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Old 09-12-22, 01:51 PM
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Need help with spoke length

Ive had this project sitting forever. Collecting parts here and there, I have some high flange hubs I want to build up with 27 concave Weinmanns. Im not much into building wheels so how do I go about figuring out the right spoke length? Thanks.

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When in doubt, St. Sheldon will show you the way.

https://www.sheldonbrown.com/rinard/spocalc.htm

https://www.sheldonbrown.com/wheelbuild.html
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There are a number of spoke length calculators, just Google "spoke length calculator".
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Best bang for the buck ever. 12 dollars.
https://www.wheelpro.co.uk/wheelbuilding/book.php
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You aren't far from me, come down and we can build them up together. Golf season ends in about another six weeks and I should have plenty of time to help out. Smiles, MH
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If you need to check ERD here is a easy method to measure using 2 j bend spokes and a caliper. The method was recently described on BF in a recent post but I cannot find it.
https://spokecalc.io/measuring-rim-erd.php
(I also have 2 HF hubs to build clinchers for my PX10 that I need to complete)
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I use the UBI calculator and the Roger Musson book linked above. Measuring ERD is the most likely area of error IME.
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