huronfly Well-known member Messages 904 Reaction score 234 Location Ontario, Canada Sep 30, 2019 #21 davidgreams said: I also have been trying to pause, allowing the D loop to align with the direction of travel. It seems that the rod seems to unload at the height of the sweep, only to reload when it moves forward. Is this correct? Click to expand... No pause is needed with these short heads. That's where your slack is coming from. Just a little circle up and let it launch.