Re: [CR]Freeing up seized spoke nipples?


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Date: Tue, 4 Oct 2005 18:59:53 -0700 (PDT)
From: Joe Starck <josephbstarck@yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: [CR]Freeing up seized spoke nipples?
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
In-Reply-To: <p06230924bf68c1df2e5f@[10.0.1.45]>


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Is it appropriate, allowable, for posts to always be accompanied by quotes, as Sheldon Brown always does, no matter the looseness of association to the contents of the post, no matter the political/religious message? And what's the difference between quoting others and quoting oneself, really?

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Joe Starck
Madison, Wisconsin


--- Sheldon Brown wrote:


> Quoth Jeff Potter:
> >I have an old wheel with what look like alloy
> spokes and nipples.
> >(Old Campy sewup.)
> >
> >Several spokes are seized up. I turn the spoke
> wrench and it just
> >acts like a spring---nipples won't budge.
> >
> >Any good way to free em up? Torch? I've squirted
> with Liquid Wrench so far.
>
> If you squeeze the adjacent same-flange spokes
> together with one
> hand, while working the spoke wrench with the other,
> this sometimes
> helps by easing tension on the stuck spoke.
>
> Sheldon "Tricks" Brown
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