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glen_turner2002
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Need Poty Lens

Post by glen_turner2002 » Wed Jul 06, 2022 4:25 pm

Hi,

My Poty lens has fallen off my POTY and got mowed up. I had the small black PLA crossed type, I've tried the standard stubby white one that's circular and about 1 inch long but it's very poor. I've been looking to buy another lens, someone said the pointy one is okay, I've been looking for a supplier of just the lens and not a new poty.
Does anybody know of one or can 3d print one I can PayPal them the money if they have one or can print me one.

I could have kicked myself when I saw I'd lost mine.

Regards,

Glen..

g0mjw
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Re: Need Poty Lens

Post by g0mjw » Wed Jul 06, 2022 4:36 pm

I think Passion Radio sell the HB9PZK lens.

Edit - seem to have sold out. https://www.passion-radio.com/satellite ... -1027.html

You can't simply 3D print one. It has to be the correct dielectric material.

Mike

glen_turner2002
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Re: Need Poty Lens

Post by glen_turner2002 » Wed Jul 06, 2022 5:20 pm

Hi, sadly they have none in stock, I've already put my name down to be notified when they come back in.
The one I had was 3D printed from PLA and that worked great.
It was the same one thats on this website: http://www.hybridpretender.nl/poty.html

Glen.

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Re: Need Poty Lens

Post by radiogareth » Thu Jul 07, 2022 8:32 am

I can print you one Glen, let me know which FD version you require. That said, I tried one a while back and whilst it worked, it wasn't as good as either a 'Rocket' cap or one I turned up out of rexolite.
Gareth

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Re: Need Poty Lens

Post by G7JTT » Thu Jul 07, 2022 11:46 am

I wonder if this LNB would have a suitable lens ?

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/163987437670 ... media=COPY

73 John

glen_turner2002
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Re: Need Poty Lens

Post by glen_turner2002 » Thu Jul 07, 2022 5:57 pm

radiogareth wrote:
Thu Jul 07, 2022 8:32 am
I can print you one Glen, let me know which FD version you require. That said, I tried one a while back and whilst it worked, it wasn't as good as either a 'Rocket' cap or one I turned up out of rexolite.
Gareth
Hi Gareth,

Thanks for the offer to print me one. The one I've been using is the one shown on the page and as I can't open the files I don't know which one this is. I would have thought the final one but that's a guess...

If you can print me one (If those files work) just email me and I can PayPal you what the money you want.
My email address is: glen_turner2002@yahoo.co.uk

Thanks

Glen...

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Re: Need Poty Lens

Post by radiogareth » Fri Jul 08, 2022 8:14 am

I think the three files are for different F/D dishes. A bit of a google should help you work out what your one is, then I can print the required although its not a big print job so I could do you all three for you to try.
Gareth

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Re: Need Poty Lens

Post by glen_turner2002 » Fri Jul 08, 2022 5:04 pm

radiogareth wrote:
Fri Jul 08, 2022 8:14 am
I think the three files are for different F/D dishes. A bit of a google should help you work out what your one is, then I can print the required although its not a big print job so I could do you all three for you to try.
Gareth
Hi Gareth,

If printing the 3 isn't a big job it would give me something to experiment with. If you email me what you want for doing the job plus the postage I can PayPal you the money...

Thanks so much for offering to do this.


Glen...

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