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Use Old Directv bracket??

Discussion in 'DIRECTV Installation/MDU Discussion' started by flash828, Oct 26, 2012.

  1. flash828

    flash828 New Member

    Oct 26, 2012
    HI, I have an old Directv bracket (about 9 years old, had cable since then) mounted into the foundation of the house about 10" below where the siding starts. Our new install will be tomorrow and I would like to keep the same bracket since it's very solid, sealed and easy to wipe off snow. Is this possible? Thanks for any info.
  2. wallfishman

    wallfishman Icon

    Dec 31, 2008
    it needs to be a 2 inch outside diameter mast so I doubt what you have will work. I install them in that same spot all the time though so maybe they can put the correct one in the same spot.
  3. litzdog911

    litzdog911 Well-Known Member

    Jun 23, 2004
    Mill Creek, WA
    That old bracket is not compatible with the newer 2" dish masts.
  4. flash828

    flash828 New Member

    Oct 26, 2012
    Thanks! Is the plate the same foot print? Would the holes be the same? Don't want drill new holes. Maybe gas fire place bump out roof then...like neighbors.
  5. carl6

    carl6 Moderator Staff Member DBSTalk Club

    Nov 15, 2005
    Seattle, WA
    No, the base plate is larger and has different hole spacing. You might be able to drill new holes in the base plate to align, haven't tried that.
  6. jdspencer

    jdspencer Hall Of Fame

    Nov 7, 2003

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