Old 02-23-06, 02:28 PM
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That sounds like a commendable project but as a practical matter doesn't it make more sense to buy a Park tension meter for about $55? It's scaled in Park deflection numbers and comes with a conversion chart, the conversions are based on spoke diameters. But I think these conversions are iffy for double butted spokes. The reason for the necessary conversions is that the spoke deflection varies with tension AND spoke diameter.


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