What ever pump you decide to carry check it once in awhile to make sure it functions. My Best Rest switch failed somewhere
alone the way and only by chance did I find this out. I bypassed switch and have never have needed the pump since.
Tyre repair kits are like fire extinguishers, you may never use it but if the need arises you certainly want it to work.
Nealy says their ropes are good for 10 years... how old are yours???