anyone know about these carbon rims

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by mark_niko

Anyone know anything about this american classic v rims.
The weight is about 340g a rim and have 24 holes for front and back.
I have checked the american classic website but they do not have such rim.
If anyone have any infos about the rims...which model year.....opinion?....please let me know coz someone wants to sell them.Thanks guys....I'm new here and I can say that this is one of the best forum!!

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Ye Olde Balde One
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by Ye Olde Balde One

Firstly Welcome!

Those rims were sold a few years ago, they are the original Zipp rim now called the 303 (and it's now a lot lighter).

Unless you are getting a really good deal on them, I wouldn't buy them.
Ride lightly!

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by mark_niko

Ye Olde Balde One,thanks for the prompt reply.
Do you think I can build it up to a sub 1200g wheelset with
am classic hubset+DT revolution spokes?Do you know about the quality of the rims?I heard that the older zipp carbon wheelset have lots of problems....don't know if it's their hubs or rims?
The guy is selling them for $150 a pair...good price?I thinking of replacing them

with my mavic kysrium sl......trying to get my the weight of my ride down.

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