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post #1 of 5 Old 02-21-2004, 08:17 PM - Thread Starter
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My roof comes to a point at the top. I am want to install my antenna on the back side of the house that faces the back yard. However that side the roof is at an angle so I can not use a triapod. So how do I get my mast straight up and down. Anyone know of a way or can you give me a linnk to a product.
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Install it on a long pole that goes from the ground line to the desired height.

Or if the antenna's small enough, install it on a sat-dish mount:
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Rohn (and probably others) makes a 1-1/4" x 5' pole with 2 of the 3 tripod legs. The bottom of the pole has the third "foot" on it (rather than a third leg. You mount the foot for the pole, then slide the other two legs down until the post is plumb, then tighten the bolts and attach the other two feet to the roof. Inside the end of the pole are the bolts and weatherproofing pads, too.

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Cost about $17 at our local electronics house.

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mount it vertically to the side of the last truss with standoffs. Just an idea. no tripod needed no holes/leaks on top of the roof. A few extra feet of pole would be required but you can achieve the same height..
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Or buy a tripod, a 5' pole, and one of those little swivel bases that Radio Shack sells for two or three dollars and use the tripod to support the 5' mast which will also be bolted to the roof at a point near the low side of the tripod.
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