> I do not wish to hi-jack this thread, but over the years I have seen
same comment repeated about a cable "retaining a set" if left in the same
> Why is this a problem???
Because it puts a fixed flaw in the cable. It won't take many moving
cable cycles for it to break so I'd say it's a potentially fatal problem.
> I have had my US tower for 12 years, it rests in the same place when
and stops in the same place when up.....have not noticed any problems.
Does it matter if the cable stops in the same place all the time?
Umm, yes. I don't recommend it because of the set that the cable takes
- see above. I highly recommend NOT having it stop at the same spot every
time. Vary the resting spot (up and down) and you'll spread the wear over a
bigger area, thus decreasing the wear and increasing the reliability of
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