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Bunchanan's spoke torque wrench any good?

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I'm looking to buy a spoke torque wrench for my spokes. I am ordering spokes from Buchanan.

 

I notice they have their own torque wrench. I know this style is different but I am thinking that it may be better than the click style as it gives me a better range.

http://www.buchananspokes.com/categories/miscellaneous_tools.asp

 

What do you guys think of this is it worth buying over the normal spoke torque wrenches like the Faast or Ecel types?

 

Just to add I know some say not to use a spoke torque wrench but I want to. I just would like your thoughts on Buchanan's style vs the clickable ones.

 

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Well, I bought the wrench and used it to build my last wheel.

 

I must say I really like it for the fact that I can read exactly what the torque value is. I can slowly bring up the tension in the wheel evenly.

I can also determine the torque value so I know if a spoke is way too loose or tight compared to the others.

 

I may buy more of these beam style torque wrenches for bolts, as I never trust the clicker type.

 

The only drawback is that it is not as easy to place around the nipple, you have to carefully place it on the nipple.

 

I guess to sum it up this is the best torque wrench to use if you want to know exactly the torque value and have a lot of control, but it is not as easy to quick to use as the clicker types like the Faast.

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