Originally Posted by Irvin
I can't see that either. The string goes through a grommet over and under x strings or under and over the same number and out the grommet on the other side. Same distance no matter where the tensioner is. The only change I can see is if the number of mains strings changes. If say you were doing an ATW and coming back to weave in the outside mains and the cross string get deflected after you have already tensioned them the tension could go up.
This one has me scratching my head and wondering how it happens.
I think I'd need a picture to explain my thought process and since I'm not 100% inclined to believe in my theory, I'll let it go without one.