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Old 2020-11-23, 19:06   #20
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Originally Posted by storm5510 View Post
Redesign the receiver and replace the cables...
The thing suspended in the centre weighs ~900 tons. There is concern based upon examination of the cables that remain, that one or more could give way suddenly. 2 of the 3 firms asked to examine it say that there is not a safe way forward to stabilize it and continue using it. They are recommending explosively severing all of the lines at once. Dropping all of that into the dish will cause much damage to the dish.
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