Originally Posted by Rockwell
Was hoping to take the final photo in this series today but I found out that my new rim was missing the inner rubber layer that protects the tube from the spoke nuts. Will have to wait until at least tomorrow to go pick one up.
You can pick up a used tube from a truck tyre for next to nothing, cut a strip from the centre section and use it for the rim band. Duct tape can also be used, but is more expensive
as you have to use many layers.