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Didn't see this specifically in search so thought I'd post and see if anyone else has any experience with it.

Wandering around Lowes tonight I noticed a new (at least to me) Dupont MultiLube - yellow can on right and specifically says for O-Ring chains.
I use the regular stuff normally and even though this was about $2 more, picked up a can to try .

Interested if anyone else has tried.

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I have both and can not tell any difference. I am using the Multi-Lube currently because I have 2 cans of it I got when I ran out of the chain one. I feel that the 2 products are:

A) Nearly identicle but labeled for unique buyers
B) Completely Identicle and labeled for unique buyers
 

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Greywolf,

What is odd is that I ordered 3 cans of the chain specific lube and it was not thick. Yes I shook the can. It and the regular Dupont Teflon stuff appears VERY similar to me. I wonder if the thick product from the erra of this artical has been reformulated and what I may have gotten was a newer and much thinner formula?
 

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I haven't seen the chain saver stuff myself. You aren't the first to say it didn't appear thick.
 

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I haven't seen the chain saver stuff myself. You aren't the first to say it didn't appear thick.
Seems as thick as the blue can to me, too thick, and I don't care for either one because of it. Heresy, I know. There's no shortage of chain lube products out there. :yesnod:
 

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The stuff in the blue can is like water in warm temperatures until the carrier evaporates. It only gets thick on me in the winter. I keep it indoors in cold weather and apply it after a ride when the chain is warm.
 

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The stuff in the blue can is like water in warm temperatures until the carrier evaporates. It only gets thick on me in the winter. I keep it indoors in cold weather and apply it after a ride when the chain is warm.
Yeah, "thick" is definitely not how I would describe the Multi-Use lube in the blue can. Maybe a bit thicker than WD-40, but that's not saying much.
 

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Yeah, "thick" is definitely not how I would describe the Multi-Use lube in the blue can. Maybe a bit thicker than WD-40, but that's not saying much.
+1 "thick" has never crossed my mind.
 

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Thick prolly isn't the right word, it comes out fluid enough, but gets stiff when the carrier evaporates. That's what I don't like.
That's what is great about it. It stays in place, doesn't attract dirt and doesn't wash off in the rain. It is dry-wax after all.
 

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That's what is great about it. It stays in place, doesn't attract dirt and doesn't wash off in the rain. It is dry-wax after all.
It also doesn't keep the chain as flexible as the other lubes I've tried. It6's okay, I just like other products better.
 

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What is it about this stuff that makes it such a great chain lube anyway, the wax?
I've tried it and agree with tmcgee.
 

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I am sold on it as I have only got 29400 miles out of my stock chain and sprockets with it. I will change them out this winter with over 30000. It has worked better for me then any of the moto specific lube at half the cost and is not near as dirty or maintenance intense as oil.
 

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If I can read the contents lines at the bottoms of the cans correctly in the fuzzy photo, it's interesting that the yellow can is taller, but both appear to contain 11 oz. of product. Looks like the marketing dept. got hold of the stuff before it was released.

That said, I've only seen the regular stuff in my neighborhood. I've been using it for 23K miles, and the chain is still good. I won't argue with success!
 

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I haven't seen the chain saver stuff myself. You aren't the first to say it didn't appear thick.
GW, I have been using it for a while now (new stuff) and I would have to say the consistency is about the same as the old stuff in the blue can...

I have been using the Dupont chain wax for a few years now and I wiuld have to say it's the best chain lube I have ever used hands down... Anti wear, rust inhibitors, doesn't fling crap all over me and the bike and it is much cheaper than bike specific chain lubes...

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I don't understand what that means.
Oil vs. wax is the best way to describe what I mean. Links start to kink a lot sooner with the waxy stuff, and there are other waxy lubes besides Dupont that do the same thing. The oily stuff doesn't need attention as frequently.

I guess this really is an oil thread, or a kinky link thread, or a "do you oil, or do you wax?" thread. :biggrinjester:
 

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Kinking I understand. That means the sealed in lube has failed. That can be due to the X/O rings failing or the chain running so hot it cooks out the lube. I haven't seen that as a problem with the Dupont stuff. Unlike other chain waxes, it has Teflon/PTFE in the wax that acts like little ball bearings.
 

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I've known women that have had their upper lips "waxed".........and my wife wants me to get my back "waxed". Wait until I tell her that I am going to "have my chain waxed tonight".............:yikes:
 
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