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    Best Chain Tensioners for Wingman

    In all the reviews, they said the thing that stood out is that the wingman needs an easy fix of a chain tensioner on the horizonal droupout. I have been looking around, but I wanted to know if anyone had suggestions on the best chain tensioner for the Wingman?

    Thanks!

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    I'm using the DMR Chain Tugs. I had to modify them with my Dremel to make them work. I would avoid them if I were you.

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    Ok good to know, thanks!

    Anybody else running chain tensioners?

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    Just swapped out the DMR's for a set of Redline tensioners I picked up at my LBS.
    These are the ones you want! I like 'em!
    Amazon.com: Redline Alloy Chain Tensioners 3/8, Pair Black: Sports & Outdoors

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    I had to get two different sets and cobble them together to make one sort of working set. The problem is how thick the frame is for them to fit.

    I am going to try the Redlines.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pearsth View Post
    I had to get two different sets and cobble them together to make one sort of working set. The problem is how thick the frame is for them to fit.

    I am going to try the Redlines.
    The Redline tensioners work, I had those on mine for awhile.

    Also, if you take a look at the drop-out, there's a threaded hole there in the front of the dropout that goes thru it that you can use as a built-in tensioner. I can't recall the thread and pitch (M12 or M8?) but if you go to your local hardware store you can get one with an allen head, and with that and a corresponding nut you can keep the wheel/axle centered that way.

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    Jeremy, great idea on using the existing threaded hole. That would be a the cleanest approach to solving the problem and probably even be easier to adjust. Airborne should publicize this approach or even source the bolts and sell them as an accessory.

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