zenitb wrote:I have just raided my "hub stash" to try and illustrate what I mean - see photo. The more upmarket 105 hub in the middle has a slight greyish tint wheras the OLD Deore LX (FH-T660) above it and the current Deore (HB-T610) hub below it are shinier. In the photo they look the same of course!!
My advice is to get the Deore FH-T610 - mine are nice and shiny.
Thanks for that, I had it in my head that Deore 610 hubs had moved to the same painted finish as the XT. I'll investigate, if not that'll do fine, I'm happy with the quality and servicing of Shimano hubs and I'm after a particular look, rather than a name.