Solved Used tubular parts

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Conrad

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Edit: I'm pretty much sorted for tubbies now. I'll edit this post again should something change.

I'm building up a Cervelo Soloist and I'm looking for some used tubular parts (rims, hubs, tires, spokes) that I can make some light wheels with. I'm new to wheel building and tubulars, so I'm looking for something cheap that I can make my mistakes on and hopefully learn something along the way.
Ideally I'd like 38mm rims (but I'm certainly open to other sizes) , bladed spokes, hubs around 300g/pair and tires with some life still in them, so if you have some serviceable used tubular bits that you are willing to part with then please let me know.
 
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TCC

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You are going to extremely lucky to get spokes the right length second hand.

You will need to measure up the other parts first, then decide on a lacing pattern to dictate the length of the spokes.

Having said that, I do have a LOAD of spare spokes in my possession, so when you work out what lengths you need, post back here and I will see if I have anything to match.

I have some 38mm FarSports tubular rims that might be alright; I will need to check them for melting, but if they are OK, then you can buy them from me if you want.

I also have an Extralite Ultrafront SPM which I might be up for selling, but that is definitely not a budget item...
 

TCC

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...budget in a tension metre, spoke prep, spoke key, spoke blade holder, roll of electrical tape and truing stand too, if you are going to start building yourself. :)
 
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theBlob

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I've got some 38 tubular a I (read: my wife) would be happy to part with they might be perfect for you.
 

Conrad

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TCC has some rims that I'm interested in , but if that doesn't work out then I'd certainly be interested in your tubulars, could you give me some more information on the wheels and/or parts that you've got please.
 

TCC

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I sold a pair of carbon tubular rims to @Conrad yesterday. Payment was received promptly and without hassle, as arranged.

Cheers Conrad!