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      06-22-2013, 11:18 PM   #66
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Originally Posted by reppin513 View Post
Ok so I got some slack out, stripping both the male and female t-60 bolts/slots on the new tensioner. How do you pull the pin when you cant take some load off the spring? its too tight to get any real pull on it from a vertical angle. How have you solved this dilemma?
It does take some leverage to un-tension the tensioner. I used a breaker bar. If your racket handle is shorter, perhaps you can lengthen by putting a piece of pipe over it, or cable tie a rod to it..