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How or what can i use to keep the snow off my direct tv sat dish
Posted 17 February 2012 - 02:53 PM
In a normal winter, which this one has not been, I need to turn it on once or twice (for a few hours). Always does the trick - never had LNB issues.
It's cheaper than a Hotshot...
Posted 26 July 2012 - 02:31 PM
Posted 26 February 2013 - 08:35 AM
When the dish is pointed at the satellite, it isn't the LMB that's pointed at it, it is the center of the metal dish.
I had to post this as everyone thinks it is the opposite thats poninted.
Posted 27 February 2013 - 07:25 PM
Directv Genie DVR HR44-700
Directv HD DVR HR24-500
Directv HD Receiver H24-200
Directv Wireless Mini Client C41W-100
Directv Standard SD Receiver D12-700 Deactivated
Directv Subscriber From 2009-?
Posted 16 December 2013 - 04:07 PM
My dish in Minnesota has been out for almost the entire month of December (2013). I've been gone for work, and no one has been willing to climb my 10/12 pitch snow-covered roof, atop the 3rd story (and above a concrete pad too). The dish is visibly completely snow-covered. I've thought about a hundred different solutions. Mine took 30 seconds- two pumps of a (Daisy, probably weak) pellet gun, and one shot to the back (not the front) sent the snow flying. Works great. Instant fix. And there's no way a pellet gun is going to hurt a solid dish, from behind.
Posted 16 December 2013 - 04:10 PM
Try a paintball gun next time...
Posted 16 December 2013 - 04:52 PM
Posted 16 December 2013 - 06:37 PM
I did think of that actually, 'cept I do not own one (though it's fun). Hey, right now by family thinks I'm a hero. Hillbilly hero, but a hero nonetheless. Nothing is worth my life. Had I damaged the dish, I figured I wasn't out much, right!
Posted 24 February 2014 - 08:02 AM
The spray will work just make sure its not a silicon bases spray if so it could mess with the lnb and cause the dreaded 771 the dish heater is definitely the way to go also much safer than climbing the ladder, have you considered having the dish relocated to pole mount if thats an option?
Posted 24 February 2014 - 09:48 AM
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