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CB RADIO ..ANYONE STILL USE THEM ON HIWAY TRIPS?

Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by wmg, Mar 20, 2017.

  1. Mar 20, 2017 at 1:56 PM
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    wmg

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    I'm thinking of installing a small unit ..mostly for use on trips between Pa & Va...are they of any use as such for traffic/speed traps etc as they used to be during the big crazy period? Been a long time since I have had one.....
     
  2. Mar 20, 2017 at 1:57 PM
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    very common for off road use. Can use on the high way too.
     
  3. Mar 20, 2017 at 1:59 PM
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    They're pretty common.

    On trails, I use them to relay information to the group. On road trips, we find it easier to have conversations between each other which helps to break up the long drives. I also use it with my PA to holler at the fly ass honeys at the mall.
     
  4. Mar 20, 2017 at 2:00 PM
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    Mine got delivered today according to Amazon :)

    Never used one before though :anonymous:
     
  5. Mar 20, 2017 at 2:02 PM
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    thats why I just bought a PA.. Read the reviews.

    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001D0LMG2/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o01_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
     
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    That's the exact one I have. I'd recommend changing out the bolt that connects the PA to the base. The one it came with rusted pretty quickly.
     
  7. Mar 20, 2017 at 2:05 PM
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    Ill see what I have laying around in my toolbox. I have a trip that I was going to use this, on this weekend. Hopefully it wont rust that quickly
     
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    Preemptively posting this. Watch the positioning of the nylon spacer and make sure your mount is grounded properly.


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    Yupper understand the trail use ..Over the years have had a number of jeeps built strictly for off road & utilized CB's..sorry the question wasn't clear..I wondered if they are still used by over the road drivers and other travelers on the big 4 lanes...
     
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    Aaah, the cell phone of the 1970’s! That was how we communicated to each other. Great times! Do you use the same lingo as back then or has it changed?
     
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    I just took mine out, didn't use it as much as I thought and I have another mag-mount wilson to use if I want something on a road trip. I'm going to be selling what I have if anyone is interested
     

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