> The other things you can do to prolong the service life of
> your cables
> 1) exercise the tower a couple of times a months. Just run it up
> and down
> once or twice.
> 2) don't always park it at the same places. Vary the extended and
> stop point - that way the cables don't take a set at the limits.
> Those, along with the aforementioned PM, should keep your cables in good
> enough shape to last for years.
What you say makes sense to me. However:
I specifically asked UST about lubing (they don't recommend) and
"exercising" (they have never heard of "exercising".) OTOH, it can't hurt,
and I never believed in the infallibility of tower manufacturers
in the first place.
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