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Old 25 February 2020, 04:10 AM   #2
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It's normal for any machine with a gear train.

Slack is required for tolerance and expansion. If you have a clutch that will direct drive the posts and pinions, it is only an appearance of "no slack"; once you re-engage, it will slip into the gear train either fore or aft.
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