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Quote:Can you have fewer pounds if they are distributed over a greater distance?
Quote:Quote:Can you have fewer pounds if they are distributed over a greater distance? Yes, but there's a tradeoff there. A longer bar means a longer moment arm which means lower frequency vibrations. As long as I'm within the capacity of the mount, I'd rather have more weight on a shorter bar.
Quote:Thanks so much for all the help. This is probably a dumb question, but how does the longer bar give more flexibility? Can you have fewer pounds if they are distributed over a greater distance? I will definitely give George a call. Thanks, Edd. Tom and Beth, thanks for the link. I will have to study it. Also, Casady may be another option for finding counterweights. I read that the things Casady makes are machined at the Casady 'n Company shop in Oklahoma City just a few miles from my home.