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Old 10-14-21, 12:58 PM
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Old 10-14-21, 12:59 PM
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Thanks for the reply. I have exactly machine like in the video, this garman machine truing, radonaut-siemens. I have a dishing tools from park tool, when i use the dishing tool, the wheel is perfect centered, but when i put the wheel in the machine, tells me cuz is a little offset. Of course the machine is wrong. I need to offset wheel at 0 somehow and after truing the wheel, cuz i can't triung the wheel if it's offset on the screen. When it's centered on the machine it's not centered on dish tools or on bike. I hope you understand me. Sorry for my english. I know it's bad. Thank you very much.
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Old 10-14-21, 01:01 PM
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Originally Posted by veganbikes View Post
Is this the truing+ stand to beat all the others? I present the Radonaut from Cyclus:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8C3DPDWDO9g (it is in German)

Yeah it is over $6k and completely crazy and kinda ugly compared to P&K Lie or Aivee but whoooooooooooieeeeeeeeee it has a computer machine and shows you all the infos.
I don't *need* a $6,000 truing stand, but the way the computer machine keeps track of where you are on the wheel and remeasures the true as you go... a fellow could get used to that.
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Old 10-14-21, 01:36 PM
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Originally Posted by Andreescu View Post
Thanks for the reply. I have exactly machine like in the video, this garman machine truing, radonaut-siemens. I have a dishing tools from park tool, when i use the dishing tool, the wheel is perfect centered, but when i put the wheel in the machine, tells me cuz is a little offset. Of course the machine is wrong. I need to offset wheel at 0 somehow and after truing the wheel, cuz i can't triung the wheel if it's offset on the screen. When it's centered on the machine it's not centered on dish tools or on bike. I hope you understand me. Sorry for my english. I know it's bad. Thank you very much.
I think many of us were ogling the machine above, but don't actually own it.

It sounds like a configuration issue. I don't see in the video clip where/how one inputs data like the over locknut dimension, or rim width.

As I said, all that SHOULD be automatic as the machine has a roller on both sides of the rim, and both sides of the axle.

It could also be a Calibration issue. So, the machine does everything, but just needs calibrated.

Contact the manufacturer.
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Old 10-15-21, 08:42 PM
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Originally Posted by jccaclimber View Post
That's a cheap rim to have 1 mm of variation as the rim rolls around. That said, every rim I've ever measured has some variation, usually a bulge or pinch near the weld/pin seam.
I'm tipping decent carbon rims would be quite uniform, at least until they're deformed by spoke tension.
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Old 10-15-21, 09:23 PM
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Originally Posted by Kimmo View Post
I'm tipping decent carbon rims would be quite uniform, at least until they're deformed by spoke tension.
That seems pretty reasonable, I've only measured aluminum rims and the manufacturing process is quite different between them.
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Old 03-03-22, 07:21 AM
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Hi. I own this device and I have some issues with it. please help me

at first when I used it it worked decently, but after a while it started to cause problems, not to see the sensors, when I attach the wheel to the device it doesn't see any sensor, neither the one from the hub, nor radial and axial, practically the stand cannot be used. I sent an email to ra-co service a few weeks ago and no one answered. I think it's something from the settings, but I don't know what to do with it. I can't attach pictures of the problem because I'm new here, please if you know how to help me, because I don't know what else to do. thanks a lot
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Old 03-03-22, 08:34 AM
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Originally Posted by Andreescu View Post
at first when I used it it worked decently, but after a while it started to cause problems, not to see the sensors, when I attach the wheel to the device it doesn't see any sensor, neither the one from the hub, nor radial and axial, practically the stand cannot be used. I sent an email to ra-co service a few weeks ago and no one answered. I think it's something from the settings, but I don't know what to do with it. I can't attach pictures of the problem because I'm new here, please if you know how to help me, because I don't know what else to do. thanks a lot
I doubt anyone here has a lot of experience with this machine (but maybe Iíll be proven wrong). I would contact the manufacturer. Hopefully at that price it comes with good support!
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Old 03-03-22, 09:55 AM
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Originally Posted by bboy314 View Post
I doubt anyone here has a lot of experience with this machine (but maybe Iíll be proven wrong). I would contact the manufacturer. Hopefully at that price it comes with good support!
thanks, I can send you pictures of the problem, on wattup or wherever you think, to see the problem better. thanks for the answer and I hope to solve it, I sent an email and no one answered. I don't know how to contact them. I appreciate your effort.
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Old 03-03-22, 10:06 AM
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Originally Posted by Andreescu View Post
thanks, I can send you pictures of the problem, on wattup or wherever you think, to see the problem better. thanks for the answer and I hope to solve it, I sent an email and no one answered. I don't know how to contact them. I appreciate your effort.
To be clear, is it the Cyclus Radonaut machine you are having problems with? If so, I donít think I can help.
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Old 03-03-22, 10:25 AM
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Originally Posted by bboy314 View Post
To be clear, is it the Cyclus Radonaut machine you are having problems with? If so, I donít think I can help.
Yes. Cyclus tool radonaut. it's exactly the same. I want to send you some pictures, where can I send them to you? I can't because I'm new to this forum. thanks a lot.
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Old 03-03-22, 10:39 AM
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Originally Posted by Andreescu View Post
Yes. Cyclus tool radonaut. it's exactly the same. I want to send you some pictures, where can I send them to you? I can't because I'm new to this forum. thanks a lot.
I am a bicycle mechanic at davelo bike in Romania . My boss bought this machine a year or so ago. at first it worked properly, but it started to cause problems, sometimes it sees the sensors and sometimes it doesn't, and now it doesn't see the sensors at all. it was used very little and I don't know what happened.
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Old 03-03-22, 11:09 AM
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I liked how the technician turned just one spoke about a quarter turn, then later a half turn on another, and one more spoke with a half turn. Done! It's that easy!!
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Old 03-03-22, 11:37 AM
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Thanks for this thread. These Gizmos are super nice and bring me to understand new facts.

Not long ago I was buying a complete Wheel Set for what would now be the cost of a Hub. Well I am showing my age and I don't think money will be worth any more then it is now no matter what we do. The other thing is, often when you pay someone to do a job they are not doing it any better then you could or would.

So considering the cost of truing, replacing, and by economic necessity, building my wheels, I am going to have to invest or build a real Wheel Truing Stand.

And here I was thinking I was getting fancy when I got my Spoke Tension Meter... Ha
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Old 03-06-22, 12:13 PM
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Originally Posted by bboy314 View Post
To be clear, is it the Cyclus Radonaut machine you are having problems with? If so, I donít think I can help.
Hello. did you manage to solve something? I would like to know how to reset it from the factory. maybe that would solve the problem
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Old 03-06-22, 02:14 PM
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Originally Posted by 3alarmer View Post
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...thanks. I find it very entertaining that the guy in the demo video for a $6,000 wheel stand is using the same spoke wrench as me.
That's just plain wrong. Spoke wrenches build wheels, not the stand. The tool needs to cost at least 1-5% of the the dumb apparatus that holds the work in place. (Think carpenter and his skill saw and the sawhorse.) He needs a $60-300 wrench.
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