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Old 08-17-2012, 12:14 AM   #11
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I still got charged for *free shipping*. In the past there would be an option to enter GS membership number but not this time. The directions stated to use the regular option for shipping but it added the full charge. There were only one option to select from....

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Old 08-17-2012, 06:25 AM   #12
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Hi all, I havent gotten mine yet, I didnt have shipping fees cause I'm a Good Sam member. I bought it cause I have little faith in my antenna lol. Guess I still have not figured out which end is the front or the back of the antenna. It just doesnt make much differance when I do a scan of the channels. jdadoug
Did you do a scan on forum search on "winegard wingman" as search terms?

The white housing is the "front" and should always point at the towers.
Use an internet program like "www.antennaweb.org to find the direction to the antenna farm.

The Sensar Wingman will double digital reception on older Sensar antennas.

ALWAYS have the "booster" button ON and scan for channels AFTER you point point the white amp box at the antenna farm. Use the "AIR" setting (not cable) when you do your TV scan feature.
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Old 08-17-2012, 06:37 AM   #13
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Did you do a scan on forum search on "winegard wingman" as search terms?
These work great. About a 5 minute install and I get about 50% more channels.
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Old 08-17-2012, 07:55 AM   #14
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I just installed a wingman and it made a significant difference. Other than just about slipping off the roof by the ladder, install was very easy. My cat like reflexes grabbed the ladder and saved from the sudden stop below.
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Old 08-17-2012, 08:44 AM   #15
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Troyt.... Your suppose to drink the beer after the install not before
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Old 08-17-2012, 08:46 AM   #16
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I just installed a wingman and it made a significant difference. Other than just about slipping off the roof by the ladder, install was very easy. My cat like reflexes grabbed the ladder and saved from the sudden stop below.
Man I am glad you caught yourself!
I always worry about falling when I am up there.
Stay LOW and NEVER lean over unless laying more than 75% of your body mass flat on the roof. About "boob" level ON the roof. If you can't reach from there; time to get a TALL ladder.
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Old 08-22-2012, 08:58 PM   #17
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Did a test

Ok, so I got it last Friday right before we left for the lake. Wifey suprised me with it. So I hooked it up and finally got some channels on the tube. Best thing is I didnt have to run the antenna up and I had a nice picture. jdadoug
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Old 08-22-2012, 09:22 PM   #18
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In the end was it worth it to you? Sounds like it is.

I don't know if I still have one coming or not as we were trying to cancel the order (one of the reasons was that I had forgotten about the Wingman). If it comes by the following Friday I will check it out at the beach. I tend to lose the signal in the evening towards the end of a good show.
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Old 08-23-2012, 10:43 PM   #19
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Yes it was!

Yes it was, now I have another option, I'm not so sure my antenna/cable is all that good. Besides, I'll never worry about leaving with the antenna up.

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In the end was it worth it to you? Sounds like it is.

I don't know if I still have one coming or not as we were trying to cancel the order (one of the reasons was that I had forgotten about the Wingman). If it comes by the following Friday I will check it out at the beach. I tend to lose the signal in the evening towards the end of a good show.
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Old 08-25-2012, 05:51 PM   #20
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Got the answer to the question if I have one coming or not. It arrived in a really big box on Thursday. I tested it out and got 4 channels (2 were the same show) with it. The picture was pretty clear. Using the Winegard got 7 channels. We are closed to a pretty big hill. I can see the value in the item based on certain things but wasn't the right product for me - I rather use the Winegard antenna.
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