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    rim drilling

    if you buy an undrilled rim, where can you have it drilled? can the LBS do that?

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    Custom drilling will probably cost as much as the rim, if not more... LBS probably won't have the tools & machinery needed to do a good job. Just curious, where did you find an undrilled rim, and what kind is it?
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    Never heard of any lbs drilling a rim! That is something left to a factory with big machines...
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    Are you talking about drilling the valve hole for schrader or the whole rim?
    Last edited by Yo!; 07-16-09 at 04:09 PM.

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    Where the hell did you buy an undrilled rim?
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    i saw that milwaukee has some undrilled rims for sale for nearly nothing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by adriano View Post
    i saw that milwaukee has some undrilled rims for sale for nearly nothing.
    That is called scrap aluminum- if the price ever comes back up
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    they look pretty cool. i might buy some to just hang up.

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    drilled rims, like, trial rims?

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    You should be able to do it yourself with a drillpress and a v block and a lot of measuring. Good luck it shouldn't be that hard

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    Quote Originally Posted by thatcher View Post
    You should be able to do it yourself with a drillpress and a v block and a lot of measuring. Good luck it shouldn't be that hard
    i have never tried that myself, but i could imagine that easily ending up with some funky, out of round rims.

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    [SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]
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    do it yourself, post before (funny) and after (funnier) pics.

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