> Rope helps to dampen oscillations, it is like hand being there to grab the
> element and calm it down. Can't see what sealed rope inside the element have
> to do with ice loading.
Pulls water INSIDE the elements by wicking. Maybe if you worked clear
automotive silicone *grease* into the outer yard or so of rope that would solve
I've always wondered what some of that insulating foam that comes out of a
pressure can would do.
> After having even Telrex elements falling off, no elements without rope here.
Wind is like water. You can put it off, but sooner or later it does what it
> Yuri, K3BU
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