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  1. the mack

    Charlie thinks DISH and DIRECTV should merge.

    Nothing to brag about unless it was the other way around.:biggrin
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    Regional sports channels

    If the douche shoe fits...…...
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    Ground block question

    All the current dishes use plastic sleeves to isolate the lnb from dish itself so a dish ground is for static purposes only and would do nothing for a lightening strike. So many devices do not use grounds anymore, I assume the hoppers use a grounded plug and a internal power supply and not a...
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    Owned not leased Hopper 3 Install question....

    What fun is that? I always self install, not that they are all bad but have you seen some of the "professional" installations out there? Many are a hot mess. I wall fish everything even from the basement to first floor. No way some hack is drilling through my hardwood floors. I know there are...
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    Dish vip722 dvr home sharing help

    remove the separator at the switch and just hook up to port one.
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    Buying a on demand movie.

    They reserve over 100 gb for ppv if I am not mistaken, seems like I recall about 360gb of the 500gb capacity of the 722k is for personal recordings the rest is reserved for dish use. Probably more on the hopper since it has a bigger drive.
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    Buying a on demand movie.

    I thought the ppv below channel 2 on my 722k was stored on the hard drive and delivered via satellite?
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    new credit policy?

    Sounds like they are getting desperate to retain subs.
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    Best Bang for Buck

    Or just get a wally or 211k for the second residence.
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    OTA signal came back after Hopper 3 reboot. Why?

    My ota reception is back to normal on my vip stuff. Had to be something on there end as nothing on my end has changed. Maybe new firmware?
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    Return Costomer

    You could change your name and address... :biggrin
  12. the mack

    Can anyone identify this old TV antenna wall jack?

    Nice find. Some even had a 3 hole socket for a antenna rotor
  13. the mack

    Satellite TV piracy and account stacking

    Obviously you never programed a H or HU card. While not hard there was a little more to it then that. Dish was much more difficult in the beginning. Anyone remember talk and freetalk?
  14. the mack

    New Slab Installation

    I am assuming to protect it from damage and allow a easy replacement if for some reason it is necessary. (like to replace it with copper :biggrin )
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    Hard drive replacement on a Dish 722 k

    Just install the new drive and the receiver will format it. No special tricks needed.
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    Hard drive replacement on a Dish 722 k

    if it ain't broke..... 722k's were Cadillac's
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    Hard drive replacement on a Dish 722 k

    Don't forget higher monthly fees..:biggrin
  18. the mack

    2020 Dish Price Increase. ?

    Should be less with no RSN's:biggrin
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    Going for a backup dish?????

    How is that going to get the King's and Duck's games?