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Old 03-17-14, 02:18 PM   #1
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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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Old 03-17-14, 02:33 PM   #2
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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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Old 03-17-14, 07:09 PM   #3
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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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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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