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    do master links wear out?

    I have been using a wipperman connex link on several dura-ace chains for a total @ 4000 miles
    never had any issues, do they wear out?
    Insanity takes its toll: please have correct change

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    Yup. It may not be an issue currently because it is just one link, but eventually it will cause a skip or just snap.

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    Quote Originally Posted by electrik View Post
    Yup. It may not be an issue currently because it is just one link, but eventually it will cause a skip or just snap.
    No less than any other link in the chain. Sram masterlinks are made of more durable material than the chain themselves, so they will wear SLOWER.
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    I used a Conex link in the same Wippermann chain for 6200 miles and it was still working fine when the entire chain was replaced.

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