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We offer three models, each built on the same platform:
Aluminum parts are hard black anodized—heavily used tools don't show wear.
Wheel Fanatyk Tensiometers are among the most accurate, durable, convenient, and logical. A breakthrough design—in the 1970’s HP engineer Jobst Brandt created a format that stands the test of time. Wheel Fanatyk’s version is the evolution of Jobst’s original idea:
Please check our numerous posts about the tool’s details and care. The Conversion Charts cover spokes from the thinnest aero to 4mm thick aluminum, including 13g and 12g steel.
From 2009 to 2011, we offered a model by FSA (since-discontinued). From 2011 we began the Classic digital model. Over 500 tools sold without a return. Beginning late 2015 we added Mitutoyo and in early 2017 we adopted iGaging indicators.
Please see our Library for articles and a movie describing its use. The digital model can output data with dedicated cable. Here is the selection. For a recent review, check here. Download the Dial Tensiometer Owner's Manual here, the Digital/Digimatic Tensiometer Owner's Manual here. Download our latest Calibration Chart) here. You can choose between two protective cases—info here—or none.
Tolerance specifications for the indicators themselves:
iGaging Digital Indicator
Mitutoyo Dial Indicator
Mitutoyo Digimatic Indicator
A feature chart to help navigate the models.