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Old 11-07-2007, 12:18 PM
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Keep in mind that when wrapping guides you only want to use enough thread tension to hold the guide in place, but still be able to move it by putting pressure against the guide feet with your thumbnail and forefinger nail in order to get the guides aligned after they are wrapped. Guide wraps need a lot less tension than most folks think. Keep in mind that it is the number of thread wraps and the guide wrap finish that provides strength and durability to them.
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