Originally Posted by rick danger
didnt think of that. I was planning on traveling with it. So you dont think the bottom, even with through bolts will stand the wind pressure at highway speeds? Did either of you look into adding an external hard drive to make it a dvr? (for the one time $40 I think it is).
I have added the USB hard drive to my system. You will need to format it using the receivers menu, and make a "ONE TIME" payment of $40 dollars to DISH to activate the option. Works GREAT!! I would recommend nothing less than a 2Tb hard drive, as the movies use up a lot of space.
As for the tailgater on the roof, I sure would not want to be the car behind you while you are traveling at 60 down the highway. There are TINY little screws holding the 2 halves together and the plastic boss(s) on the bottom of the unit would break off with the strong wind blowing against the unit. They were not built for that type of use. Although, I did originally think of doing that. It would be about as aerodynamic as a flat piece of board mounted on top of your ladder.
I like the DISH receiver that has the SLING BOX incorporated into it. That way I could leave that unit running at home and log into it from where ever we are camping (Wi-Fi permitting), and get our local stations, while using the 211/Tailgater on the TT. Only problem is, you can't use both boxes in two different location on the same contract, would have to pay for separate services... according to DISH.. not to say that there is not a way around that.
Just my thoughts,
Just my thoughts,
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