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Old 04-26-20, 10:39 PM
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Best spoke wrench?

I need a new spoke wrench. What's a good one to get ?
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Old 04-26-20, 11:49 PM
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The Park Tool 3-side of (better) 4-side wrenches work well for me. https://www.parktool.com/category/wheel-spoke
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https://www.wheelfanatyk.com/store/pk-lie-spoke-wrench/
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Old 04-27-20, 09:56 AM
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I like the Spokey pictured above, much easier on the fingers than the Park spoke wrenches. My favorite is the DT spoke wrench. The bladed spoke holder fits nicely within the wrench as well.

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I have had the Park wrenches and the Spokey for many years and prefer the Spokey. But If I were buying a spoke wrench today, I'd get a nice one like the DT above or the Wheel Fanatyk. Get an excellent wrench; you'll have it forever, and you'll be glad you got a good one every time you use it.
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Had never tried this brand but went looking for it online. Noticed something odd about them. Their red one is 3.25mm while the Park Tool red one is 3.45mm

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Old 04-28-20, 07:18 AM
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Park SW 20.2 (or 22.2, depending on your nipple) is the best I've used. So good that, even when I see threads like this and finances are flush, I look at the nice spoke wrench, shrug, and say "Why bother?"
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