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h plus son or velocity b43

Old 06-20-10, 10:20 PM
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h plus son or velocity b43

so I'm probably gonna pick up a super deep rim for my back wheel, but I've always wondered the difference between h plus son's rims and the velocity b43... so what's the difference?
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Old 06-20-10, 10:21 PM
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colours?
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Old 06-20-10, 10:25 PM
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B43 is 1mm deeper...also ~150g heavier but they come in many colours.

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Get the chrome H+. MMMMMMMMM
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Well b43's are a line of triple walled rims by velocity while H plus son is a company that makes a line of rims.....
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Old 06-20-10, 11:07 PM
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What about iMinusDaughter?

http://www.iminusd.bigcartel.com/product/coming-soon

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42mm Eighth inch Julians?

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42mm Alex R600 rims?
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H Plus Son is a small startup, I got a pair of matte black Formation Face rims because I want to support Tsuzing (the owner). He's a really nice guy!
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Tzusing is a hypocrite. Also not impressed with his product.
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Originally Posted by erichsia View Post
Tzusing is a hypocrite. Also not impressed with his product.
lol
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Originally Posted by erichsia View Post
Tzusing is a hypocrite. Also not impressed with his product.
If you're going to call someone names at least back it up! What happened?

I was going to add to my post, formation face are the only rims that have a perfectly flat non machined sidewall. I think they look fantastic. They're also a bit lighter than the rest as a result.
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Tzusing is a hypocrite. Also not impressed with his product.
I'm curious as to how you came to this conclusion. I have had zero dealings with H+, so yeah, I am really just curious.
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If you really want to know, PM me. too long to go into here. I suppose his product his adequate, but I don't support him as a businessman.
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Fair enough. If its that long a story, I will respectfully decline. But you seem to have your reasons.
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the only thing bad I've heard about h+ is that the rims split or something? i'm not sure, i haven't read up on it...
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just post it here or cc me on that pm.
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I second that posting here is a good idea, that way you're letting people who read this know what's up.
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Old 06-21-10, 08:40 AM
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yeah! post it here! and don't let up on any of the juicy details!
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Originally Posted by fixiedavid View Post
the only thing bad I've heard about h+ is that the rims split or something? i'm not sure, i haven't read up on it...
From what I understand, a fixed gear freestyler cracked one rim jumping off some stairs. They then split it open and photoshopped a taco inside.
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I got HPLus Matt Black color for rear.
From Handspun, laced to hollow axle 32h All City Hub.
Unfortunatley they didnt have the Formation face.
http://handspunwheels.com/products/view_product/1639/

Im surpised by how light it is,
It seems like it weighs just slighty less than 32h 30mm DP18 rear.
Have both but dont have a Digital scale to confirm.
Yeah still boat anchors,
but its these boat anchors that have given me some pretty sweet legs!!
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Old 06-21-10, 10:38 AM
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this is what I was talking about, h+ son rim split:
http://cozybeehive.blogspot.com/2008...-in-japan.html

apparently that was the only rim failure that has ever occurred with h+son, but that rim split when it was only 2 weeks old. he was skidding, not doing tricks... that's kind of concerning. anyhow, I think the best choice for me would probably be the velocity b43, it's heavier but it seems like a really nice quality rim for a good price, it's only about 60 bucks at a local shop.
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Originally Posted by fixiedavid View Post
this is what I was talking about, h+ son rim split:
http://cozybeehive.blogspot.com/2008...-in-japan.html

apparently that was the only rim failure that has ever occurred with h+son, but that rim split when it was only 2 weeks old. he was skidding, not doing tricks... that's kind of concerning. anyhow, I think the best choice for me would probably be the velocity b43, it's heavier but it seems like a really nice quality rim for a good price, it's only about 60 bucks at a local shop.
No way a rim splits open from skidding.
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I'm not gonna post up here, cause it doesn't have anything to do with his products, or any business dealing or anything like that. just some philosophical differences. so again, if you want to know, you can PM me. If not, pretty sure no harm will come of it.
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h plus son lighter but more expensive than b43. if you dont care about weight, go for b43.
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