Re: [CR] Spokes with S on the head?


Example: Humor:John Pergolizzi

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Date: Mon, 10 Jan 2011 08:30:45 -0500
From: Ken Freeman <kenfreeman096@gmail.com>
To: loudeeter@aol.com
Cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR] Spokes with S on the head?


Copied from a posting on another bikelist thread:
> DT= DT Swiss (obviously)
> W= Wheelsmith USA
> S= Alpina ACI Italy
> R= Radaelli Italy
> B= Bernard France
> N= ? Asian semi low end?
>
> Others? In general I'm talking about quality SS spokes not cheap galvanized.
>
> Star - Stella Italy
> "E" -- Robergel Trois Etoiles France
> "U" -- Union (German, absolutely beautiful stainless 18 ga spokes -- Icalled them "spiderweb spokes")
> Crescent moon -- zinc Robergel

"Sapim" on elbow = Sapim Belgium "TR" = Ritchey (subset of DT as they are DT Swiss made) "H" = Hoshi Japan?

On Mon, Jan 10, 2011 at 8:00 AM, <loudeeter@aol.com> wrote:
> This from a Google search. No S. Lou Deeter, Orlando FL USA
>
> Spoke Head Markings
> Mark Brand Country Comment
> DT DT Swiss Switzerland
> U Union Germany
> R (Reversed) Redaelli Italy
> A Alpina Italy
> Y Prym Germany
> E Trois Etoiles France Robergel
> Crescent Robergel France
> Clover Berg-Union Switzerland
> Star Stella Italy
> W Wolber?
> W Wheelsmith USA Since 1984 probably made by Asahi
> P Performance probably made by Asahi
> Three stars Trois Etoiles France Robergel
> Three dots
> Cross (+) Torrington USA (Connecticut)
> A Asahi Japan
> H Hoshi Japan
> SAP Sapim Belgium stamped on the elbow
> T (in shield) Torrington USA
>
>
>
>
> >>>> What is the brand of road spokes with an "S" on the heads? >>>>
> They
> >>>> are quite
> >>>> old, with a non-stainless finish, and double-butted. Right >>>>
> now
> >>>> they are
> >>>> holding a Nisi rim onto an un marked Gnutti-like large flange
> >>>> hub with
> >>>> aluminum flanges and a steel axle quill.
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> Older Sapim?
> >>>> --
> >>>> mvg
> >>>>
> >>>> Marten Gerritsen
> >>>> Kiel Windeweer
> >>>> Netherlands
> >>>> _______________________________________________
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> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> --
> >>>> Ken Freeman
> >>>> Ann Arbor, MI USA
> >>>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> --
> >>> mvg
> >>>
> >>> Marten Gerritsen
> >>>
> >>> Gerritsen & Meijers, Ingenieurs
> >>> Framebuilding & Imports
> >>>
> >>> Dorpsstraat 132
> >>> 9605 PD Kiel Windeweer
> >>> Netherlands
> >>>
> >>> Tel: +31 598 491865
> >>> http://www.m-gineering.nl
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> leveringsvoorwaarden: http://www.m-gineering.nl/leveringsvw.pdf
> >>>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> --
> >> Ken Freeman
> >> Ann Arbor, MI USA
> >>
> >
> >
> >
> > --> Ken Freeman
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