Originally Posted by Lakers4Life
...I respecfully disagree. Normally on a glide bar machine, the crosses are strung with one glide bar, but if you are doing a 50/50. You can used both glide bars, without using a starting clamp.* Though like COPEY said, it's moot since the NEOS and the like have a good brake system.
*-Any good stringer should have a starting clamp.
You're right I was thinking 50/50 not 2 piece 50/50, but I'd still use a starting clamp to start the crosses just like I do mains.