I am not privy to the details but the reason behind the recall may be deeper than just the spoke count.
I am of this opinion because the recall does not include the Affinity series TLRs (step up from Approved) which are using the same count of spokes although DT 14/15ga DB, a different rim with asymetric spoke bed and locking niples.
Although my personal absolute minimum for conventional disc wheels is 28f/28r, the Affinity series TLRs get good long term reviews; no personal experience though.
Something else othar than just mere spoke count seems, to me at least, to be happening with the Approved series. The actual components used for the Approved series are not disclosed to any detail other than the rim weight @ 525 grams.
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