[CR]Wheelbuilding Questions: Replacing Eyelets


Example: Component Manufacturers:Avocet

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To: JHurley@jdabrams.com, classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: [CR]Wheelbuilding Questions: Replacing Eyelets
Date: Wed, 03 Dec 2008 11:54:39 -0500
In-Reply-To: <249DDD9704676C49AE6169AE3D2D9F4ECDB6EF@Exchange-SVR>
From: cwstudio@aol.com


John wrote:

The question now becomes, has anyone ever tried replacing a rim eyelet?

I would like to hear about this as well. I have a NOS Mavic that had a bad eyelet which came out while lacing the wheel.

Is it possible or advisable to replace the eyelet?

If so, what is the correct way to do it?

Thanks,

Chris Wimpey

San Diego, CA USA