Tips please for a first time carbon rim build

Everything about building wheels, glueing tubs, etc.
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Svetty
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by Svetty

Having ordered rims from LightBicycle I am shortly to get to build them up. Having only built with alloy rims before, are there any particular differences in build technique I should be aware of when using carbon rims?

Many thanks

Marin
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by Marin

Grease the nipple seats and use aero spokes. It's easier to build with carbon rims because they basically stay round no matter what you do.

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