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WildBlue installers, question about meter box clamps.

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I've done my first couple WildBlue installs, that were both fairly straightforward, the second being a pole mount.

I have pretty much everything I need as far as tools and most common supplies, but I'm going to order a few pole adapters from my distributor, and while I'm at it, I want to get a few meter box clamps, just in case, but I'm curious what type is most commonly used.
This type
http://www.solidsignal.com/pview.as...und-Wire-(PVSC51CF)&c=Grounding Supplies&sku=
or this type

They're cheap enough, so I guess getting a few of each is best, but thought I'd ask if one is better, or preferred, over the other.

Correct me if I'm wrong, but let's say I'm within 20 feet of the panel on a house, there is no ground rod, and there is no main(copper) water pipe within 20 feet of any ideal location for the dish, then a panel clamp is a legit ground, correct? Just making sure.

Thanks in advance!
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Those are both ok but used differently. The corner clamp is to be put on the back of the box so it doesnt interfere with the ability to open the box. The other is listed as front clamp but it is supposed to be a side meter clamp and it also should not interfere with the opening of the box. Some power companies will remove these so it is always best to ground on the customer side of things.
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