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Old 05-08-2012, 06:14 AM   #31
KerryR
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Originally Posted by Wuppy View Post
The fact that cranks aren't constant tension ruins them for me. Yes you can pull a few times and get some of the stretch out, but once you do all that then they're no better than a drop weight IMHO.
It's not that cranks are better, it's just that they're usually faster than drop-weights, usually cheaper than electronic, often better than CHEAP electronics , and still perfectly capable machines; as long as the person doing the stringing arrives consistently at the string bed stiffness the player likes/wants/needs the machine is largely irrelevant.
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