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wax on top of Chain-L ?

Old 03-15-17, 01:09 PM
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wax on top of Chain-L ?

I've been using Chain-L for years and I like it for long life ie low maintenance.
However, it makes the chain a magnet for dust and dirt so the chain is always filthy.

I'm building a bike up for the Missus, who will be riding in a skirt. So was thinking a clean wax based lube eg white lightning or squirt (not pure hot wax). But I'll be caring for the bike so I want Chain-L of course.

Any problem with putting a wax based lube on top of the Chain-L? Would they interact?

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Wipe the chain with OMS after applying and after the first ride. Boom, doesn't get dirty(any more than other lubes)
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I'm pretty sure the drier lube won't isolate the Chain-L from the dirt. You won't make things any better. Besides, those Teflon lubes and hot wax really clog up the RD with gunk.

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Have you tried sending a PM to member FBinNY? He makes the stuff…
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What is OMS?

ChainL is the dirtiest lube I have ever used. It lubricates well and lasts a long time, but it splatters dirty oil all over my wheel and chainstay.
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You need to ask a mod to consolidate this with your duplicate thread in Mechanics. You have received the definitive answer from FB in that thread.
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Here is a link to your other thread. This thread is closed.

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