Originally Posted by smurf hunter
Is the advantage of a proper dishing tool just closer precision, or does it offer some other benefit over flipping the wheel in the stand?
Flipping the wheel is close enough for the girls we go with. Well within 1mm accuracy just by flipping.
If I had a shop and was dealing with wheels all the time I would get one, mostly for qhality control on new machine made wheels, but for the home mechanic who trues every once in a while, its not necessary.
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