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Mounting the AT-9 using a tripod?

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#1 OFFLINE   zortapa



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Posted 10 January 2006 - 10:36 PM

I've read about the concerns of mounting the AT9 on a roof. Would there be any advantage to mounting it on a tripod rather than using the j-mount? I must put in on my roof and am trying to figure out the best way to do this.


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Posted 11 January 2006 - 07:19 AM

Installers in NY mounted my AT9 on my roof yesterday, no problem - it is well anchored directly onto a stud. My previous triple dish was in the exact same spot.

Caulked where old dish mount penetrated roof to seal, new braket is larger and more than covered the space.

Working fine!

#3 OFFLINE   Claus



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Posted 13 January 2006 - 10:06 AM

Why not use 2 monopole with J mount to make a tripod? These monopole come in 2 sizes. Some tripod do not allow use of 2in pipe for new dish and also tripod brings dish farther away from roof and maybe not as stable as low mounted J with monopoles.

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