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Old 06-11-05, 05:41 PM
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A quick question: Is it adequate to lube your chain with JUST a water displacing lube? Most guides will state "apply water displacer, dry then apply a heavier dry chain specific lube".

The reason I ask is my chain seems pretty well lubed after just applying the water displacing stuff. If I run my finger over the links I get a distinct black smudge. It seems like over kill to me to apply a heavier oil on top of this, especially when I clean and lube once a week.
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Search the forum for "chain lube." It's discussed around here all the time. You'll find all you need and more....

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