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Old 09-30-2012, 04:02 PM   #20
sstchur
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Don't know if the Gamma clamp has changed since when DD used it, but I have 2 Gamma clamps and an Eagnas clamp. The Eagnas clamp is extremely tight, almost too tight for my taste. I used to prefer it over the Gamma b/c it was obviously stronger.

But as I used them more and more I now prefer the Gamma. It's not hard to open which makes it much faster and enjoyable to use for me. It has also never slipped and I use it to start my mains and my crosses all the time (as well as to tighten knots).

I've had no issues with it collecting residue. I clean it regularly and it works very very well.

The only thing that Gamma could do better is make that diamond coating infused into the clamp instead of on a thin piece of metal that is then glued to the clamp.

Other than that though, it's a very good clamp and it works very very well.
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