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    Mystery vintage mag wheels appraisal!

    Hey guys I'm looking to sell these wheels I was gifted a long time ago. Know nothing about them whatsoever. No manufacturer logo or anything. Any info as to their worth or anything in General would be greatly appreciated! Thanks everyone!
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    I really know little to nothing about these, but a couple of questions I would have if I were a buyer:

    clincher or tubular?

    Freewheel or free hub?

    are they true

    Material of construction?

    Are the bearing smooth and are they serviceable.

    Without knowing any of this, I'd probably pay $30 for the set, not even sure about that though.
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    Looks like a repainted spinergy
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    Yes, those are early spinergy rev-x wheels that have been painted.

    dont ride or sell them.

    im ok with riding a clean late rev-x wheels but the early ones have some weaknesses and paint can hide carbon damage.

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    Quote Originally Posted by thirdgenbird View Post
    Yes, those are early spinergy rev-x wheels that have been painted.

    dont ride or sell them.

    im ok with riding a clean late rev-x wheels but the early ones have some weaknesses and paint can hide carbon damage.
    +1 early spineregy and similar four spoke mags and carbon wheels had some issues and have be noted fail completely.

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    We call them snapergy's!

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    But that picture doesn't have that type of spinergy wheel, I know, its the thought that counts.
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    "Snapergy" is pretty good, I always preferred "Splintergy" though since that was the experience of several of my "early-adopter" friends.

    Impressed me enough to never buy the d--n things.

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