Originally Posted by j1mw3b
...A friend has a Gamma dropweight tabletop and says I can just leave it clamped with the flying clamps for hours or even days. I hope so...
Another thing I notice is that the clamp part of the drop-arm tends to kink slightly because it has a sharp turn...
You can leave it clamped for years but I wouldn't. And before you tell me your friend has done it hundreds of times and never had a problem - I don't care it is just bad practice.
Not sure what you mean in the second paragraph.