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Old 09-05-2008
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Check that your sheet diameter doesn't exceed the recommended size for the self-tailer. If so, the rope diameter around the self tailer exceeds the diameter around the drum, so the rope in the self tailer won't turn at the same rate as the coils on the drum and hence squeeze the arm.
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