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I think you can drive the detached 'leader' part of the pin out, then drive in a second connector link as normal. The part of the connector pin that stays in the chain has a slightly greater diameter than the regular pins so that it has an interference fit in the link plates. This is why you have to re-break a chain at a different link. The first pin would ...


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I would use your existing 'snapped' connector pin and drive it in with the chain tool to force out the piece that is stuck (as you suggested in post). I would then drive out the connector pin with the chain tool (as if I were breaking the chain). And finally I would start over with a new connector pin. It's definitely worth carrying a few shimano pins and ...


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You can often use the chain tool to drive the half-way inserted pin back out from the chain. I do not think it is advisable to attempt pressing it in again. It is certainly possible, I did re-pressed regular roller pins a couple of times when I or someone else accidentally pressed them out too far so that they fell off. It is not the most enjoyable ...


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