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Old 02-12-2013, 08:13 AM   #175
Sanglier
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Originally Posted by Hannah19 View Post
What does worry me is "What keeps the strips from sliding down over the main strings?"
Is there a bridge in between the "grommet" strips?
Not visible in the pictures, maybe the tension holds them in place.
Lest my eyes are deceiving me, I suspect they are glued in place, Hans. See the small patches of sheen just ahead of the two grommets:




The strips on opposing sides of the string bed are very neatly aligned, but I don't think there is necessarily a physical "bridge" between them (again, perhaps as a means to work around the Fischer patent?). Note the small misalignment between the strips on the second from bottom cross:




The only way to really clear this up is for the winning bidder to come here and do a show-and-tell for our collective enjoyment.
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