As anybody who has owned Apple products knows their peripherals (cables, chargers, headphones, etc.) are objectively the worst.
I had AppleCare for three years so I got my charger replaced three times “for free.” On that last one I reinforced the stress points with Sugru and hoped it would last longer. (My computer is from October 2010 and is still hanging in there nearly 6 years later!)
It lasted longer than normal but even Sugru couldn’t help and the cable eventually frayed in multiple spots.
Instead of spending ~$100 for a new charger I decided to fix this one by buying a new cable for ~$10. (I got it for 36PLN shipped on Allegro.pl here in Poland.)
Here’s my attempt at a fun video about that process: