It has oncave edges on the inner and outer edges. This allows them to open as well as close stubborn master links — press the arms together to pry open links and pull the arms away to close links.
It is a handy set plier which fits two master links for easy fixing. The magnetized bodywork keeps the components safely together.
The pliers built into the MLCP are excellent. They have an intricate pattern of machined bevels and tapered ends that fit between the links of 9, 10, 11, and 12-speed chains. I tested it on the smallest case scenario, an Eagle chain. It clicked the link right open.
A tubeless valve core is only as good as the locknut that holds the valve in place. The Pack Pliers maintain a firm grip on a valve locknut, to tighten or loosen.
Besides being shiny, aluminum and anodized black, the business end is machined on both the inner and outer sides so the pliers can reassemble the master link. One side of the pliers has a magnetic holder for two master links (just in case one of your bikes is an 11 speed and the other is 12, I guess), and the other has a Y-shaped slot which fits every removable Presta valve known to man.
Designed to be the most compact master link pliers possible while still retaining their functionality. This means that they’re not only easy to use, but also are compatible with 10, 11, and 12 speed chains – including the funky shape of SRAM Eagle master links.
CNC machined of aluminium in the USA, these function as chain master link pliers, a valve core tool, valve nut pliers, and a tyre lever, while also including storage for two magnetically captured quick links, all in a 8mm-thick tool that weighs just 39g. Absolutely work as advertised, removing any common 10, 11 or 12-speed master link on the market. Likewise, the magnetic storage within the tool is effective and ensures you’re never left with half a master link when you need it most.
Removal and installation of a master links with this tool is a piece of cake, nicely designed jaw area and long enough handles to get the required force without being excessively bulky. The handles feel nice and ergonomics are fine.
Versatile-not only does it connect/disconnect master links, it also can tighten/loosen a valve nut or remove your long nose hairs. It has a three-way valve core remover.
These nifty pliers allow you to easily install a new master link, carry extra links and even use the other end as a tire lever. Having broken a few master links over the years, I wish I had this tool in my kit at the time!
Pick up where most compact multi-tools leave off, completing your repair arsenal with a pair of master link pliers, storage for two spare link pairs, a valve core remover/installer, pliers to hold valve locknuts, and a tire lever. And because they’re awesome, we use a pair of permanent rare earth magnets to keep everything tidy.
Innovative new compact master link plier – and tucked in a few extras while they were at it. And just to add to the awesomeness, Wolf Tooth uses a pair of permanent rare earth magnets to keep everything tidy.