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Re: n00b rider with chain maintenance questions
« Reply #30 on: March 02, 2017, 05:41:22 PM »
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Re: n00b rider with chain maintenance questions
« Reply #31 on: March 02, 2017, 05:53:26 PM »
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Re: n00b rider with chain maintenance questions
« Reply #32 on: March 09, 2017, 10:00:54 PM »
Pro-oiler.  My wife got it for me for Father's day a few years ago.  I run mine a little loose, and haven't touched it since I changed the back tire.  I run gear lube in it.  I'm lazy.   :shrug:
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Re: n00b rider with chain maintenance questions
« Reply #33 on: March 26, 2017, 09:45:08 PM »
The Dupont stuff, I've read and heard conflicting info as in their formula changed and it's not as good as it used to be. 
http://www.webbikeworld.com/t2/dupont-motorcycle-chain-lube-2012/index.htm

Any opinions on that?


This is why I switched to the stuff marketed for garage door chains.  It's like the old motorcycle stuff (dries quickly), so it protects from moisture and humidity but won't collect dust.  The bonus is, it's available at every Home Depot and Lowes (which is where I used to get the old Dupont stuff).

What's the mfg & name of the garage door chain product?
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Re: n00b rider with chain maintenance questions
« Reply #34 on: March 30, 2017, 06:26:02 AM »
The Dupont stuff, I've read and heard conflicting info as in their formula changed and it's not as good as it used to be. 
http://www.webbikeworld.com/t2/dupont-motorcycle-chain-lube-2012/index.htm

Any opinions on that?


This is why I switched to the stuff marketed for garage door chains.  It's like the old motorcycle stuff (dries quickly), so it protects from moisture and humidity but won't collect dust.  The bonus is, it's available at every Home Depot and Lowes (which is where I used to get the old Dupont stuff).

What's the mfg & name of the garage door chain product?


I had a hard time re-finding this thread!  (Beginner's Garage and NOT EOE or Maintenance?)

Anyhoo:  This is what I've been using:
http://www.amazon.com/Blaster-Chemical-Company-Garage-Lubricants/dp/B0002JM8G8/ref=pd_sim_263_2?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=BR4T95SZCQWQYPKC0YET

By PB Blaster.  They also make a generic dry lube too.  I didn't see it at the Home Depot though.

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Re: n00b rider with chain maintenance questions
« Reply #35 on: June 20, 2017, 02:19:58 PM »
over the years I  have tried everything from manufacturer recommended 80/90 gear oil to the latest and greatest (no-fling/ wax/teflon/etc.) chain lube. I haven't notice any difference in chain life?

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