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Chain Whips(7 posts)

Chain WhipsCSIGuy
May 16, 2001 12:51 PM
Anyone know if a Park chainwhip will work on a Campy 10 speed casette.
According to Brandford's website you must use the Campy 10 speed Chainwhip which is WAY expensive.
Is that true or will the Park get the job done?
Whips & Chainsgrz mnky
May 16, 2001 1:32 PM
Pro'ly related to the chain width being too large. You can make you own chain whip if you have part of an old 10 speed chain. you need to get a pice of bar stock that is thin enough for the chain, grind something down, or use a bit of the wider chain for the attatchment. A Small bolt works fine - you don't need to use expensive chain pins - besides they tend to come apart with any significant out of axis loading.

You gotta love Campy pricing - it's my biggest complaint, but some will argue you get what you pay for. To each his own.
Right you areMel Erickson
May 16, 2001 2:22 PM
You don't always need a Ferrari when a Fiat will do.
Just used the Park on Chorus cassetteAFred
May 16, 2001 8:22 PM
It works fine. I swapped a 12-25 from my Open Pros to my Ksyriums.
Mr Cheap saysmuncher
May 17, 2001 2:25 AM
I use one of those things for getting stuck oil filters off of cars - cost next to nothing, and works fine on any block.
Park Tool Chain WhipsCalvin Jones-Park Tool
May 17, 2001 7:15 AM
The Park Tool SR-1 and SR-2 chain whips are tested on the 10 speeds cassettes from Campy, and they work well. You would not use the chain for riding, but it works for removal.

Calvin Jones
Park Tool
Alternately, you can get...boy nigel
May 17, 2001 7:45 AM
one of the new Pedro's Cog Wrenches. They work on any cassette with 11- or 12-tooth small sprockets. About $25.

Eliminates the chain whip and its slippage, they claim. I've already ordered one (I don't already have a chain whip, however).

Happy wrenching,