removing spokes from wilesco wheels....How?

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jim_easterbrook
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14 Feb 2018, 15:54 #21

Cbwho wrote: The paint is peeling on my wilesco wheels. So I want to pop them out for a repaint. Do they get bent using paint cans techniques?

Also there is an inner axle pipe, does that prevent separation of the two halves?

Or if that is too much hassle, how do I remove the peels from the inside? Although I suspect spray paint wouldn't reach the inside...
Mine seem to have come out unbent, but I don't know how well they'd survive being reinserted. And yes, the two halves are held together by the pipe. I'd repaint them in situ, but I use brushes rather than spray.
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15 Feb 2018, 01:47 #22

Jim,
Thanks for the advice. Frankly, I prefer brushing as it better fume wise and I don't want to buy new wheels. I have cans of enamel paint for metal that I could use.

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