A retractable UHF mic holder.........

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  1. HomerOz

    HomerOz

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    G'Day Fella's,

    I usually use a couple of Uniden portable UHF radios, in my 4WD.
    I initially made up a bracket, that utilises the lug on the back of the radio, to hold it in place in this bracket, in the vehicle.
    I then used to pass the microphone and pigs tail cable thru the handle on the A pillar, adjacent to the windscreen on my TLC, to hold the mic in place. This worked but the mic flapped about on rough tracks, and hit the windscreen.
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    I got to thinking of a better option for this, after seeing the truck drivers on "Ice Road Truckers", using a retractable mic holder and came up with a potential and cheap solution.
    I had a retractable security pass retainer, laying about from some job I worked at, and I clipped it in place, behind the plactic furniture, at the top of the A Pillar, of my BJ73 TLC.
    I then placed the part that feeds thru the security pass, around the cord on my radio's mic and with a small cable tie, to hold this in place, and Hey Presto, I have a retractable Mic Holder.
    Here are some images of this set up.
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    Hope that helps

    D'oh!
    Homer
     
    Last edited: Jul 22, 2018
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    G'Day Fella's,

    Thanks for the Heads Up on this Fj81, very much appreciated.

    Regards
    Homer
     
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