[QUOTE=frjeff;436998]I have a new tripod DirecTV dish set-up not yet tried.
Somewhat worried about the anchoring and stability of the dish in winds, etc.
Any ideas from other users of same that make the set-up no more difficult, but give peace of mind as to the dish stability?
Plywood base, steel base, whatever?[/QUOTE
I have a 5 gallon bucket that I tie to the center of the tripod just slightly off of the ground and fill it with water. Works like a champ. A 3 gallon bucket would probably be ok too. Just make sure you spread the tripod legs out relatively wide to give it more stability. Never lost mine yet.
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