Bargain Second-Hand Big Dishes For Sale

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1.2m Prodelin(?) in London, £30 start price, perhaps for someone not keen on a Channel Master. Not sure if the LNB holder is complete.
 

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Actually, this is 1.2m Channel Master (VSAT version). LNB-holder, yes, incomplete.
Whilst it looks like a Channel Master, the feed holder is made of cast metal with a securing bracket over the top.
The listing confirms it to be a Connexions system (London / Barnet based) making it around 40 years old, part of SMC Supplies Inc.
The polarmount , though solid, will have a large amount of corrosion around the moving parts.
 

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Yes, CM had cast aluminum LNB-holders. Polar-mount really look like Prodelim made. But I think that somebody just married CM mirror to Prodelin polar-mount.
 

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The Prodelin antennas used self tapping bolts to hold the reflector to the mounts. They did make a version for Echostar motorised systems, (supplied through Micro-X for the UK ?), but it was a lighter coloured dish.

I can't remember the product code for the Prodelin receive only polarmount dish, but I'm sure it is in the catalogue somewhere.
 

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Looking at the strength ribs pattern, antenna from e-bay has almost exact strength ribs as this Andrew VSAT antenna
 

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Andrew antennas purchased Channel Master in the mid 2000's, the Connexions antenna would predate this by a good number of years so perhaps it is an inhouse design.
 

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Not a dish, but relevant to the last post, a - brand new - Gensat 4/12, boxed and complete.


These could move a solid 2m dish in their day without trouble, not bad for £20,
 

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The Prodelin antennas used self tapping bolts to hold the reflector to the mounts. They did make a version for Echostar motorised systems, (supplied through Micro-X for the UK ?), but it was a lighter coloured dish.

I can't remember the product code for the Prodelin receive only polarmount dish, but I'm sure it is in the catalogue somewhere.
I use the Echostar Motorise Dish.
Must be 30 years old now.
Fitted with an INVERTO Ultra Twin Dual Output Satellite LNB nowadays.
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That's the one. It had nylon bearings for the polarmount.

If you take a picture of the rear of the dish you should see it mimics a similar rib pattern to the Prodelin antennas
 

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1.8 Channel Master Bridgwater, £10 start but annoyingly has a reserve

Ended up buying this one for £40 excl. delivery. Should be here on Monday. Can't wait!
 

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Ended up buying this one for £40 excl. delivery. Should be here on Monday. Can't wait!


Awesome bargain, dish prices fallen off a cliff.
That bad boy is gonna rake in some nice catches. Are you planning to use it exclusively for Ku-Band or will you have a sniff at C-Band?
 

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Awesome bargain, dish prices fallen off a cliff.
That bad boy is gonna rake in some nice catches. Are you planning to use it exclusively for Ku-Band or will you have a sniff at C-Band?

Planning to have a sniff at C-Band - specially at 40.5w and 58w but will look into getting a polar mount and motorise it.
 

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What looks like a complete outdoor Orbital 80cm motorised system for £13.


Only if you live in Wales though.
 

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Planning to have a sniff at C-Band - specially at 40.5w and 58w but will look into getting a polar mount and motorise it.
Well done on securing the dish at such a bargain price ... they are a very sturdy dish - i,v had one for 20 years now and it was around 10 years old when i bought it .... and will be good for quite a few c band channels too ..... original channel master polar mounts are very scarce though .. you may come across a home made one if you are lucky ... or another brand one that could be adapted .
Cheers :-)
 
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