Forest River Forums
Sunline User Photos


Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 05-15-2012, 08:21 AM   #11
Phat Phrog Stunt Team
 
f1100turbo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Iowa
Posts: 23,785
Ok take arm off .
Measure up say 10 inches and cut at 45 degrees.
turn piece cut off and weld to obtain a 90
Measure 5 inches cut another 45
Turn piece and weld to obtain another 45.
Antenna still lays flat.
clear as mud?
__________________

__________________
2011 palomino sabre 32 bhok-6
2012 nights camped (34) FINAL
2013 nights camped (28)FINAL
2014 nights camped (27)
http://www.forestriverforums.com/for...58-albums.html
f1100turbo is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 05-15-2012, 08:21 AM   #12
Phat Phrog Stunt Team
 
f1100turbo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Iowa
Posts: 23,785
Double dog leg
__________________

__________________
2011 palomino sabre 32 bhok-6
2012 nights camped (34) FINAL
2013 nights camped (28)FINAL
2014 nights camped (27)
http://www.forestriverforums.com/for...58-albums.html
f1100turbo is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 05-15-2012, 08:48 AM   #13
Senior Member
 
Timex's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Hattiesburg, MS
Posts: 970
Or you could leave it up all the time. I've seen people traveling down the hiway with the antenna in the raised position. Some even go as far as adding a small sun roof later!

Sorry, couldn't help myself!

Seriously though, I've see the cranks for the antenna in bedrooms far away from a tv. Always wondered why. Now I know; no place on the roof to put it!
__________________
Timex is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-15-2012, 08:58 AM   #14
Site Team
 
MtnGuy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Virginia Blue Ridge Foothills
Posts: 7,603
I think the double dog leg is a great idea. If I were in that predicament, that is what I would try 1st, even before my previous idea of angling the antennae differently on the roof.
__________________

Chap , DW Joy, and Fur Baby Sango
2006 Ford F150 Super Cab 4x4
2008 Surveyor 263
MtnGuy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-15-2012, 09:10 AM   #15
Site Team - Lou
 
Herk7769's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: South Eastern PA
Posts: 16,527
There should be enough room to install a Jack.
It could also be mounted reversed if needed.

There is also a Winegard circular digital antenna that has a much larger UHF loop and does not turn.

Winegard Roadstar RV Antenna RS-2000 VHF UHF FM Signals on eBay!
__________________

Lou and Laura with Bella the German Short Hair Pointer
2008 GMC Sierra 2500HD Crewcab SB Allison Duramax
2010 Flagstaff 8526RLWS - 5th Wheel Pullrite Superglide 3300
(2009: 28) (2010: 74) (2011: 93) (2012: 31) (2013: 101) (2014: 30) (2015: ?)
I've learned that pleasing everyone is impossible, but ticking everyone off is a piece of cake.
Herk7769 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-16-2012, 12:01 PM   #16
Member
 
maggiek's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Canada
Posts: 73
Quote:
Originally Posted by f1100turbo View Post
You know if you found a good aluminium welder just take off the antenna arm and weld an offset in it so its further further from the a/c .
a dog leg if you will.
prolly cost you $20.00 bones.
A good thought.....but. Assuming the time to remove and install the lift assembly, the cost of the welding plus the cost of the "Wingman" attachment I'd be money and effort ahead buying and installing the Jack antenna head. If only Forest River put some thought into the initial design/lay-out of the roof mounted requipment.........!!!

Thanks to all who passed along their thoughts, shows how great the community is
__________________

__________________

Steve & Millie
Maggie the cocker spanial
2011 RAM 1500 Quad Cab 2wd Hemi 3:55 gear
Rockwood Mini-Lite 2304
maggiek is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
antenna, led pad

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off






ForestRiverForums.com is not in any way associated with Forest River, Inc. or its associated RV manufacturing divisions.

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

RV & Travel Trailer Communities

Our RV & Travel Trailer sites encompasses virtually all types of Recreational Vehicles, from brand-specific to general RV communities.

» More about our RV Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities


Copyright 2002-2012 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:47 AM.


Forest River RV News right to your Email!

Stay up-to-date with Forest River news to your inbox

unsusbcribe at anytime with one click

Close [X]