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Joel
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by Joel

How to cross the spokes? Just over 3 or like this with - I don't know the word, french: ligatures? Is this good for any spokes and which are the advantages?
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Cyco
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by Cyco

This is often known as Tie and Soldering. The book "The Art of Wheel Building" by Geard Schraner. This book gives a good explination of both the process and the results.

Joel
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by Joel

Cyco wrote:This is often known as Tie and Soldering. The book "The Art of Wheel Building" by Geard Schraner. This book gives a good explination of both the process and the results.


Can you do this with every spoke?

tfstrum
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by tfstrum

Here's a couple of articles on tie and solder. Not sure if it really works in one post and a tip in another.

tip
<http://www.bikeschool.com/technical-board/messages/7078.htm>

doubt
<http://yarchive.net/bike/tying-and-soldering.html>
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