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#1 OFFLINE   bikemanAMD

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Posted 24 July 2012 - 01:35 PM

Hi All

Called Yesterday for a tech to come out, Today i changed one little adapter, and then went outside and disconnected and reconnected and retighening one cable coming from Dish, and one going inside--anyways it's working again, appears fine, so should i keep the Tech appointment for Friday or cancel it?

Any advice is appreciated

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#2 OFFLINE   veryoldschool

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Posted 24 July 2012 - 01:47 PM

This is a no win question.
If I say cancel, it will come back.
If I say don't, he'll come out and find what you did fixed the problem.
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#3 OFFLINE   bikemanAMD

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Posted 24 July 2012 - 01:52 PM

Below is a picture of item i replaced, this was given to me by the Tech when he originally did the install in May, so far working fine, but yes i agree if i do cancel, it could come back, and then i'd have to reschedule another appointment

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Posted 24 July 2012 - 01:55 PM

Have him come out and look over your work. While he is there, he can check out your system and catch any other issues before they turn into something worse..

edit: Barrels are notorious for causing problems..

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Posted 24 July 2012 - 01:56 PM

Like VOS said, hard for us to know, especially without more info.

What "little adapter" did you change? A barrel, a compression fitting, a gorund block?

Was your problem intermittant, or was your signal completely out for an extended period of time?

Was there water in any of the connections that you unfastened/refastened?
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Posted 24 July 2012 - 01:56 PM

That's a barrel. As with any connection, it might have been the problem. :shrug:
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Posted 24 July 2012 - 01:57 PM

Ok, so you replaced a barrel connector. Was this barrel inside or outside? Did it have weather boots on it, and if so did you move them to the new barrel and make sure to get them on correctly? Did you put any dielectric grease in the outdoor connections?
Sometimes when I reflect back on all the beer I drink I feel ashamed. Then I look into the glass and think about the workers in the brewery and all of their hopes and dreams. If I didn’t drink this beer, they might be out of work and their dreams would be shattered. Then I say to myself, "It is better that I drink this beer and let their dreams come true than be selfish and worry about my liver."
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#8 OFFLINE   bikemanAMD

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Posted 24 July 2012 - 01:58 PM

Singal was completely out from Yesterday 8:30a.m. til i did this around 3:30pm. Eastern time today

A Barrel Fitting i guess it's called, i poted a picture of it in an edit to my previous post, so far no problems, whole home working, all 4 receviers are working fine so far

Put the Grease in, reput the weather boots on, also replaced another one that was inside as well in another room to reach the television is why that one needed it

So far no problems noticed at this point

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Posted 24 July 2012 - 02:05 PM

In that case I would probably wait until Thursday afternoon and if you haven't seen any more issues then go ahead and cancel the appointment. But that's really up to you.
Sometimes when I reflect back on all the beer I drink I feel ashamed. Then I look into the glass and think about the workers in the brewery and all of their hopes and dreams. If I didn’t drink this beer, they might be out of work and their dreams would be shattered. Then I say to myself, "It is better that I drink this beer and let their dreams come true than be selfish and worry about my liver."
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Posted 24 July 2012 - 02:19 PM

Thanks for the replies, and agree will wait and see how it does before i decide on cancelling or keeping the appointment..

Had this issue during the original install, is only reason how i knew what the possible fix maybe, as the Tech told me when he gave me the connector if you should experience that issue again, this should fix it..

So far seems to have fixed it, but do wanna make totally sure before i decide on if keeping or canceling appointment




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