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Old 12-12-2014, 08:47 PM   #2087
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I need to look into that one...our old setup is marginal some places.


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Old 12-12-2014, 10:16 PM   #2088
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5 minute job, unscrew the coax, pull two pins, remove old ant. Reverse the process with new ant. Hardest part for me was climbing the ladder, they make me a bit nervous.
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Hi, how does this antenna work with the parking bracket on the roof?
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Old 12-13-2014, 07:56 AM   #2089
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Hi, how does this antenna work with the parking bracket on the roof?
Just like the original. It is very compact and takes up little room. Must less than the original. Last night I spent a couple of hours out in the trailer watching original Doctor Who shows on RetroTV. I do not get Retro on my cable.
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Old 12-13-2014, 09:04 AM   #2090
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That very thing has me thinking about ditching satellite and getting a TV antenna for the house. We get better programming for free in the trailer than we get for $83 per month in the house.
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Old 12-13-2014, 09:09 AM   #2091
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Picture with antenna in down position.
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Tempting! Look like it might have added a couple inches in height? Does it go above the top of the AC?
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Old 12-13-2014, 10:25 AM   #2093
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Tempting! Look like it might have added a couple inches in height? Does it go above the top of the AC?
Not even close, well below the AC cover.
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Old 12-13-2014, 12:22 PM   #2094
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It looks just a couple of inches higher than the standard Winegard where it "parks".
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It looks just a couple of inches higher than the standard Winegard where it "parks".
Looks about that much higher to me also.
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Little higher but very compact and unobtrusive.
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Would that little extra height mean it would get fairly good reception in the down position? We often leave our antenna down in windy weather or for short stops and it is still usable for some channels.
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Sitting in my drive way with the ant. up I get 18 solid clear channels. In the down position I still get 16 strong. The two missing are the National Wather Service and a channel that is almost 60 miles away.
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Project of the day new 2 Gallon Bucket Light. Smaller than the more common 5 gallon version. Using a 60 watt CFL bulb.
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I don't think I have ever seen a 60 watt cfl bulb. Nice light though.

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