jack of one or two trades
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Suburbia, CT
Bikes: Old-ass gearie hardtail MTB, fix-converted Centurion LeMans commuter, SS hardtail monster MTB
I don't have any experience with them, but from an engineering perspective, as long as there is even tension on the spokes, 3L-3T should be nearly as strong as a 3X wheel. The bending of the spokes shouldn't really affect them that much, considering how little they are actually bent.
A lot of folks ride with tied and soldered spokes, which deforms them even more, with no problem.