Old 05-04-09, 09:47 AM
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Originally Posted by mihlbach View Post
Repeatedly removing and resinstalling your chain without a master link is not a very smart thing to do. Reinserting a pin with a chain tool can damage the link.
Only true for riveted chains. Traditional pinned chains can be done without a master link.

FWIW, none of my 1/8" chains are riveted; is riveting only done on modern narrow road (3/32") chains?
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