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Originally Posted by ThermionicScott View Post
However bad you think WD-40 is for a steel chain, water is worse.
That's why you need to dry and lube your chain. A properly cleaned and lubed chain is going to last a lot longer than the metal on metal that WD-40 is going to leave you. It's a solvent and not a sufficient lubricant for a chain or bearings. While they advertise it as a lubricant, that's for the likes of the hinges of tools, doors, etc. That being said, WD-40 does make a chain lube, but it's very different from the big blue can everyone thinks of.
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