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    Best econmical chain tool

    I've searched the threads and no one seems to have asked this one, what is the best economical chain tool? I would like more than "park tools" as answer, I am looking for specifics.
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    Park Tools CT-3. It's economical because it will last for decades and the slightly higher initial cost will be more than made up by not having to replace it.

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    walmart has one that is cheap if you have a store close and it works great
    I think it was $4 or $5

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    sorry dude no walmart, period. park ct-3 looks right.
    Hills? What hills? I haven't noticed any...

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    http://www.rei.com/outlet/product/758559 $2 but you better order before they run out. free shipping to local store for pickup

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    piny

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    bros chain splitter is actuallly pretty darn tuff--- and it was affordable--- but you should invest in Park tools -- theres a lot o chains( expensive chains) that require exact fit and pin placement!

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    I actually use the chain break tool on my CrankBrothers Mulit-17. The best part is I get all these other tools with it.
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    The CT-5 ain't too bad either for home or part-timer shop use.
    http://www.rei.com/product/544208
    http://www.parktool.com/products/det...at=5&item=CT-5

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pepper Grinder View Post
    http://www.rei.com/outlet/product/758559 $2 but you better order before they run out. free shipping to local store for pickup
    this looks like a POS, it's plastic.
    Hills? What hills? I haven't noticed any...

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