Re: [CR]Re: Wheelbuilding query.

(Example: Framebuilders)

Date: Sun, 9 Mar 2008 18:57:50 -0700
From: "Doug Van Cleve" <dvancleve@gmail.com>
To: "Mark Stevens" <mark@lentran.com>, "Classic Rendezvous" <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
Subject: Re: [CR]Re: Wheelbuilding query.
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Hey Mark,

I think the answers are "yes", "yes" and "yes". I still use it for wheel builds, although I generally use chain lube between the nipple and rim. I just use the linseed between the spoke and nipple.

Doug Van Cleve Chandler, AZ USA

On 3/9/08, Mark Stevens <mark@lentran.com> wrote:
> Hi All, I was cleaning up a pair of Conloy rims and noticed a dried
> yellowish substance around the spoke holes in the well of the rim. Is this
> Linseed Oil? Was it traditionally used to A, help ease the nipples on and
> then B, stop them coming loose after it had set? An early ''Loctite''? Has
> anyone heard of this?
> Thanks, Mark Stevens Evanton Scotland.