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Old 03-02-2008, 07:32 AM   #1
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Thumbs up Modify RV DirecTV dish to slimline 5 lnb head

Found this very interesting modification at a rv website, rollinrollin.com.
This mod will allow you to mount the new DirecTV 5 lnb "slimline" model dish on your existing Winegard Mount. Have not tried it myself yet but it sure looks promising! Sorry for the double-thread ! http://www.rollinrollin.com/hdtv.htm!

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The problem with the winegard mount is that it's a bit "Sloppy" (Loose, or whatever you wish to call it) and allows the dish to move a bit, With the KA birds, (2 of the 5) This can be serious and cause loss of signal

Other than that, Looks like a good article, and for those with other mounts, it may well work quite nicely. But I get too many reports on the forums of the winegard mount moving in the breeze.
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