Originally Posted by bloomgorge
I don't think the force is 3x the tension in the strap. i'd like to see your free body diagram because i don't think it's correct. It's a lateral force or a K vector that is placed on the strap.
Yep. I went back over it and I was wrong (thats what I get for trying to do math at 4 am). I haven't looked at the math thread, but I think its time I quiet down and admit defeat before I get my foot deeper in my mouth :-P