Originally Posted by tennis_ocd
Moving the anchor main to previously clamped main into staggered position is the way I do it. Depending on the string, it may stretch too much to pull tension over two main lengths. (Crank machine.)
It does not matter what machine you use, CP, DW or Crank. It's still a wasted movement. The point is you now have two clamps hold both sides of the first main away from the center. This is something one would expect with floating clamps, but with fixed clamps, it's not the same.