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Old 11-15-2020, 03:04 PM   #1
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Is it in yet?

A long time ago, I bought a shitty chain tool. I was young & broke. It worked for a long time.

I just put a new chain & sprockets on. I had a hard time with the rivet link. My tool is crap, but I got the chain & sprockets on. I can't really tell if the rivet is sufficiently riveted or not.

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Srsly, I may just order a clip link at this point. Even if it costs $20 after shipping.
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Old 11-15-2020, 03:39 PM   #2
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should be fine. All you need is to expand end by 0.02-0.03mm

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Old 11-22-2020, 06:55 AM   #3
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Bump. Figured out how to link the pic.
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Old 11-22-2020, 08:58 AM   #4
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Well....
-I think the Motion Pro PBR tool is the bomb BUT.....
-I keep a couple clip style master links in the box just in case.

Not a bad idea to have a few around.
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Yeah, but are the ones I have on riveted yet?
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I bought the DiD tool and while it's probably not as versatile and the motion pro tool it's pretty straight forward to rivet the links.
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A long time ago, I bought a shitty chain tool. I was young & broke. It worked for a long time.

I just put a new chain & sprockets on. I had a hard time with the rivet link. My tool is crap, but I got the chain & sprockets on. I can't really tell if the rivet is sufficiently riveted or not.

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Srsly, I may just order a clip link at this point. Even if it costs $20 after shipping.
A top view would be better, but by the looks of the two inner marks on the pins, it appears you put enough pressure on it. As mentioned above you just need to flare it about 0.010 -0.015".
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