Skip, as long as you are bringing it to a typical room temperature (or an FLL tournament room temperature...) I think that what you describe is acceptable. Teams having issues with the row machine wheel sliding should also read update U08. Steve Scherr Virginia-DC FLL Referee Advisor On Sun, Jan 31, 2021 at 5:06 PM Skip Morrow <[log in to unmask]> wrote: > I don't know if everyone's weightlifting mission is like ours, but our > wheel usually wants to retract back to to the machine after pulling it out. > Today it was doing it every single time. So I had an idea. Today was one of > the colder days that we had practiced all year (we practice in a garage > with the door open for ventilation). I held the mission and wheel by the > space heater in the garage for a few minutes. Not so long that my hand felt > uncomfortable, but I think enough to warm the rubber up. And what do you > know--the very next time the wheel held in place. > > If your wheel has trouble staying in place, you might want to try this. > Refs, so you see any problem with this? > > Coach Skip Morrow > -- To UNSUBSCRIBE or CHANGE your settings, please visit https://listserv.jmu.edu/archives/vadcfll-l.html and select "Join or leave the list". -- VADCFLL administrative announcements are sent via VADCFLL-ANNOUNCEMENTS-L. Visit https://listserv.jmu.edu/archives/vadcfll-ANNOUNCEMENTS-l.html to subscribe.