Can Anybody ID This Dish? (1 Viewer)

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I located this dish last Sunday. I had forgot about it as I installed a motor arm on it many years ago. It measures 12 foot 2 inches, and is exceptionally deep as you can see from the side view picture. It pivots on pillar block bearings, which makes for accuracy and smoothness. I couldn't find anything on it that would identify the manufacturer. This dish is built like a tank, which makes me think it's a commercial dish. Any ideas gang?

It's free for the taking. Looks like I'm going to need 4 people minimum to get it off the pole and onto the truck. I am not sure what the steel cable and turnbuckle was for, but the dish is not warped and the mesh is in exceptional condition. No dings, dents or hail damage. The mount that goes over the pole is about twice as long as most dishes. The outside rim of the dish is made from round tubing rather than square tubing like most others.
 

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I have never seen one like that but if it has good shape and form it should be a top-shelf signal-sucker, nice find. :cool:

I haven't strung it, but looking from edge to edge, it looks perfect. I am still curious about the turnbuckle and steel cable hanging there. I am almost certain it wasn't used to pull the dish back into shape. Eyeballing it doesn't indicate it's ever been warped. BTW, the Dish Network dish below it is not being used and the owner wants it out of the way. If anyone needs the switch mounted below it, let me know. I have no use for it. I'll get a better picture of it and post it so everyone can see what switch it is.
 
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