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Old 10-08-2011, 03:13 PM   #1
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Winegard Sensar Antenna

Does your Antenna rubber feet touch the rubber membrane roof?
Has any one had the rubber feet of the Antenna rub a hole in the rubber membrane roof?


I ask these two questions because I had my Winegard Sensar Antenna and the rubber membrane roof replaced after hail damage. As far as I remember the old Winegard Sensar Antenna set on the roof when all the way down and now the new Winegard Sensar Antenna feet is about three inches above the roof.


I asked the installer about this and he said "that is the way they are and if the feet touched the roof it would ware a hole in the roof". He said "I guess Winegard got smart and made it so they would not touch the roof".
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Why do you think it has feet. Get some BS repellant for next time you talk to the installer.
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Does your Antenna rubber feet touch the rubber membrane roof?
Has any one had the rubber feet of the Antenna rub a hole in the rubber membrane roof?


I ask these two questions because I had my Winegard Sensar Antenna and the rubber membrane roof replaced after hail damage. As far as I remember the old Winegard Sensar Antenna set on the roof when all the way down and now the new Winegard Sensar Antenna feet is about three inches above the roof.


I asked the installer about this and he said "that is the way they are and if the feet touched the roof it would ware a hole in the roof". He said "I guess Winegard got smart and made it so they would not touch the roof".
Yes, the feet should touch the roof. No, the feet will not wear a hole in the roof! You have been bamboozled! Silliest thing I ever heard.
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Raise and lower antenna rotating it just a little each way before lowering. I might just be a little off.
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You can try bending the wing a little - down at each end until the feet touch the roof.
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Why do you think it has feet. Get some BS repellant for next time you talk to the installer.
The Winegard Sensar 1 and 2 have 4 rubber "Bumper" type feet on the bottom of the head.. No, I do not think they actually touch the roof.. but then I'd have to get up and look at one again to be sure.

You remove these 4 feed when you upgrade to a Sensar 3 by installing the Wingman. Just so you know.

So douse your Flame... you goofed, not him.

NOTE to O/P: As I said, i do not THINK they touch the roof.. but I'm not sure without checkind and I can't do that till Tomorrow at the soonest. But 3 inches sounds a bit... high. More like 1 inch.
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The "replaced" Wingman has 4 feet on its bottom, You remove the feet on the Wingman only to facilitate mounting the Wingman.
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Thanks to all that responded.
It turned out to be the antenna was turned a little and one of the points from the cradle poked a large hole in the bottom bar that also spread the bar so it would not go down into the cradle any more. So now I have a new antenna with a hole in the bottom bar.
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The hole in the bottom bar should not affect performance.. A bit of "GOOP" will close it if you are concerned.. but I'd not worry.
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Put a strip of Eternabond under it and then you don't worry.

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