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Saturn V and STS holding to launch pad mechanism

In the question in quora, the first answer mentions that in space shuttle they changed the holding mechanism to explosive bolts from clamps in Saturn V. Video Link Copied from the answer, which ...
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Why GSLV uses different stage seperation mechanism for their different varients

Why GSLV mk II is using Marman mechanism for stage separation but GSLV mk III is using Collet mechanism for stage separation?
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Marman vs collet seperation mechanism

The Marman and the Collet mechanisms are used for stage separation in rockets and launch vehicles. Which of these is most efficient, cost wise, weight wise and ease of usability wise? Which of the ...