|breaking campy 10sp chain||templecat|
Jul 3, 2002 6:21 AM
|I'm trying to drive out two of the pins outta my campy 10 chain to install a quick link. The pins are so fat that they are larger than the hole that the pin would normally be driven into - thus a no go.
Any creative solutions to this dilemma?
( I tried putting in a spacer but it keeps trying to squirt out)
|removing the permalink pins??||C-40|
Jul 3, 2002 8:22 AM
|The pins on a Campy 10 chain are the same diameter as any other chain, so I assume that you are trying to remove the pins in the permalink, which have very thin heads that are larger in diameter. Most people just use a regular chain tool. If you apply enough pressure the pin heads will break off. The other alternative is to use a small grinding wheel mounted in an electric drill and grind the heads off. I've done both.
The other pins in a campy chain can be removed with any good chain tool.
Don't leave the permalink in, and place the new connector link at a different location, as one person recently suggested. The idea is to get rid of the potential source of failure (the permalink).
|re: breaking campy 10sp chain||Ken|
Jul 8, 2002 1:52 PM
|A permalink can be delinked using a regular chain tool by pushing the pin out from the back side of the link. |