Thread: Clamp Pops Off!
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Old 02-14-2013, 08:16 AM   #8
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Originally Posted by Topspin101 View Post
Is there a correct way to determine proper tension of clamps or is it trial and error? My problem stemmed from stringing the previous racket with 15G and not re-adjusting clamps to accommodate the thinner 18G string...
i "feel" for slippage at the start of each job......usually.
once confident my clamps are adjusted properly, i ignore it.

as Irvin stated, you'll get used to the clamp pressure to a certain extent and
thus feel confident about it. when in doubt you can use a sharpie and make a small mark on string at clamp and check for movement that way (mark will move relative to clamp....you could als0 use a piece of tape).
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