does anybody know of system to manually turn your dish?

kamaleon

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#1
Right, it might seem a bit daft as a question, but i'd be really keen on finding a way of turning one of my dishes by hand, not with a motor, does something like that exist? something that would resemble a HH motor, but with a manual crank rather than an electric motor for instances?

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#2
A steel rod with some type of large wing nut fastening should do the trick, just use it with a polar mount and mark the rod when you find each satellite. :)
 
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#3
yes but.............
about the skew, and tilt if the dish is just turned horizontally your not gonna find anything other than one sat

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granted you might be able to alter dish angle but the skew go mean some messing
 

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#4
That's what the polar mount does B. ;)
 

kamaleon

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#5
yeah, but isn't there any commercial system ready made? i'm pretty shure i've already come across a polar mount which you could move with a crank, i'll keep googling for it.
 

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#6
If you can find a duff HH motor, it would be quite easy to extend the shaft of the worm gear and put a little handle on it, throw away the little motor and electronics. :)
 
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#7
I've seen some thing like that in gorzow,polen, when we were there.It was like for C band dish and you could actually turn to different satellites by rotating with hand.:)
 
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