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Old 05-27-08, 04:42 PM   #1
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spoke-nipple manufacturer compatibility

I ordered spokes, rim, and hub last week, but forgot nipples. Does it matter whether I use ones from my LBS that are not the same manufacturer?
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As long as they are the correct gauge its fine
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Unless you're building something that uses proprietary nipples, like the DA paired-spoke wheel I rebuilt recently.

But my money's on your build being OK with LBS nipples.
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