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Kermit

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I have 3 bases for antennas concreted. I can say that after time, strong winds and low winter temperatures non of them moved at all. My personal conclusion is- more concrete is always better. concrete.jpg 
very nice! That takes me back. I used to install big dishes but in the 80's & 90's.
We always used a lot more concrete than we ever needed & never had a complaint about the work.

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My dad was a civil engineer built highways in Pennsylvania. Liked to pour concrete. I learned that concrete needs 18days to set fully. Also needs to be kept cool and moist. So he covered everything in burlap which he kept watered. I never did that with my dish posts but I did wait 3 or 4 days before bolting on a dish. My RayDx 10 has been up for 32 years. Never a problem. Well with the concrete anyway.
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Currently:10' Winegard Pinacle with AJAk 180; RayDx 10.5; Orbitron Spinclination 8'; Sadoun 6' Steel. Manhattan receivers migrating to Icecrypt. In 1961did video design for the ITT Transportable Earth Station. First home dish was a 10' fiberglass; Boman receiver and a 120 degree lnb.
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