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What meter do you use?


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#1 OFFLINE   Nabisco

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Posted 16 August 2010 - 08:24 PM

I would b lost with out my bird dog, but i hear of the super buddy and others, anyone better than the other?
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#2 OFFLINE   matt

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Posted 16 August 2010 - 09:09 PM

I have an accutrac, I don't really care for it. I think the super buddy is supposedly the favorite right now. D* is coming out with the AIM which looks really nice from what I have read, I want one of those!
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#3 OFFLINE   Tisby

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Posted 16 August 2010 - 09:23 PM

Birddog here. AIM meters are being distributed to my HSP @ the rate of 12 per month as of now. So I'm anticipating getting one when I'm done with school and turning in my notice in another 2 years or so...

#4 OFFLINE   johns70

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Posted 16 August 2010 - 09:48 PM

I use the one built in to the receiver. Works fine.

#5 OFFLINE   lu6fqr

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Posted 18 August 2010 - 07:06 AM

First i use the satfinder SF-95 to get the best signal, and finally I use the build in smeter.

#6 OFFLINE   Machael

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Posted 18 August 2010 - 09:00 AM

I bought a used Birdog I got off Ebay....absolutely love it. If you will ever be needing it in a spot where you can't see or hear the receiver, it works great! You know you're on the right bird.

If you are only using it for personal use, this might be overkill.

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#7 OFFLINE   Manctech

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Posted 18 August 2010 - 03:18 PM

Birddog here. AIM meters are being distributed to my HSP @ the rate of 12 per month as of now. So I'm anticipating getting one when I'm done with school and turning in my notice in another 2 years or so...



12 a month!!!! Were getting like 1 every 2-3 months! UHG!

I use the Accutrac III+

Works great because I mostly run service and re-peaking a dish with an ACCU is super easy if the dish is close.

It can be a pain in the ass but it was a lot cheaper replacement for my Birdog that took a tumble off a 20ft roof :)

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#8 OFFLINE   Nabisco

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Posted 18 August 2010 - 07:56 PM

yea i was wanting to try a aim, i love my birddog, i can work it with my eyes closed!!! well except:lol: on a KaKu...lol!!!
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