Note that Cudney's article on the cable is for gyros with the single 2x2 mast tube. The double 1x2 has less flex to the rear.
I still prefer having the cable.
C. Beaty;n929451 said:A daring young man in his flying machine; That’s Dave Seace when he was ~18 or so years old. Hughes 269 rotor blades.
The shadow is that of Dr. Bensen who was snapping the picture.