Sky dishes

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  1. mrtaytay

    mrtaytay Grand Master
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    I have bumped a few sky dishes over the past few years with my ladder. I bashed one this morning and spent all day feeling guilty about it. Normally when I bump into one I have a sneaky look through the window to see if the custy is still getting a reception. Todays custies were out and I kept imagining them coming back to find that sky wouldnt work. I was tempted to go round to ask them if they were still getting a signal, but in the end didnt. I just thought that if I turned up and told them that I had knocked their satellite dish, then,even if it was fine now, any future problem may be blamed on me.

    What do other people do when they bash a dish with their pole or ladder?....just carry on and forget about it?. A couple of years ago I did have a customer blame me for loss of sky reception even though I was sure my ladder hadn't touched the dish.
     
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  2. Smurf

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    I would only say anything if I happen to break whatever it is off the end. Now I remember the LNB then it will be truly knackered.:D
     
  3. mrtaytay

    mrtaytay Grand Master
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    Luckily everything was still intact. Cant believe how low this sky dish was.....just above the patio doors
     
  4. Tuffers

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    Ladders could knock a dish out of line, a pole is too light to.

    1-0 to WFP :cool:

    Unless you use a cnc banana :whistle:
     
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    Yep it seems sat installers don't go above ground floor now but they still drill holes in ppls walls :D

     
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    That is to anchor the ladder so they can use their vertical life line & harness. Bless em:D
     
  8. daveyboy

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    My mate subcontracts for sky..get caught not harnessed and bolted to the wall and it's the job centre for you
     
  9. mrtaytay

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    My mate has told me they are doing that now....dont they need to seek the houseowners permission before they start drilling.
     
  10. Smurf

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    No not really as is part of the instillation cost. If they don't agree they don't get a dish fitted :D
     
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