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Old 08-20-07, 08:30 PM   #1
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Chain Bracelet

sounds girly, yes. cool looking, yes

i thought it would be cool to make a bracelet that is made of a chain, preferable a really small one (not for biking). i was wondering if anyone knows where to get really small chains or an actual chain bracelet.

i think my cousin had one of these, not 100% sure, but if he did, i know he had it put on so it doesnt come off without a chain break. but one thing, what about rust?

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I actually made mine out of a real chain with a few normal links and two SRAM powerlinks...it allowed me to have extra chain when I ride if I break mine.
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Old 08-20-07, 08:35 PM   #3
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but did u wear it when u werent riding, u know, as just a chain bracelet? i just think it would show how much i love biking
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Wore it all the time...even with my suit to a funeral.
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power links .. you wuss .. just use a chain tool to put it on
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sweet, i am fixing someones bike and i needs a new chain, how many links do u usually need to take off? just an estimate. id like to try and find a smaller chain locally tho, since it wouldnt hurt as much, and should you wear it on your writing hand or not?
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Smaller chain...writing hand...? Just use what's leftover from your next couple chain replacements and it will be a good mix of form and function.
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sounds good, and use a chain tool to put it on and take it off? if i do find a smaller chain ill change to it, and try and figure out a clever locking system
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This is why I used the powerlinks.

Try this:

http://www.coloradocyclist.com/commo...=27859&S=27859
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ive done it before, with an old chain, but the power link i got back from the bike shop was different than the one it went in with so when i put it on, one side of the wuick link was 8 speed the other 9 speed. it took a couple days of destroying my fingers to get it off. it looked cool but my dad decided it was to goth. it also began tpo irritate my skin, even after i made sure there was no lube left on it.
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nice, lube is not good. did u find any rust problems with it? and for a smaller chain, are there any stores that would sell them?
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This is why I used the powerlinks.

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http://www.coloradocyclist.com/commo...=27859&S=27859
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i know, i saw it, but i think it would be cheaper and more fun to make my own.

also, thanks for all the help, youve commented on all my recent threads, thanks!
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power links .. you wuss .. just use a chain tool to put it on
No s*** and don't catch it on anything along the trail or it will rip your arm completely off
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thats why i plan to take it off while riding, especiallly on trails, though if i fell on it it would leave a rather unique scar
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