Dish 1000 mount size?


SatelliteGuys Pro
Original poster
Feb 10, 2006
Waterloo, Iowa
I have a Dish 1000 being installed in a few weeks. I am thinking about having them put it on a pole mount. Any idea what size pole the Dish 1000 takes? I want to have the pole in cement before they get there. Thanks!
If you go to Home Depot, get a 1-5/8" O.D. Chain Link Fence post. This will work great. I would go with 8' or 10'.
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1 1/4 galv water pipe = 1 5/8 o.d. some would say overkill, but here in tree country it does come in handy because you can extend the height if needed in the future.
Am using 1 5/8 EMT conduit pipe from the Home Depot electrical department. I always fill these with concrete for stability and to keep water from freezing in it.

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