I have had better luck. I use DT nipples--better
appearance and the corners on the alloy ones don't
round off--and better threading. I keep 180 lb.+
riders off of the Lazers on rear wheels same as I'd do
with DT Revolutions.
> I have built and ridden on wheels with butted Sapim
\r?\n> spokes. I agree with Joe that they thread harder.
\r?\n> I always use brass nipples to avoid stripping the
\r?\n> nipple shoulders at the higher stress. When ridding
\r?\n> often and hard, I found the did not hold true as
\r?\n> well as DT or Wheelsmith spokes. I have the feeling
\r?\n> they tend to stress relieve under use, even though I
\r?\n> was carefull to work out stresses during building.
\r?\n> San Dimas, CA