Originally Posted by CantRepeat
Considering the amount of load that is put on a tower I would never consider using it while it is bent. Likewise, I wouldn't consider bending it back and using it. The idea of a tower failure is too catastrophic in nature even think about doing so.
I would suggest just replacing that upper bar at the first point it bolts on.
My local dealer is looking into replacement options. I am beyond frustrated by this accident. It never should have happened. We now have a auto shut off feature on the lift...day late and a dollar short on that one. At least this will never happen again.