Advice Needed how to clean a satellite dish

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can anyone give me some advice on the best way to clean a C.M. 1.2m dish face without damaging it(brillo,chemicals ect ect) and is there someone who can source/make a CM logo sticker for the dish?,thanks
 

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I should use a generic All-Purpose Cleaning liquid like Flash.
 

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I use kitchen sponge and also detergent for dishes (SAT antenna is also the dish :)). Make lots of foam and water. I am not sure if there is some special liquid for CM antennas. :-doh
Is your dish very dirty? Could you show some picture?
 

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i use kitchen surface surface cleaner with bleach in it and a stiff brush
 

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Fairy liquid; soft and gentle on your dishes, lol :)

Brush and sugar soap.
 

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Use a pressure washer ?

As long as it's not too high pressure should be fine.
 

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I use kitchen sponge and also detergent for dishes (SAT antenna is also the dish :)). Make lots of foam and water. I am not sure if there is some special liquid for CM antennas. :-doh
Is your dish very dirty? Could you show some picture?


heres the dish... i have a 1m cm here aswell that i cleaned with washing up liquid/hot water/stiff brush and it came up alright i just thought id ask to see if there was something that you guys have used that could be a bit better
 
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I'd still recommend something like Flash All-Purpose .............. and an old Toothbrush will help get into the nooks and crannies.
 

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liquid/hot water/stiff brush and it came up alright i just thought id ask to see if there was something that you guys have used that could be a bit better
Do it several times, that will help for sure :-lol. Nice dish BTW.
 

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found a logo thanks to @remlap and im going to get some printed off .

Dish Logo Recreation (1).png
 

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No problem mate.

Use transparent vinyl for the white areas, they look right that way.
 

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A small amount of Vanish in some warm water and leave for about an hour on the surface, then rinse off
 
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Try the special cleaning fluids used for cleaning the exterior of Camper Vans ......should clean your Dish up like new.......The Dirt will just fall off...and won't damage the original finish.....!!.......
 

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Try the "dishwasher"? :D
 

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ive just been quoted £75 for 6 stickers lol i nearly fell off my chair!!!
 

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I know - I thought they'd be far more expensive than that! :lol:
 

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Mrs pm. has decided shes going to have a go at making the cm logo out of sticky back plastic, she has a machine which cuts out shapes. i found some of cuts of plastic sheet on eb*y for a couple of pounds which are now in the post, will let you know how she gets on.
 

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ive just been quoted £75 for 6 stickers lol i nearly fell off my chair!!!

That's insane send me your address and I'll post you 1.
 
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