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Removal of satellite plate on roof

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Post by Tigerbadge Wed Feb 15, 2023 6:03 am

Hi I have the metal plate from a satellite dish or dome that is on my roof, there before I brought it.
It looks like it’s stuck on, I want to put a solar panel up there so would like to take it off.
Would I use a cheese wire & silicone remover?.
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Post by PLOUGHLIN Wed Feb 15, 2023 6:07 am

Be careful, I had a SD pad on my roof. Attempted to carefully remove it and gelcoat surface cracked and lifted. If possible try to leave as is.

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Post by IanH Wed Feb 15, 2023 7:11 am

If you use a framed solar panel it'll be about 25mm clear of the roof anyway and whatever that is will be under it. So no issues there.
If you use a semi flexible panel (and I wouldn't) then you could glue a material (plastic sheet?) of same thickness around it then glue the panel to that.
As Peter says, may be risky to remove and really isn't a problem anyway.....
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Post by Tigerbadge Wed Feb 15, 2023 9:08 am

I’m getting the panel fitted for me so hopefully it can stay.
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Studs might need cutting off though.
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Post by IanH Thu Feb 16, 2023 3:56 am

Be worth a good bead of sealant around the existing panel while easy to do........
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Post by Tigerbadge Sat Mar 04, 2023 6:27 am

Had The panel fitted this week, all is good & can’t even see the satellite plate which I did reseal.
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