Thread: Base Clamps
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Old 02-11-2013, 08:29 PM   #22
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Originally Posted by tbuggle View Post
lastly!!!!! the more you keep that base clamp in line with the direction of pull, the less it will want to pivot under tension (after tension is released from lockout). simple physics.
tbuggle, I just want to make sure of what you mean since I have read that my Hawk 80's base clamps will more than likely be moving, too. Since the base clamps for both of our machines have a skinny isosceles triangle-like shape, do you mean we need to lock the base clamps so that the vertex angle and the base (of our skinny isosceles triangle-like base clamps) are lined up in the same direction (as much as possible) as which the string is being pulled in order to prevent movement (as much as possible)?
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