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I am just about to order a new one I am sure a 18inch will do me atm but I might be upgrading my dish to 1.8 in the near future, the 24inch is only £6 more `18 or 24 whats your thoughts please.
 

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I used a 24" superjack with my monster and it handled the worst storms with no problems. They are very powerful.

Maybe play it safe and get the 24". :)
 

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Thanks hexah, I was thinking the same and for the sake of 6 pound, I am also wanting to track in-clined orbits what are my options please,

little bit I think I know I can use my old actuator the sats move in a figure of 8 ? if so its a click up click left etc to lock if doing it manually ? I understand I will need another v box, if I wanted it automatic what would be my cheapest option please thanks for any information.
 

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If it was me, I would just do it manually.

iirc someone added an LNB vertically above their existing LNB with a multi LNB bracket to get 8w but I don't know how successful that was.
 

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If it was me, I would just do it manually.

iirc someone added an LNB vertically above their existing LNB with a multi LNB bracket to get 8w but I don't know how successful that was.
lol that might have been me I ended up with 3 in total I only used it Saturday for 3pm kick of and I could get a full match in the end with out having to move the dish.

Thanks I will take a look at the link :)
 

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I am just about to order a new one I am sure a 18inch will do me atm but I might be upgrading my dish to 1.8 in the near future, the 24inch is only £6 more `18 or 24 whats your thoughts please.

Remember, it's not the size, but how it's used.

Eh?

Eh?
 

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LOL tivu 24 inch ordered from red apple cheapest I could find 45 pound delivered thanks RAD :)
 

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lol that might have been me I ended up with 3 in total I only used it Saturday for 3pm kick of and I could get a full match in the end with out having to move the dish.

At least we know it works even if it is not perfect.
 

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What I would do is get two sets of T & K brackets and either attach the dish to the house wall or the outhouse wall.
 

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What I would do is get two sets of T & K brackets and either attach the dish to the house wall or the outhouse wall.
Thanks hexah but my dish has been strategically placed there and will not be moved :) pole needs to go up ;)
 

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How about 3 or 4 galvanized chimney brackets using straps or wire around the wood?

Then you could use a scaffold pole.
 

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How about 3 or 4 galvanized chimney brackets using straps or wire around the wood?

Then you could use a scaffold pole.
Thanks again m8, I made a miss calculation when I had the bracket fabricated and had the pole cut to short I took my measurement from the bottom of the bracket not the plate, I don't want to mess about with wires and things as my project was to keep things nice and tidey for when my garden is landscaped, I think taking the bracket to be welded is the way for me to keep things as I want them, thanks again m8:)

Please have a quick look from here I have put a little thought into the end result thanks hexah for you help :)

http://www.satellites.co.uk/forums/...1-2m-channel-master.157888/page-4#post-836644
 
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I think your going to have to have something fabricated by a local Metal company which will go onto your already pre-fab bracket, i doubt it would cost the earth to have something knocked up
 

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Martin-f! I like your stand. Sometimes we underestimate wood as a material to build something. But in same cases wood is really better, cheaper and also could be stronger.
Recently I also got situation when pipe is too short.. But, instead sending it back to welder, I inserted smaller-diameter pipe inside and fixed it with several bolts (blue dots on picture), than just cut heads of bolts with angle-grinder. In your case, if you do not have another pipe to be inserted inside, I would find a welder and add piece of pipe to existing one. Or, making new stand could be an option. ;)
 

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Thanks for all your help, it was this type of clamp I had in mind but I can not find one for a 3 inch pole I still have the bit that was cut of the pole I will take it and get it welded up Monday thanks again guys:)
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You can use exhaust pipe couplers, these come in 76mm/3in sizes. Then bolt it up and weld. Vipersan did just that.
 

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I can not wait to get on with this/finished mainly hitting more of the arc to start with then moving on to tracking old birds :-biglaugh
 
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