Factory spokes. Are they stainless or coated carbon steel?

I cant seem to get a straight answer from the research. Its more of a trivial matter, but Im hoping the brain trust here has a reference or two about factory dirt bike spoke material.

Since a magnet seems to stick to the ones I remember sticking a magnet to...my general thought is that they are either galvanized or zinc/nickel coated carbon steel.

Im up for a little learning, though.

Depends entirely on the make and model.  Most of them are plated steel.

Depends entirely on the make and model.  Most of them are plated steel.

Im thinking the "most" are the Big 4 (fine...5) manufacturers and their main 250/450 models in the last couple decades.

Can you think of any outliers? Thinking KTM might do/did stainless, but I honestly have never paid attention.

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