Originally Posted by Hannah19
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.