Anybody have one cord tighter than the other?

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Anybody have one cord tighter than the other?

Postby Asg84 » May 31st, 2015, 3:23 pm

Just received a new skierg 2 model, and the right cord is tighter than the left, making for a slightly harder pull than feeling even on both sides. Anyone else have this problem?
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Re: Anybody have one cord tighter than the other?

Postby kenfairley » June 4th, 2015, 6:26 am

I got my SkiErg (same model) a couple of weeks ago and it seems very balanced. Occasionally I pull one arm down a bit before the other but I'm still working on my technique which is probably more to do with it.
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Re: Anybody have one cord tighter than the other?

Postby Steve W » June 4th, 2015, 7:23 am

Mine is the more recent model & it seems to have the same tension on both sides. C2 should be able to problem-solve this.
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Re: Anybody have one cord tighter than the other?

Postby dr3do » September 18th, 2015, 4:53 am

Asg84 wrote:the right cord is tighter than the left, making for a slightly harder pull than feeling even on both sides. Anyone else have this problem?

As I got my SkiErg after 3rd session I had this impression too, but then figured out that I was pulling asymmetrically.
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Re: Anybody have one cord tighter than the other?

Postby Sully » September 19th, 2015, 3:31 pm

I've got the new model and I dont know if it's in my head since reading this thread, or I've got a muscular imbalance but I can definitely tell a difference between the 2 chords. It's probably just in my head :?: :roll:
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Re: Anybody have one cord tighter than the other?

Postby dr3do » September 20th, 2015, 12:09 pm

Sully wrote:I've got the new model and I dont know if it's in my head since reading this thread, or I've got a muscular imbalance but I can definitely tell a difference between the 2 chords. It's probably just in my head :?: :roll:

What does make you think, that you have one tighter cord? How do you measure/compare it (to be sure that one cord is really tighter)?
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