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    Hollow-Pin strength vs Solid?

    I'm a 245 pounder, and have a hollow-pin KMC laying around that I'm considering using.
    Thoughts regarding the strength and longevity of a hollow-pin vs solid, for the bigger guys?

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    Quote Originally Posted by dragoon View Post
    I'm a 245 pounder, and have a hollow-pin KMC laying around that I'm considering using.
    Thoughts regarding the strength and longevity of a hollow-pin vs solid, for the bigger guys?
    Pin pull strength is the same, it would be the plates with the cut-outs that I'd be worried about twisting if you happen to force a shift under power.

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    Hollow pin strength is a little less in this chainbreak test by Wipperman


    the starred * results are hollow pin chains.

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