Curved mouthpieces on bits- Can they still cause nutcracker action? - The Horse Forum

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post #1 of 3 Old 05-01-2013, 05:00 PM Thread Starter
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Question Curved mouthpieces on bits- Can they still cause nutcracker action?

Can a bit with a single joint, but curved bars, still cause the nutcracker action and hit the pallet? I would think that because it's curved, it wouldn't... but you tell me!

Here is a picture of the kind of bit I'm referring to, but I'm referring to all brands, not just Sprenger:
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It still would, but to a lesser degree.
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That style will hit the pallet especially if the pallet is low - that is why the French link is popular now as the extra joint(s) soften the action.
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