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Re: BBQ Dish Sanity - more info

Hi Ed,

Nice to hear from you! That is very good news, I would have
thought your aluminum crossboom at least would be toast with that
kind of load.

$159 is not bad. What do you use for a feed on the 39" dish?


Tony AA2TX

At 11:34 AM 8/14/03 -0800, Edward R. Cole wrote:

>Hi Guys,
>Good luck on this.  Let me mention that I have both 39-inch and 33-inch
>offset feed dishes above my roof that have withstood 65 mph sustained winds
>for a 30-hour period this spring.  The 33-inch dish is mounted on a G5400
>with aluminum crossboom.  The clamps did slip so the dish is looking
>downward but is easily reset (no damage).
>Both dishes are solid light weight aluminum construction.  I bought both
>from Radio Shack who was a Home Dish dealer.  The 39-inch dish cost me
>$159.  The local RS stores were sold this spring so no longer are dealers
>(now Direct-TV).  So I do not know if you can secure these dishes at other
>RS dealerships.  My Guess these are either Channel Master or Winegard Mfr.
>73, Ed - AL7EB

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