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#1 OFFLINE   revolg

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Posted 17 May 2012 - 08:56 PM

So I figured nobody is perfect in this world and we all need to be open minded to try to be a better tech. So I've decided to start putting pictures here in this thread of various installs,upgrades and service calls.

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this is a stubby I put up for a guy that had a old wobbly dish. This was a upgrade receiver swap from a hr20 to a hr34. I did try the stubby Clearence between the lnb and the roof before putting bolts in it lol.

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#2 OFFLINE   Justin85

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Posted 17 May 2012 - 10:57 PM

Is this in an area that gets much snow? My initial thought would be snow accumulation may cause a problem since the LNB appears to only be a few inches off the roof, same goes for the reflector, since it might collect snow, and its placement doesn't exactly make it easy to clean off.

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Posted 17 May 2012 - 11:56 PM

As a homeowner I would be happy with it. I am a big fan of the stubby mounting post. My neighbor just had one installed and looks very clean being nice and low to the roof. I am considering changing mine to the stubby mount but like my wife says, if it aint broke why mess with it.:grin:

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Posted 18 May 2012 - 03:45 AM

It would be helpful if the OP listed his general location in the UserCP.

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#5 OFFLINE   revolg

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Posted 18 May 2012 - 05:37 AM

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Posted 18 May 2012 - 06:31 AM

Hi All
I had a very low to the roof dish and it worked fine, but when it rained the splash effect of rain on the roof killed it in short order.
I dont think most people realize how much splash you get in a heavy rain.
Think of it this way, you get the rain drop when it comes down and then again when it splashes.
Twice the rain means more rain fade.

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#7 OFFLINE   Mertzen

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Posted 18 May 2012 - 07:56 AM

Not bad. Not a big fan of the cable routing though. I would have ran it in the guttter and hidden behind the drain pipe.
No longer doing DBS work, but missing every moment of it.

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Posted 18 May 2012 - 11:51 AM

For future reference though, remember that the official name for the "stubby" is now called the "ODU Easy Mount" ;)

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Posted 18 May 2012 - 12:13 PM

The bends are probably too tight in the facia lower edge traverse. The minimum bend radius of RG6 is on the order of 1-3/8". The numbers for quad shield are closer to 2-1/2".

Transmission characteristics will likely drop off (perhaps not enough to worry about) as the cable becomes elliptical in the tight bends.

A good UV-resistant white would have been less of a standout.

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#10 OFFLINE   revolg

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Posted 18 May 2012 - 02:17 PM

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Posted 19 May 2012 - 04:53 AM

[quote name='revolg'][ATTACH]29159[/ATTACH]

90 degree bend on the ground is no good.
No longer doing DBS work, but missing every moment of it.

#12 OFFLINE   revolg

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Posted 19 May 2012 - 05:47 AM

I would agree there. But this guy was super anal about it at all.




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