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PostPosted: Sat Feb 08, 2014 3:20 am 
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Anyone using this chain have a real weight for a cut chain, probably around 106 links? YBN claims that it's 210g, but I wanted to see if more than that or not. I'm considering the chain, but not if the weight difference from a KMC X10SL is a decent amount.


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PostPosted: Sat Feb 08, 2014 7:27 am 
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Mine was 106 links at 214g with the yaban quick release link, which may add some grams


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PostPosted: Sat Feb 08, 2014 7:49 am 
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Thanks. So thats around 15g less than the KMC chain. Doesn't seem like it's worth the extra cost.


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PostPosted: Sat Feb 08, 2014 8:49 am 
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drainyoo wrote:
Thanks. So thats around 15g less than the KMC chain. Doesn't seem like it's worth the extra cost.


I guess the difference is has ti nitride roller and that it self lubricates, supposed to have an extra 2-3 time more durability, but I can't confirm that.

My reasoning for using it was for my weight weenie build, where the Yaban Ti was the lightest option.


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Yeah, that's the same reason in thinking about it for my build. But it's not much lighter than the KMC but it's three times the price. I thought there was a bigger difference in weight.


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