Old 08-07-06, 05:58 AM
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Yep, the chain used in quality bike chain locks are made from a special hardened alloy, designed for it's cut resistance.

I heard nautical supply depots may have a suitable chain, but it will cost you in the end as much as one of the chain locks out there. I know Avenir used to make a killer chain lock for $25-30. I still have mine, tough as nails, but heavy too. They used a lock on it that was very similar to Abus's captive shackle padlock.
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