Grand opening help (satellite)

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  1. Road Runner

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    Can anyone help me fit a crank up dish?
     
  2. Hugh Jardon

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    i will be your neighbour on 26 and would be happy to help with the fitting of your crankup

    i purchased a crankup a couple of months ago and fitted it, works a treat i must say

    it would take around 2-2.5 hours

    you need

    the correct size drills

    i have a holecutter the correct size if needed

    sikaflex

    electric drill

    some beer

    junior hacksaw

    masking tape

    ruler

    tape measure

    screwdrivers

    i did mine in the dark [​IMG]
     
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  3. artona

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    Hi John

    I have a series of photographs somewhere I took when we fitted mine. It really is an easy job and the dish is just so easy to use. We arrived on site today at 1402hrs and Jessica was watching Babyfirst by 1404hrs :Laughing:

    If you want I can email the pics to you

    stew
     
  4. Road Runner

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    That's great.

    Must order it and make sure my drill is charged (alway flat when In need it:Laughing:)

    Where do you by the drill bits?

    Beers no probs:Wink:
     
  5. Road Runner

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    Yes please:Wink:
     
  6. Hugh Jardon

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    i can provide the holecutter and drills and electric drill to save you buying anything

    just post a list of the things needed in the instructions and i can make sure i bring everything along, i have all the bits necessary from when i did mine but just need reminding on the list.

    you need a special electric drill with a large chuck as the hole saw is quite a large fitting for the chuck

    when you get the instructions have a careful think about the sweep of the dish and where you want it positioned in the motorhome for ease of use and it will not be obstructed by anything on the roof

    i am happy to help, :Smile:
     
  7. Road Runner

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    Wished I had it for my French trip in early September.

    Never had any problems with a tripod and dish while caravaning but with the RV cannot see the TV to turn it in with a tripod:Frown:
     
  8. kands

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    Hi John
    I think you can count on Geo and I helping out to mate, Geo fitted one a while ago on his RV and I want to watch Hugh drinking and drilling at the same time :Laughing:
    Easy job mate, just make sure there is plenty of refreshments for the workers mate :BigGrin::BigGrin::BigGrin:

    Keith
     
  9. Boffin

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    I might bring a crankup in a box as well then, we can have a fitting party, I'll go last after everyones learned by their mistakes:RollEyes:

    No.. I'll go first before you've got drunk:Err:

    Any suggestions where I will get one? and don't anyone say Outdoor Bits:Tongue:
     
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    He's already done that, he's enlisted my hostess servcies to make tea/coffee and hand out beers! :BigGrin::BigGrin:
     
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    We would never use such foul language on this site Boffin :Laughing: I think John RR said he was getting his from http://www.riverswayleisure.co.uk/ProductDetails.aspx?StockId=-2590&Category=2000710 this place.....
    Smart idea about going first by the way :Laughing::Laughing:

    Keith
     
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  13. Road Runner

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    Getting mine from towsure:Wink: £347 + £4.95 delivery


    My RV does not have a ladder can anyone bring one?

    If not I have a huge one that I can bring but OTT
     
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  14. RockieRV

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    Well John, looks like the first fitting party of motorhomefun!

    Sharon
     
  15. Road Runner

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    He offered to bung a CD/radio into my bus so he's going to have a busy weekend:Laughing::Laughing:
     
  16. kands

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    Hey John
    Be sure not to "upset" anyone mate or some turkey will change the name of the album which we will of course be posting :Laughing::Laughing::Laughing::Laughing:
    Get a ladder and Hugh can fit that before fitting the dish :Laughing:

    Keith
     
  17. RockieRV

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    Look out Hun!!

    Sharon[​IMG]
     
  18. Road Runner

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    Is there any bodyshop owning RV'er coming along:Laughing::Laughing::Laughing:
     
  19. Hugh Jardon

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    should i bring me hobnail boots for carefully walking around on the roof?:Wink:
     
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