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  1. #1
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    Can any one tell me which spoke wrench I need?

    I have a GT Kararkoram is stock....Here it is... - GT Karakoram 3.0 29er Bike

    I can't find anywhere in the manual that tells you what size spoke wrench to use, and I have nothing to accurately measure the nipple either.


  2. #2
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    Get a tool like this. It will have your size.
    Wrench Force Multi Spoke Wrench - Mad Dog Cycles Bike Shop in Orem Utah

    “Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of riding a \mountain or fat/ bike.” ~ John F. Kennedy

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    Cool, thanks.....I've never seen one like that. I've only seen the specific sized ones. Going to order one now.

  4. #4
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    Re: Can any one tell me which spoke wrench I need?

    Get a multitool. Ull only use spoke.wrench.rarely, so the mt one Is good enuff

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    Some of those universal spoke wrenches work good enough, but it you're going to be using it with any frequency I recommend getting a high quality wrench. My Crank Bros multitool had a pretty good wrench built into it, but once I started doing more and more spoke work I bought a Park spoke wrench.

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    Sorry, I have no idea what size you need, but recommend getting a good spoke wrench. You want something that is easy to use and precision-manufactured.

    I like these -- they are less likely to bugger up the corners of your nipples, and will sometimes grip when someone else has rounded the corners with a cheap wrench.

    Park Tool Co. » SW-42 : Four-Sided Spoke Wrench : Wheel & Spoke

    Park advertises these for aluminum nipples, but brass is pretty soft too.

    Perdos made the best one -- a 4-sided diamond hole on one side and a regular 3-sided slot in the other. They don't make them anymore unfortunately.

    Maybe post on the GT forum, or call GT, or whoever sold it to you.

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