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#21 OFFLINE   peds48

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Posted 05 May 2013 - 11:35 AM

THe D12 works in both SWM and non-SWM systems


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Posted 05 May 2013 - 11:38 AM

not really. I use the AIM meter and I never have to adjust the tilt. of course, the mast must be perfectly level and plumb

How can a mast be level AND plumb?



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Posted 05 May 2013 - 01:49 PM

How can a mast be level AND plumb?

By using a level to plumb it of course. !rolling


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Posted 05 May 2013 - 02:20 PM

To make life simple, set the receiver to 18" dish and multiswitch to do your initial aiming.  It "sounds" like you are selecting a HD dish setup.   Setting it to the 18" will only provide you with the 101 satellite.   Once you have it aimed, then you can find the correct setup for your dish.  Its been a long time since I installed a phase 3.  If you are in an RV, the locals on 119 wont be needed anyway, and there is nothing on 110, so you could just leave it on 18" round/multiswitch.


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Posted 05 May 2013 - 02:22 PM

By using a level to plumb it of course. !rolling

Or if it had a 90° bend in it!



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Posted 05 May 2013 - 02:51 PM

Well, it could be just plumb level!


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Posted 05 May 2013 - 06:23 PM

Definition of PLUMB
: a lead weight attached to a line and used to indicate a vertical direction
— out of plumb or off plumb
: out of vertical or true

Level  : a device for establishing a horizontal line or plane by means of a bubble in a liquid that shows adjustment to the horizontal by movement to the center of a slightly bowed glass tube

 

For those of you who don't know the difference.


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Posted 05 May 2013 - 07:14 PM

You got it plumb right!


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Posted 05 May 2013 - 10:58 PM

Definition of PLUMB

: a lead weight attached to a line and used to indicate a vertical direction
— out of plumb or off plumb
: out of vertical or true

Level  : a device for establishing a horizontal line or plane by means of a bubble in a liquid that shows adjustment to the horizontal by movement to the center of a slightly bowed glass tube

 

For those of you who don't know the difference.

 

Except some levels have bubbles to check vertical for plumb.

 

I really doubt you're dropping a plumbline to check you dish installation.


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Posted 06 May 2013 - 06:01 AM



You got it plumb right!

 

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Posted 06 May 2013 - 10:08 AM

Definition of PLUMB

: a lead weight attached to a line and used to indicate a vertical direction
— out of plumb or off plumb
: out of vertical or true

Level  : a device for establishing a horizontal line or plane by means of a bubble in a liquid that shows adjustment to the horizontal by movement to the center of a slightly bowed glass tube

 

For those of you who don't know the difference.

 

So you are saying that a mast can't be level and plumb, yes?



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Posted 06 May 2013 - 11:42 AM

It might be time to move on from the level & plumb discussion.

We've made our jokes and I think everyone knows what was meant. 


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Posted 06 May 2013 - 01:18 PM

Except some levels have bubbles to check vertical for plumb.

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That's the way my level is,

 

In fact it has three bubbles for horizontal, vertical, and 45 degree diagonal. :) 

 

But as you say, :backtotop 

 

I wonder what progress the TS has made on finally getting that PIII dish aligned for his RV?    


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Posted 06 May 2013 - 08:38 PM

So you are saying that a mast can't be level and plumb, yes?

No, everybody else is.  


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Posted 06 May 2013 - 08:39 PM

Except some levels have bubbles to check vertical for plumb.

 

I really doubt you're dropping a plumbline to check you dish installation.

the mast might have a "bubble" which you use to level and plum the mast….


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Posted 06 May 2013 - 09:02 PM

the mast might have a "bubble" which you use to level and plum the mast….

Not sure why you're making this so hard.

 

To use a "level" to check plumb:

 

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Posted 07 May 2013 - 06:30 AM

Exactly, you are using the level to plumb the mast.  that is what I have been saying.  don't know what you keep saying differently.  When I said "plumb" I meant to make straight the vertical direction. and by leveling, is to make straight the horizontal direction 


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Posted 07 May 2013 - 08:16 AM

Exactly, you are using the level to plumb the mast.  that is what I have been saying.  don't know what you keep saying differently.  When I said "plumb" I meant to make straight the vertical direction. and by leveling, is to make straight the horizontal direction 

I was just giving you a hard time for saying "level and plumb" since it can't be. I get your point though.



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Posted 07 May 2013 - 08:31 AM

Finally!

I was just giving you a hard time for saying "level and plumb" since it can't be. I get your point though.


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Posted 07 May 2013 - 08:47 AM

Finally!
Finally!

I was with you up until you posted the definitions, where it seemed to go sideways. "I know you knew...."


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