After KE4EST gave me his approval on my stub shim, I ordered that DS3100 last night from solid signal.
Larry, thanks for that suggestion as I had thought of drilling and tapping it AFTER I get the dish "tuned" in.
Brian, I do have some of that stuff, ie, sticky back on one side with like real course sand paper on the other side. I used that stuff on the floor of the dragster I had to help me get enough of a foot hold to get my phat arse out of it. I might try that if the tapped hole and 1/4x20 SS bolt in one side doesn't work.
Now I've got to figure out where I want to put the mounting post.
I like the Winegard DS3100. Well made dish, but a little heavy for a motor @13v. If you have motor power issues, there are some unconventional hookups to help that problem. Once you get that dish on track I think you will be very happy with it.
Dish was delivered about an hour ago and is already together. How they can ship that via FedEx for $20 is beyond me?? The actual dish measurement is 44" tall x 41" wide? Reflector measures 43" x 40". That shipping box is 44 1/2" x 47 1/2" x 7"?
Ennywho, I picked out a spot for it so now I've just got to get my arse in gear and dig a hole. Thinking about using a piece of 3.5 inch pipe I already have and making an adapter to hold this Ku dish on that. If this dish doesn't work out, then there's that 10.5' Raydx that's still on a temp mount on my car trailer that might need a permanent mount.