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I have just bought a Kriket one. I found some info on here that says 95 on the Burroughs gauge equals 55 on the Kriket. The problem is the Burroughs 95 = 95 lbs. the Kriket has a pounds scale, so why is the setting on the Kriket not 95 lbs? Maybe older ones were calibrated in units? 

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The Burroughs lbs relates to how taught he belt is with that weight suspended, and is for a cam belt. The Krikit is designed for V belts, a V belt would be much more taught than a cam belt with the same weight suspended since the V belt is much thicker, hence ignore the Krikit measurement and go with what people have found is the comparable measurement which is the 55.

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Same here. About 55 on the krikit. I use the frequency app as the main setting tool and the krikit as a backup to double check the tension.

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