I remember reading a thread here ages ago with stories and photos of dodgy installs.
Well, over the last year or so, I've been collecting a few little gems of technical expertise myself.
I'm sure most of you guys have seen this all before,
Edit>> images are here: http://www.dtvforum....showtopic=78647
(I don't get why I can't post images that are hosted externally... anyway)
Two and four way "splitter":
A "Crimped" (!) F connector:
Here's one of my more recent finds...
A seven way "Splitter":
This thing had been in-situ for about 5 years. A sparkie had recently added a new spur to a 'Granny flat' out the back. (Granny was the complainant)
Another interesting example of cable preparation & crimping:
It fell off when I lifted up the splitter it was screwed into:
I attended a property last week that had lost TV reception since the rain stated...
- There was an old Kingray amp - attached to the mast upside down...
You guys have any similar stories or photos of shame?
Edited by michael_sa, 22 May 2009 - 05:54 PM.