The Shimano Quick Link SM-CN900-11 is the Shimano alternative for the KMC MissingLink, SRAM PowerLock and their previous solution the Shimano Chain Connecting Pin. In this article I will briefly look at the design and search for differences (if applicable).
BBB LinkFix BTL-77 pliers are the ideal tool to open and close KMC Missing Link on your Shimano, KMC or SRAM chain. The plier design offers a dual function for both opening and closing a KMC Missing Link. Competitive products offer only a single function and are more expensive options.
In this article I will briefly look at the design and sharing my practical experiences when working with a gold KMC X11 EL chain (the version with a KMC titanium-nitride finish).