Recommend me a chain tool - Splitter and Riveter

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Recommend me a chain tool - Splitter and Riveter

Post by JimboF650 » Sun Jul 22, 2012 8:24 pm

As the subject header (don't want to spend silly money, but of reasonable quality.
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Re: Recommend me a chain tool - Splitter and Riveter

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Re: Recommend me a chain tool - Splitter and Riveter

Post by pinball1008 » Sun Jul 22, 2012 8:34 pm

M&P do a splitter and riveter for about £45. Seems good value, but like you, some advice from someone who has one would be really helpful.
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Re: Recommend me a chain tool - Splitter and Riveter

Post by mr injector » Sun Jul 22, 2012 8:40 pm

i use a Sealey , it does the job. what ever the type you might buy try to get a heavy duty one if you can.

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Re: Recommend me a chain tool - Splitter and Riveter

Post by picos mestizo » Mon Jul 23, 2012 3:51 am

Unless I'm missing something, this one seems to be a splitter only & not a Riveter.
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Re: Recommend me a chain tool - Splitter and Riveter

Post by Willy_Eckerslike » Mon Jul 23, 2012 9:28 am

A dremel, £20 but if you've not got one you'll wonder how you lived without out, and a ball peen hammer, £5 if you don't already own one.
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Re: Recommend me a chain tool - Splitter and Riveter

Post by Beam me up » Mon Jul 23, 2012 3:15 pm

In the comfort of your workshop a grinder and a hammer is the way to go. I have some small chain breakers for doing single row camchains in situ but always use a grinder for drive chains.

On the road is a different matter and I've often wondered whether the little featherweight motion pro jobbie is man enough - this one http://www.adventure-spec.com/default/t ... ml?cat=104
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Re: Recommend me a chain tool - Splitter and Riveter

Post by MHsnowy » Wed Aug 22, 2012 1:06 pm

As above the motion pro tool is a splitter only and won't rivet.

I have found the DRC chain tool to be good enough and with dismantle to fit in a tool kit.

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Re: Recommend me a chain tool - Splitter and Riveter

Post by Loggy » Sun Sep 02, 2012 2:14 pm

I've just bought this from these guys: http://www.bitzforbikes.co.uk/Chain_Cut ... 24-23.html

Not got it yet so can't vouch for quality, but it seemed ok in a video I watched on You Tube and its the same sort of tool DID sell.
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Re: Recommend me a chain tool - Splitter and Riveter

Post by austin vince » Sun Sep 02, 2012 3:20 pm

I totally rate the motion pro tool. I won't leave home without it.

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