Mechanics - spoke-nipple manufacturer compatibility
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05-27-08, 05:42 PM
I ordered spokes, rim, and hub last week, but forgot nipples. Does it matter whether I use ones from my LBS that are not the same manufacturer?
05-27-08, 07:22 PM
As long as they are the correct gauge its fine
05-27-08, 09:39 PM
Unless you're building something that uses proprietary nipples, like the DA paired-spoke wheel I rebuilt recently.
But my money's on your build being OK with LBS nipples.
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