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    Best 1/8 chain tool?

    The closest I found is a Park CT-7, but it says it's "specifically designed to work on the wide and tall 3/16 BMX/freestyle chains", but it will work for 1/8. What's the best option for 1/8?
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    Greg

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    for less than half of the price of that one, the CT-5 never failed on me whether heavy 1/8" chains or 3/32".
    everything sucks but my vacuum cleaner.

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    Really a review on amazon for the CT-5 said they couldn't do a 1/8, and another says it worked. Is there a trick to it?

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    its a chain tool, it pushes pin in and out. i'm not sure what they are doing wrong but that's my tool and i've used it on pretty much on all kinds of chain, even the finger breaking half-link chains.
    everything sucks but my vacuum cleaner.

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    ok makes since.

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    I've used my CT-5 on my 1/8 chain several times. Works like a charm.

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    'ok makes since'

    Since what?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cygnus View Post
    'ok makes since'

    Since what?
    sense

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    CT-7 Best tool for 1/8th chains ever....never failed me, and super easy to use.

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    there are some thicker 1/8" chains that the ct-5 can't do.

    can't remember the model but the kmc i have on my fixed gear is one; so i bought a ct-8 and it works great.

    but apparently the new park 3.2 is a true all for one chain tool
    Park Tool Co. ยป CT-3.2 : Chain Tool : Chain

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