Sheldon disagrees with you.Duck! wrote:Gluing the nipples on is a pretty poor solution to a badly built wheel.
Sheldon Brown wrote:The left-side spokes will be loose enough that it will not be hard to turn the nipples even dry, and if you grease them they may loosen up of their own accord on the road. In fact, it is often a good idea to use a thread adhesive such as Wheelsmith Spoke Prep on the left-side spokes to make sure they stay put. This is only necessary on a rim with recessed spoke holes.
Under "Preparation" in link below.