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J-Pole Mast for Soffit Clearance


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#1 OFFLINE   gbarry

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Posted 10 June 2002 - 05:49 AM

Anyone know where I can get a longer J-Pole? I saw one once, and now I can not for the life of me find the site online.

I need a longer mast to clear the soffit and I do not want to have to go with an "extension" for $60 - $100+.


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Greg

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Posted 10 June 2002 - 05:53 AM

I wonder if a trip to your local Home Depot might help... I think the j-pole is the same diameter as chain-link fence post. If you could find a piece that was flared/reduced, you might just be able to make that post longer for cheap...
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Posted 10 June 2002 - 05:57 PM

Greg this might help http://www.starkelec...om/winds111.htm

The o.d. of most pipes are 1 and5/8 inches. A muffler shop would probably make you a custom size pipe to fit the base. Worth a try.

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#4 OFFLINE   gbarry

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Posted 12 June 2002 - 07:12 PM

Thanks for the info.

I know of the winegard S-pole but it would have to be cut and drilled - ugh. And it may still not be long enough!

I saw a longer J-pole somewhere but it's killing me to find the place. Any suggestions for a full-stock DSS supply house on the net or off? Most of the the places on the net are lousy and push new systems and not real supplies.

Thanks again.

Greg

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Posted 15 June 2002 - 01:03 PM

It seems that Winegard has a mount with a longer mast, the DS-3000 for $12.95!

Stark has it - thanks for the tip.

Greg




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