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I need a chain press tool and i dont know what to get. I have found a few on www.denniskirk.com.(I like to order from these guys since it only takes one day to get to my house.) The chain i got is RK RX-Ring Chain. I have never had an o ring chain so i decided to try one. It would be nice to have a cheaper tool than a expensive one since it might not be used very much. Also I just got a leat brace and it dosent work very good with my old chest protector. Any new recomendations would be nice.

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Never used a chain breaker,never needed too.Have always just ground off the ends of the pins then center punched them out.

Unless you need one for the trail?I'd say don't bother.

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I have the same question about the presses. Getting the old chain off is no prob with a grinder. I would think the conern is making sure the new one is pressed correctly. I saw one in DK for $14...kinda like a small trail compact one. Any good?

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use two nuts large enough for the pins to pass into on the front side of the chain (one over each pin) and a clamp, once you've pressed it, back it off and it'll stay there until you slide the locking clip in place.

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Even though the clip is on. Do the pins still need to be flattend.

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Tusk makes a decent chain breaker tool - you can pick it up at RockyMountainatv.com for about 14$ or so, I've used mine for a few years now and haven't had any problems, though I have only had to use it a few times all while installing new chains.

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