I've asked this before and have always been told don't clamp, they break. I would try it with the clamps as for a trial period to see if you like it, then go a head and cut if you decide to go long term.
That said, I've never gotten around to trying either method.
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[This message has been edited by Eclipse (edited 01-08-2008).]