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Park Tool
MLP-1.2 Master Link Pliers

Mfg PartNum:MLP-1.2
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Makes chain removal a snap. While most master links are designed to be removed by hand, over time corrosion and dirt can make this process more difficult. The MLP-1.2's specially sized jaws take the headache out of chain removal. Padded handles keep it comfortable for home or shop use.

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Right tool for the job!
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by Scott
Cycling Enthusiast
Laconia, NH

If you have a masterlink in your chain, then you need these. So much easier than grabbing the chain with your hands and trying to wiggle the link to release. Keep your hands clean and your chain from getting torqued.

Reviewed 7/24/2017
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These make the removal and installation of chains with quick links a breeze !!
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by avbiker
Daily Commuter
seattle

Simple to use ! great for when you need to thoroughly clean a chain !

Reviewed 6/30/2017
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Master Link pliers
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by Anonymous

Great product! Super easy to use. A real time saver.

Reviewed 1/19/2017
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Good Pliers
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by Dpgoodman
Vancouver

Solidly built pliers that are required for taking a master link apart.

Reviewed 6/18/2018
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A wonderful tool at a wonderful price.
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by Dale
Cycling Enthusiast
Charleston, WV

I love it as it takes out the master link with ease.

Reviewed 9/28/2017
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Must-have tool
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by MTB & Road Biker
Competitive Racer
So. Cal.

If you have a chain with a removable master link, this tool will make your life much easier!

Reviewed 10/10/2013
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Essential
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by Pete
northern california

I dont know how you get by without this tool.

Reviewed 5/31/2019
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Great tool
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by SA_biker
Cycling Enthusiast
San Antonio,TX

Easy to use, helped change the chain in 5 minutes! It's worth having this beauty!

Reviewed 4/22/2019
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Simple and functional
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by Anonymous
Cycling Enthusiast
Connecticut
1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.

Just the right tool for the job.

Reviewed 3/20/2019
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Master remover
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by Anonymous
Il

I have removed shimano, kmc, and sram master links easily. I finally broke down and got a pair after getting tired of pulling on strings to release links. These pliers are too big to fit in a flat pack but nice to have at the workstand.

Reviewed 3/21/2019
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I love that tool.
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Cycling Enthusiast
Cleveland ,OH area
1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.

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.

Reviewed 4/20/2017
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Easy to use.
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by Bob
Cycling Enthusiast
Cordova TN
1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.

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

Reviewed 4/5/2017
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If you are using or switching over to master link chains you need this
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by Birdfish
Daily Commuter
SF east bay
1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.

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.

Reviewed 4/3/2017
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This tool works exactly as you would expect from Park Tool
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by Anonymous
Cycling Enthusiast
Jane Lew WV

Simple quick and easy to use. Worth the $$.

Reviewed 4/19/2018
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simplifies link removalreplacement
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by catdr
WA
1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.

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.

Reviewed 5/22/2015
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Must have for the mechanic
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by Anonymous
Cycling Enthusiast
Anchorage Alaska

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.

Reviewed 4/30/2015
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Very Handy for Removing Re-usable Chain Master Links
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by B''Ham Biker
Cycling Enthusiast
Bellingham, WA

This one tool makes assembling and taking apart re-usable chain master links a snap! Just the ticket and no more struggles to find the right pair of pliers, screw driver, etc.

A quality tool, just like all Park Tools!

Reviewed 2/12/2015
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makes life easier
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by Al_NYC
Cycling Enthusiast
NYC
2 of 2 customers found this review helpful.

I've been using quick connect links since they first came out. I clean my chains on a regular basis and these links make the job easier. I've always struggled a bit to get the links off. I tried using my bare hands; works only if the chain is really, really clean. I've tried needle nose pliers; I've had them slip and pinch my hands leaving blood blisters. Then this tool came along. I've only used it once, but it was so easy to use that I have to wonder why I didn't buy it sooner. If you clean your chain often and have a quick connect link, get this tool to make the job easier.

Reviewed 1/22/2015
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Everyone should have one!
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by Anonymous
1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.

No more messing around with needle nose pliers. If you use chains with a master link,

should have one of these in your toolbox.

Reviewed 1/12/2015
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Well Made. Do the job well
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by Ironmikey72
Cycling Enthusiast
Northern Michigan

Like all Park Tools, these Pliers make installing or removing the master link easy. Very well designed. I have had many Park Tools and they all wear well. You can expect a lifetime of service.

Reviewed 11/7/2014
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