Does anyone have an old WildBlue dish?

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I know this is weird. But I'm a huge fanboy of the two way transmission between earth satellite and LEO satellites. 

Wildblue / Exede / Viasat technology is awesome, regardless of people's scrutiny, the technology allowing a modem to fire off a bunch of data from your house to a satellite 22,500 miles away is incredible. And a lot of people undermine that.

Anyway. I am looking for a first gen WildBlue dish with the WildBlue logo as in tact as possible for my mancave. I have a Directway dish already mounted on a wall, but the original wildblue logo is just a masterpiece in my opinion.

Wildblue worked so weirdly. The signal was shot to a subreflector, then to the dish, then out to space. What a wonder!! What ingenius bastard even thought of such a thing?!

BUT YEAH. TL;DR if anyone here has an original wildblue reflector with the logo in good condition and not rusted i'll pay shipping + tip to have it sent to me

ZA WARUDO
TOKI WO TOMARE!
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Michael McDowell

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I have one that is NIB!  The box is approx 27" by 31" by 8".  Not sure what it weighs. It will probably be pretty expensive to ship but it is yours if you want it.  I'm in Indiana.  mmcdowel@hotmail.com.
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NIB? Any chance you could take a pic and upload it? I
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Michael McDowell

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Not tonight,  but I could do it in the morning and also weigh it for you.
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Dio Brando

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Word.
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Michael McDowell

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Here are the pics.  The box weighs about 33 lbs.
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Dio Brando,
Best I can tell, all the hardware is there.
email me at mmcdowel@hotmail.com if you are interested
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BTW i want the ORIGINAL wildblue dish, not the ********* wildblue/exede combo they release a while ago where the TRIA faced the dish. I want the original where the tria shot at the subreflector..
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See the source image
so like this
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Michael McDowell

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I'm sure that is what I have.  I'll get some pics in the morning.
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Aww man I no longer have one. But I had WildBlue years ago and that’s the dish we had. Would lose signal in the rain though haha. I remember sometimes not being able to get online all day because it wouldn’t stop raining.
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LEO? They are / were GEO.
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I have one of these.  It used to stay connected in the rain most of the time.
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Dio Brando

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