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Park Tool MLP-1.2 Master Link Pliers
Park Tool MLP-1.2 Master Link Pliers
Park Tool MLP-1.2 Master Link Pliers
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Park Tool MLP-1.2 Master Link Pliers
Park Tool MLP-1.2 Master Link Pliers
Park Tool MLP-1.2 Master Link Pliers
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Park Tool MLP-1.2 Master Link Pliers

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Quick and easy master link removal.

Many derailleur chains use a master link that allows the chain to be installed and removed by hand. While this type of master link doesn't require a traditional chain tool, over time, dirt and corrosion can make it difficult to separate by hand.

MLP-1.2 Master Link Pliers make removal and replacement of these master links quick and effortless. Simply insert the specially sized jaws into the master link. Then squeeze the handles top open or pull the handles to close the link. Compatible with all 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12-speed derailleur chains that use a master link.

B-Stock - This product has one or more B-Stock units available. These units can be purchased at a discount (see option select). B-Stock units were returned from other customers and may have missing or damaged packaging materials. These units are otherwise as new. The full manufacturer warranty applies. Click Here for more information.

The product weight specified is an approximate weight based on the manufacturer's specifications (if available) or our measurement of one or two examples. For most products, the weight will typically vary by 5% to 10%.

Weight: 150 grams

Mfg PartNum: MLP-1.2 

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Reviewed 8/1/2022
by Don H.
Cycling Enthusiast
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Very convenient to use.

I have started using master links on all of my bikes. It is just so convenient to remove and install the chain for maintaining a clean drive system, especially when traveling. The Park Tool MLP-1.2 makes getting the master link, and therefore the entire chain, on and off so easy, and it is very light weight to travel with. I keep one in my garage kit and another one in my travel kit.

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Reviewed 6/20/2022
by Cesar4
Maspeth
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Simple to use

I thought it be really hard to remove a bike chain and install a new one. I got this thing after watching some videos on how to replace the chain on any bike and how to click it in bike together. Pretty simple and easy to use.

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Reviewed 6/3/2022
by CycleRef
Cycling Enthusiast
Oregon
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So much a no-brainer!

As others have said, I probably wasted way more than $20 worth of time and stress trying to deal with chains without the proper tool. Just get a good tool for this and spend your time worrying about more meaningful issues like how to cut and extra 10-20 grams of weight on your bike... :)

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Reviewed 1/14/2022
by J. Sully
Cycling Enthusiast
Minneapolis, MN
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Great tool. And the always amazing Bike Tires Direct quick delivery!

I've resisted ordering this to work on my chains and tried all the tricks to use improvised "tools" to remove chains.

I'm kicking myself for not getting this tool years ago. It's worth every penny and my life is better for having it.

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Reviewed 3/5/2020
by Powermatic
Cycling Enthusiast
Santa Rosa, CA
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1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.
Almost Effortless?

Removing the link is almost effortless. But installing a link requires some serious force. If I were in charge of the design, I'd make the handles a couple inches longer to increase your leverage.

The value is pretty good. Some Park tools are incredibly overpriced but these hit the mark. There are some slightly less expensive pliers available. But I went with Park because I can trust the quality and, well, it matches my other Park stuff.

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Reviewed 3/6/2022
by John
Competitive Racer
Viera Florida
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Works as advertised, great Park quality

This is tool is a must for removing Master links. There are other ways and this tool makes it much easier.

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Reviewed 1/31/2022
by Scott F
Nj
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Good tool

Park tools are always good. This is no exception.

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Reviewed 10/22/2021
by Anonymous
Cycling Enthusiast
Redding ca
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VERY easy to use

VERY easy to use!

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Reviewed 8/21/2020
by Steven
Cycling Enthusiast
Raymond,MN
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Park Tool to the rescue again!

I've started using Kimpex or Shimano master links on all my chains. These pliers are the safest & easiest way to install or remove a master link. Small enough for my seat bag if I need to take it with me.

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Reviewed 4/20/2017
Cycling Enthusiast
Cleveland ,OH area
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1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.
I love that tool.

I always clean my chains off the bike. Pull the dirty one off, put it in the soup for a few days, and put a clean spare on. I had been using a vicegrips to open the master link. The 11 speed chains are way hard to open by hand. The tool takes the fuss out of opening the master link, and doesn't offer the threat of damage .That vicegrips approach seemed prone to damaging things.

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Reviewed 4/3/2017
by Birdfish
Daily Commuter
SF east bay
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2 of 3 customers found this review helpful.
If you are using or switching over to master link chains you need this

I finally woke up to the fact that master link chains have evolved since I was a kid, and are competitive with rivet chains in quality and are much quicker to install, and can be removed and cleaned making them long lasting. It took me a little longer to wake up to the fact that this specialized tool makes the process much, much easier. Don't be like me, if you are using master link chains make your life easier and buy this tool.

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Reviewed 4/5/2017
by Bob
Cycling Enthusiast
Cordova TN
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1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.
Easy to use.

With very little effort I was able to separate the master link with the Park Tool MLP-1.2 Master Link Pliers.

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Reviewed 6/26/2020
by Anonymous
Cycling Enthusiast
San Diego, CA
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Chain removal made easy

Changing my chain was much easier with this tool. I was not able to get the link off without them.

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Reviewed 4/6/2020
by Gunny1951
Eastern NC
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Master Link Removal and Installation

Park makes great tools and this is no exception. For removing and installing master links on the newer 11 and 12 speed chains this tool is the absolute bomb! Couldn't be easier!

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Reviewed 4/6/2020
by Anonymous
Cycling Enthusiast
Palm Desert-Lake Tahoe
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I ordered this but have'nt had the need to use it yet.

i bought this for an easier way to remove and install chains using the quick links

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Reviewed 12/22/2019
by Anonymous
Cycling Enthusiast
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Awesome tool!

This sure beats pliers! Installing my new chain was a cinch.

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Reviewed 5/10/2021
by Anonymous
Cycling Enthusiast
New York City
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Excellent tool, worked as advertised

Have many bikes, from 9 speed chain to 11 speed, works flawlessly.

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Reviewed 5/3/2021
by Gecko Sprock
Cycling Enthusiast
Washougal Hills
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Works Flawlessly

Works Flawlessly - Makes chain management easy

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Reviewed 5/22/2015
by catdr
WA
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1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.
simplifies link removalreplacement

I have removed links by hand, and it is a pain. I bought this, and it makes the job much easier. Wish I had bought it a long time ago.

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Reviewed 4/30/2015
by Anonymous
Cycling Enthusiast
Anchorage Alaska
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Must have for the mechanic

If you have ever fought with a well seated quick link or clean your chain often, you will appreciate these pliers. I deal with glacial silt that accelerates wear on bike components, so I remove the chain frequently. Nice tool with Park quality.

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