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    Park Tools chain checker and checking chain wear generally

    Hey, thanks to everyone who's answered - really helpful. Yes, I get that the tool is inherently inaccurate (I kind of realised this already but thanks Alienator for the link to the extremely detailed explanation). I just want something that's very quick and easy to use and should give me an...
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    Park Tools chain checker and checking chain wear generally

    Hi all. Any experts out there on chain wear? I was under the impression that chains should be changed when they'd 'stretched' by 1%. So I was surprised to notice that when I bought a Park Tools chain checker yesterday it measured not 1% of stretch but 0.75% of stretch. I just checked up...