View Full Version : Help with tensioning

11-04-2005, 08:52 PM
When I set the tension and pull the drop weight, I then proceed to take the flying clamps off but when I do take the flying clamps off to clamp the side that the tension has been pulled towards, my tension bar drops to its rest position. Is this normal?

11-04-2005, 09:14 PM
Does this happen just once, or every time you pull tension? Sounds like you have some slack in there somewhere. Are you sure your clamps aren't slipping?

11-04-2005, 09:32 PM
every time, and I really don't think that I leave any slack around. I'm supposed to put the clamps on the side where the tension is pulling rihgt?

11-04-2005, 09:53 PM
Yeah. Have you tried tightening the clamps a little? If they are slipping, that could cause the arm to fall when you remove the clamp.