Originally Posted by Irvin
If you take a Babolat machine and run the string straight through the gripper and not around the diablo it will not make a difference.
It's plain physics, sir. The friction of the string around the diabolo alone will take pressure off the gripper. Distribution of forces of the string wrapped around the diabolo will take pressure off the gripper.
Arguing that it won't is like arguing that the earth is flat....