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Ask anyone who has put a chain oiler on and they will tell you that their chain oiler has definitely extended their chain's lifespan.
So I put one on and after the initial stretch of the chain and subsequent adjustment I haven't adjusted the chain since. Oh, I have checked my chain... even cleaned it 3 or 4 times in 9,000 miles! No adjustment needed. Changing the tire now so I will have to finally adjust it now for sure!
Chain:DID Gold
Oiler: Cameleon Plus smart oiler. Truly worry and maintenance free and much less than other name brands out there. $165 or a little lower on the net. I finally filled the tube after 9,000 miles. Still wasn't empty yet. I easily bumped up the oiling amount with a press of my finger last week. My chain shouldn't look oily and it doesn't. I just wanted to see what happens.
Oil used: Cameleon which is truly sticky stringy stuff. Much like when you get a wonderful pizza and take a slice and no matter how far you stretch the piece away from the plate the cheese never separates!

No, I don't have an oil mess on my rim or anywhere else. Webike.com has a review on the oiler.
I use Maxima Chain Wax after I clean. To clean I use Simple Green. Their bottle has a foam or regular spray pattern which I like. Yes, I have a bottle of Kerosene but it just sits on the shelf now.
Video below is interesting...

https://youtu.be/VnPYdcbcAe0

Installation of my oiler below

https://youtu.be/s3D6h3dZQns
https://youtu.be/OduBmeGkUd4
https://youtu.be/FThE5EkYqhE

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i've been reasonably happy with my motobriiz oiler. only minus so far is that the oiling pad needs to be replaced about every 5000 miles...

after having a hard time removing all the glue from the chain slider, i used much less for the new...

i'm considering adapting to the semi-rigid applicator tubes from the other oilers.

while i haven't had it for long enough to comment on chain longevity, i do like that it's much easier to keep the rear end clean!
 

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Def yes on chain oiler- any make works, some less hassle than others in my opinion. Best nowday's I think are electronic timer and pumped, no changing amounts with temperatures, unlike the old vaccum type that had to be set up week by week
 

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I got fantastic mileage out of my OEM sprocket and chain with the Pro-Oiler.

Just remember, even though you don't need to adjust the chain or replace the chain and sprockets as regularly, make sure not to neglect maintenance and end up with the problem I found.
https://www.cbrxx.com/engine-airbox-exhaust-fuel-delivery/35090-countershaft-wear-potential-pro-oiler-maintenance-issue.html

I do check it. Always dinking around on the bike some way and check it when it's on the lift.
That red rust is from the two metals rubbing. It should be lubed with some molybdenum grease and that won't happen.
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Update: I just returned from a 9 day, 4080 mile trip with a day of rain. Put my bike on the lift to clean it and to clean then chain and adjust the chain. Chain wasn't very dirty and needed no adjustment at all. I have about 20,000 miles on this chain. Maybe a bit more. Sprockets and chain have plenty of life left. Ognibene Sprockets and DID Gold chain. I now use AmsOil chain lubed after cleaning the chain. I like the control of the spray pattern and nozzle.
 
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