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CB Radio, I need 1

Discussion in 'Chit-Chat' started by PortFJ62, Aug 24, 2006.

  1. PortFJ62

    PortFJ62

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    Any online suggestions? Just want something simple for trail use.
     
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    Trunk Monkey Moderator

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    Radio Shack, Ebay, classifieds.
     
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    My only advice would be to not spend much on a CB. There is not much difference between the cheap ones and the good ones. I got some cheap Midlands for $11 each and they are as good as anything. The max power is 4 watts whether you spend $11 or $150.

    In terms of what is readily available, the Uniden 510s set the standard of value per $. This is just my opinion, but I'll stand by it.

    Spend some $$ on a good antenna. The Lil Wil discussed in another recent thread is great for the $, and if you want to spend some coin, the Wilson 5000 is about as good as it gets. Seriously, spend your money on the antenna!

    Save your radio money for 2 meter (VHF Ham) radio. It puts CB to shame. Look in the Outfitting section.
     
  4. zcruiser

    zcruiser Needs monitoring

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    I think I still have one I took out of my Vega that only has 21 channels.
     
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    X2 on the uniden
     
  6. PortFJ62

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    Uniden sounds good.
     
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    Sooo.... it wasn't used much then, huh? :D

    Walmart usually has the midland for around $35. Might have to check more than one store, though. Seems not all of the stores stock CBs.
     
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    X2 on the 2MeterVhf radio.
     
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    Hard to go wrong with Cobra if you get one of the silver faced ones not the cheap plastic cased ones. my.02
     
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    x3 on Uniden (pro510xl)

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    and a 3-4 ft FIRESTIK
     
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