The Strength Machine is designed to have resistance when raising the bar.

In step 19 of the build instructions (from Bag 6/7), you can see that one of the resistance gears is held by a tan pin (turns easily) and one is held by a blue pin (high friction).

I don't know how the resistance might compare between models after they are used for a while.

Steve Scherr
Virginia-DC FLL Referee Advisor

On Thu, Oct 18, 2018 at 9:54 AM Thomas West <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

The strength machine bar is choppy and a little sticky when moving it...even when done by hand.  Is anyone else experiencing this?

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