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

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

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    05-01-2013, 06:00 PM
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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    05-01-2013, 06:20 PM
Green Broke
It still would, but to a lesser degree.
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    05-01-2013, 06:24 PM
Green Broke
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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