Using this for a set of carbon gravel wheels. The four sided design makes it nearly impossible to strip out a spoke nipple. Ergo design and light weight allow it to be stored in my saddle bag and ready when I need it.
Sure you can use a standard one on ally nips, with risk if rounding them if you aren't careful. Or pony up a couple more doubloons and have a secure no slip fit with this tool. Ever have to change out a nip? I would venture to guess it's worth more than a couple bucks to most of us, especially with tubeless sealant all over the place, taping the rim, etc.
Very tight fit on many nipples. I used it to build a wheel with DT brass nipples and often had to try several sides of a nipple to find on it would go on, then removing was even more difficult. On the side of the spoke that was laced to the hub the handle gets in the way so most of the time you have to put it on the non-hub side. I'm hoping it will wear in after a bit or use and work better, but right now can be a pain to use.
PROS: Grips Nipple Well
CONS: Too Tight On Many Nipples, Handle Gets In The Way
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