Ready to start!!
I just got a Park Truing stand and I am anxious to start building some wheels! I started reading Sheldon's (may he rest in peace) wheel building article along with a '77 published book by Robert Wright- "Building Bicycle Wheels". There is a significant discrepancy regarding starting the Key spoke (as a trailing spoke) on the drive side of the rear wheel. Wright says to run it on the outside of the flange; Sheldon says on the inside (because of possible chain binding issues). I am inclined to defer to Sheldon for obvious reasons. I intend to build 36 spoked, x3, wheel.
Which is best in your opinion? Are there any reasons why one would opt for one set up or the other?