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Old 12-07-2010, 12:06 PM   #14
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here's the original 'how to' step by step instructions...

just stumbled onto this thread....

flashed back to the early days,,when every wheel-smith i respected just gave up on these...after 4 days of tinkering i too surrendered

years later ,,someone popped a rear wheel on the counter and then i saw them....WTF???..there's lil tiny allen screws in the nipple ends ,,and it all registered ,,why i could only tighten those nipples to a certain point and then no more twisting available...hmmmnnnn

now i have it down to a science..albeit still on the dark side...
our fellow inmates Ricardo Kuhn and John Jen took on the project and reported the following...

for your perusal...their path to obtain 'the secret''

enjoy the read

OBTW way back in the late 80's i was brought one of the first R80 GS/PD front 21'' X-laced wheels that was out of wack...i spent 4 days trying to disprove the others ,,, unfortunately,,i never saw or KNEW about them lil grub-srews in there.....

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