Obsession for accuracy

The Centrimaster spoke tension meter is a classy piece of kit – beautifully made, and comes with a calibration rod to confirm accuracy of readings before starting a build. Because of the different deflections of spokes based on their diameters, it is supplied from the factory with a Sapim specific calibration table to translate meter readings to actual spoke tension per model of spoke. My process of measuring tension always starts with a two-way calibration