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    What do you think about these wheels

    On CL there are a set of
    Mavic Open Pro wheels with 7700 Dura Ace hubs.
    Purchased in 2004, true and have less then 4K miles
    Price $160
    What do you guys think?
    Good deal?
    Thanks
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    I like the open pro/dura ace combo. I have a pair of wheelsmith built op wheels and they have always stayed true. Price is OK but not great.

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    7 year old wheels with less than 4000 miles? I'm a little suspicious of that statistic. How worn looking is the braking surface? (Unfortunately, there's no wear indicator on the Open Pros...)
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    Check carefully around the spoke holes in the rim for cracks. Put them on a truing stand to check for true (I'm assuming you haven't seen them in person and are just listing what the CL ad listed).

    Yeah 7-year old for only $160? You can get brand new for $225 or less.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mkadam68 View Post
    Check carefully around the spoke holes in the rim for cracks. Put them on a truing stand to check for true (I'm assuming you haven't seen them in person and are just listing what the CL ad listed).

    Yeah 7-year old for only $160? You can get brand new for $225 or less.
    With Dura Ace hubs??? I'm not so sure of that. If the wheels are in good shape it's a good deal, but it is right to check them carefully as mentioned above.

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    Quote Originally Posted by billydonn View Post
    With Dura Ace hubs??? I'm not so sure of that. If the wheels are in good shape it's a good deal, but it is right to check them carefully as mentioned above.
    I've seen the Ultegra for about $225 but the Dura Ace is closer to $300.

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    I just purchased a set of new Mavic CXP33 (36h) w/ Dura-Ace 6700 hubs for $400
    The price seems close if they are good condition.
    BTW, mine included NEW GP4000 tires & tubes.
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    Oops, yes... Ultegra. Sorry.

    Of course, today's Ultegra is yesterday's Dura Ace...

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