Protecting the DISH and LNBs

Hareesh

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#1
Hi All
I like to know what are the methods being adopted by the members to protect the dishes and LNBs.I am facing the problem of rusting of dish as I am residing near to the sea.Painting itself will protect the dish?The reflecting part can be painted?
 

rolfw

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#2
You can paint with most paints on a steel dish, also spray with silicon based furniture polish afterwards, this will help to protect it.
 

Hareesh

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#3
Thnx Rolf But is it advisable to paint the reflecting part?
 

Satslut

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#4
har_3100 said:
Thnx Rolf But is it advisable to paint the reflecting part?
You can paint the reflective side of a dish as long as you do not use any type of metalic content or based paint, enamel car sprays are good.
 

Hareesh

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#5
Thnx Rolf and Satslut for the suggestions.
 
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