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Old 02-21-07, 02:57 PM   #1
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Deep V nipples

Do I need extra long nipples for Velocity deep V rims?
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No, I can't remember what the "standard" size is (12 mm?), but that worked for the four Deep V wheels I've build.
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Standard nipples are fine. The hard part is getting them through the rim without getting them lost inside it. I used a spare spoke and threaded it from the other end to feed it through.
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Standard nipples are fine. The hard part is getting them through the rim without getting them lost inside it. I used a spare spoke and threaded it from the other end to feed it through.
Yeah, good point. I use a toothpick. Thread it on, then yank it out. One toothpick will last for a whole wheel.
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awesome, thanks guys
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