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Old 03-19-21, 11:22 AM
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Originally Posted by 79pmooney View Post
I have to laugh. I have never considered lining up rim and hub beyond getting parallel spokes at the valve. I suppose I should have known that this was important to some! Built my first wheel 49 years ago and have built nearly every wheel I've ridden since. I just learned something new. (Maybe I'll incorporate this into my next re-rim. That would be easy. But no rush. I'm going to start swapping over to tubular as my current rims wear out so new builds for a while.)
Been building wheels myself since the early 80's. It's certainly not necessary to align the hub label with the valve hole with the hub label, but it is a nice touch that makes the valve hole easier to find. The technique is described in Roger Musson's "Professional Guide to Wheel Building", page 67.

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