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LNB's Keep Icing Up
Posted 27 February 2013 - 06:24 AM
The old location was 4 feet off the ground so clearing the dish was easy. The new location is over 10 feet off the ground so I bought a SuperSoaker. I have to give the LNB's a good soaking with hot water to clear them. Happened again in yesterday's storm. Dish completely clear but almost 1/2" of ice on the LNB's.
I've read many suggestions for keeping snow and ice of the dish surface. Are there any ways to reduce or prevent ice formation on LNB's?
Posted 27 February 2013 - 07:34 AM
I probably have the same problem that you have. I wish I could get better look at the LNBs in order to see if there really is ice on them.
Does your SuperSoaker actually shoot 25 feet?
Posted 27 February 2013 - 08:46 AM
Posted 27 February 2013 - 09:08 AM
You could move the dish back to the oid iocation.
The dish has had only one location. The installer placed it near the edge of the roof so that if it needed any repairs or maintenance the tech would not have to get on the roof, which would be especially helpful in bad weather.
I'm glad it's where it is located. I just don't have a long extension ladder like the Dish techs have on their trucks.
Posted 27 February 2013 - 11:54 AM
Posted 27 February 2013 - 07:44 PM
I think it's time to get a long range super soaker or maybe build one.
Posted 27 February 2013 - 08:57 PM