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Originally Posted by geoluv
thats what i do but that doesn't account for spoke hole offset. ugh. looks like i gotta break out the measuring tape.
Spoke hole offset barely matters. It has the same effect as an equal change in flange to center distance, so the change in spoke length is only about 10% of the change in offset, or a few tenths of a millimeter.
That's less than the rounding and so isn't material.
If you want to factor the offset, measure the distance from the rim centerline, and add or subtract it from the flange/center distance when entering that into your calculator.
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