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Old 12-04-2012, 03:46 PM   #1
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Windgard Wingman????

I`m thinking about buying a windgard wingman,but I want to get some real reviews of them.You only get their reviews on their site.Be honest and detailed.It would be helpful for,area you live in and things like trees,and anything else that would be helpful...Thanks in advance.

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Old 12-04-2012, 03:51 PM   #2
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Get it

Best $20-30 you will spend and the easiest thing you will ever install on your unit.....good luck only thing that might be better is the OXY shower head.....but I watch TV a lot more than I bathe.....


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Old 12-04-2012, 03:57 PM   #3
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I have a regular campground & site at the beach that I visit often. The difference between having the Wingman is with over-the-air stations is that the picture is clearer and doesn't break up. I don't think I get any more channels but I haven't really put much effort into searching for the perfect antenna location either.
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Old 12-04-2012, 03:57 PM   #4
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I as well as several fellow campers I know have installed the Wingman and yes it does work. You do have to aim it toward the strongest signal with the help of the signal strength meter on your tv. I would definately get one or look at installing the Jack antenna which I've read good things about.
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Old 12-04-2012, 05:36 PM   #5
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The jack antenna allows you to aim it but doesn't need to be cranked up or down.
I've had experience with both and you cannt go wrong either way.
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Old 12-04-2012, 06:03 PM   #6
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Had the wingman and saw NO real difference. Bought a JACK antenna replacement head and saw a BIG difference.

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Old 12-04-2012, 06:14 PM   #7
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I installed one right when they came out.
They advertise you will double your channels.
Before installing I received 6 over the air digital channels while parked in my driveway.
After installing (and without even raising the antenna) I was able to pull in 20.

After deleting the Spanish channels & was getting 15 so it worked better than advertised.

Just remember, itís not a fix all cure. I have set up in a half dozen places where no signal could be found at all.
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Old 12-04-2012, 08:29 PM   #8
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Check out the product review forum on this device.

It gets a "Herk's Thumb's Up"

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Old 12-04-2012, 08:36 PM   #9
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I agree.

I had to bend one of the metal wings a bit as it caught under the AC cover when closed and would catch when trying to crank up. Otherwise very good results.


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Originally Posted by sail2liv View Post
Best $20-30 you will spend and the easiest thing you will ever install on your unit.

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