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Old 07-30-2015, 01:20 PM   #1
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Getting ready for some Football!

So I love my new, to me, Roo 19. I have loved everything about it, but now it's quickly becoming football season.

So I live in Phoenix, AZ so we can be camping year round, which is awesome. The mix of cool woods, beer and 49ers football is just too alluring to pass up. I need a recommendation from the group. I need to get the following before September:
  • TV
  • DirecTV Dish
  • Replacement Speakers (the factory ones are terrible)
  • Possibly are replacement for the Jensen CD/DVD player

I would love to be able to have the largest TV possible and still look nice inside. Also I want to be able to take the TV outside and mount it on the mounting bracket where the outside grill mounts.

We do mostly boondocking and we already have a pretty good generator that can handle just about anything.

Thanks for the help everyone.

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Old 07-30-2015, 01:47 PM   #2
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First, you should have a 2 battery setup, preferably two 6v golf cart batteries.
Second, hardwire an inverter to plug in the tv and Sat receiver. Then you don't have to run the generator constantly.

By the way, GO NINERS! (From a Niners fan, living in Zombie Seahawk Fan Land)

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What? You're not a Cardinals fan?
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Old 07-30-2015, 02:59 PM   #4
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If it didn't cost so much to ship I would send you my Dish for free. I have one of those dishes with the tripod and only used it once.

I switched to Dish and pathway x2 and don't plan to ever do anything manually again, lol.
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Old 07-30-2015, 03:13 PM   #5
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I'd buy a nice 21 inch Samsumg tv and use the tailgater satellite system. Later RJD
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Old 07-31-2015, 12:20 PM   #6
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You didn't mention if you are a college or Pac-12 football fan. If so, know that DirecTV does not carry the Pac-12 network. However, now that they have merged with AT&T (a Pac-12 partner) they may eventually.
Go Oregon Ducks, Go Seahawks! (P.s. I was really bummed when the Seahawks and 49ers were put in the same division because the 49ers were my other favorite team).
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I use the wineguard carry out automatic w/direct tv boxes,,,go cowboys,,,,
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Old 07-31-2015, 08:41 PM   #9
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I went as cheap as I could, although I'm a directv subscriber at home, my decision was easy.

I purchased the Wineguard carry out mp1 (manual) as well as a tripod. I purchased a triplett 3275 satellite finder and purchased Dish Align Pro app for my iPhone.

The sat finder, and apps on my iPhone are great tools to line up, level and obtain the sat signal in about 5 minutes as long as I've got a decent shot at the southern sky.

I keep my directv receiver in the Roo, but purchased a long hdmi cable so that all I have to move is the television, and hook up the longer hdmi cable from the tv outside to the receiver inside....less work, etc.

All of that said, the Wineguard carry out mp1 is not hd. If you want hd quality, you would have to look at their other products.

Oh....I forgot.....

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New York Football Giants !!!

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