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Old 11-09-2012, 11:42 AM   #47
Irvin
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As a matter of fact this is what i said|

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There are diablos and diabolos.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diabolo

If the tension on both sides of the diablo / diabolo weren't the same the string would spin around the 'device.'
Meaning that if I want 60 lbs of tension being pulled on the string I will have to have 60 lbs of force applied to the gripper assuming i am not using some leverage.
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