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Old 09-04-05, 06:08 PM   #1
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Just ordered the Minoura truing stand

Well, I got an amazon.com gift certificate for my b-day, and finally found something worth buying! Amazon is now stocking Nashbar's catalog, so I was able to get the Minoura Workman truing stand for a mere $25 (It was $40, minus $25 in gift certificate, plus $10 in tax and shipping)! I've heard good things about it here on the forums, so I figured, why not? I've gotta build up a wheel for my fixie, I have several that need truing, and some plans to rebuild some wheels. Just thought I'd mention that...Any tricks to using it, or is it really straight forward?
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Old 09-04-05, 06:40 PM   #2
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It's very easy to use. I have built several very good strong wheels on mine.
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Old 09-04-05, 07:03 PM   #3
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Any tricks to using it, or is it really straight forward?
I have one and really like it. Only one trick.... buy a quality spoke wrench/wrenches!

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Old 09-04-05, 07:05 PM   #4
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Yeah, I've got a generic multi spoke wrench (11-15, I think). I might actually buy a real, one size wrench, though...
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I prefer the "Spokey" wrench Sheldon Brown / Harris Cyclery sells over the Park wrenches.
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