Front wheel build, spokes confusion.

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1/1/2017 3:47 AM

Hey,
I'm wanting to get a front wheel built up (shadow raptor hub, demolition zero rim).
I done the spoke calculator on two different websites and it says I need 187.3 mm length spokes.
Well I emailed the company I'm going to order from and they said I will need 186 mm spokes.
So what spokes do I need then haha, 186 mm or 188 mm?
Thanks smile

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1/1/2017 5:56 AM

Either will be fine

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1/1/2017 9:00 AM

They said 186 because that's what 90% of front wheels use.
Both would work, spoke have some adjustability, this is why they grow up by 2 mm not one.
Better having spokes a bit too short than a bit too long tho.

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