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    what is the value of this wheel + info?

    i picked up a frame on craigslist and this wheel came with it.

    ive never used a freewheel like this cog before, nor have I seen the "histop" lock

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    It's a generic boat anchor rim laced to a coaster brake hub with straight gauge spokes. It's not worth much.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scrodzilla View Post
    It's a generic boat anchor rim laced to a coaster brake hub with straight gauge spokes. It's not worth much.
    What's the diff. between this rim and the Velocity b43?

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    It's not a B43 is the difference.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nagrom_ View Post
    It's not a B43 is the difference.

    Can you please fill me in? I was told it was b43 before I purchased and I'm trying to make a paypal dispute. Thanks

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    Even if it is a real B43, it's an anchor laced to a ****ty coaster brake hub.

    B43s are not considered one of Velocity's nicer rims (which is why they discontinued them for 2013).
    Last edited by Scrodzilla; 12-18-12 at 09:45 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vegematarian View Post
    Can you please fill me in? I was told it was b43 before I purchased and I'm trying to make a paypal dispute. Thanks
    Maybe it was a B43 before you purchased it, and now it's not.

    So you bought a frame and one wheel. Off Craigslist. You paid with payPal. Now you want to dispute what you bought?

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    'Buy first, research second' very rarely works.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bat56 View Post
    Maybe it was a B43 before you purchased it, and now it's not.

    So you bought a frame and one wheel. Off Craigslist. You paid with payPal. Now you want to dispute what you bought?
    setting up a claim because there was damage in shipping and frame wasnt "new" as advertised.

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    I could kinda go for a wheel like that. If it was cheap, like $30.
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    Quote Originally Posted by vegematarian View Post
    setting up a claim because there was damage in shipping and frame wasnt "new" as advertised.
    FWIW - you do not file a claim with Paypal if something is damaged during shipping, you contact the seller and file a claim with USPS, UPS or whatever shipping company was used.

    /lessonlearned

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scrodzilla View Post
    FWIW - you do not file a claim with Paypal if something is damaged during shipping, you contact the seller and file a claim with USPS, UPS or whatever shipping company was used.

    /lessonlearned
    Seller ignored me. My PayPal claim is on the frame which was advertised as "new" but clearly isn't. Contacted UPS, too. My main concern wasn't with the wheel...I was more or less just curious to find out info on it. Thanks for helping.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vegematarian View Post
    Can you please fill me in? I was told it was b43 before I purchased and I'm trying to make a paypal dispute. Thanks
    Quote Originally Posted by vegematarian View Post
    ...PayPal claim is on the frame... My main concern wasn't with the wheel...I was more or less just curious to find out info on it.
    I hope you express yourself with more clarity in the claim that you do in interwebz forums.

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