Tripod

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  1. WynandJean

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    When we got our Aldi satellite kit I bought a rotary dryer similar to This One from Wilkinsons. The one I bought was about £8, 2 or 3 years ago.

    Remove the washing line, cut the arms back by about a foot, invert and you have a tripod. I drilled a hole through the collar and vertical leg so that I could insert a large nail to stop it from twisting.
     
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    That should work as I have in the past used a garden airer upside down with the arms cut shorter to lessen width ( only about £9 ) bought from a cheap store locally

    Rob
     
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    Got both of those.
    Gonna try it. If it works, ok. If it dont, we'll be barking together. Will let you know.
    Should work, only prob I can see is
    lack of height.
     
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    Get some shoes with Cuban heels and wedge soles then :ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO:
     
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    Why didn't I think of that?

    The benefits of a College Education!

    Or are you just takin the Mick cos you know I'm only a little fella?
     
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    i use a modified camera tripod picked up at boot sale works fine even at lowest level just remember to peg down or wind will blow it over.

    terry
     
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    Argos cat no 850/5332 under a tenner
    terry
     
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    I bought my dish, lnb, tripod, 15m of cable and sat finder from a dealer on e-bay.
    £25 for the lot, all brand new. just had to pop my Sky box in the van and off we went.:thumb:
     
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    Hmmm. Didn't think about turning it upside down - mainly cause I thought it could double as clothes airer AND satellite tripod.
    Wyn
     
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    Like Tan I bought a broken camera tripod (but OK for my job) 3 extendable legs an a windey up middle bit to attatch the dish to Works a treat and only cost £4:thumb:
     
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    No, keep the 25 quid job for clothes and a separate cheapy for the sat dish :Smile:
     
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    The answer is Yes. All you have to work out now is to which question :roflmto:
     
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