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CB Radio Discussions

Discussion in 'Southern California' started by digitaLbraVo, Jan 22, 2013.

  1. Jan 25, 2013 at 11:03 PM
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    akaryanreynolds

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    Definitely checkout that website there awesome!!

    Almost everybody that go to the OC meets has a cb. Defiantly get one, I vote for the Cobra 75 STWX......all you need in a cb packed right into the hand mic. As for the antenna go with a firestik II, it has a tunable tip on it that you will need to tune the cb to get a good broadcasting range.

    I also got a SWR tuner if you wanna come to one of the OC meet we can tune it for you.
     
  2. Jan 27, 2013 at 9:33 AM
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    digitaLbraVo

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    Oh yeah I'm not a fan of solo running my copilot just sticks his head out while we're climbing to keep an eye on rocks for me.

    9 out of 10 times all I'm doing is crawling dirt trails and maybe going up some big hills but we always scout ahead of time and decide if it's worth the risk and if we can make it up, always erring on the side of "Nah let's go back."

    Although we almost got ourselves into some trouble yesterday mudding in Corona/Perris south of Lake Matthews, we ended up in this soft sandy crap and had ZERO traction to climb out of a huge hole/canyon that dirt bikes tear up. But here I am! I had one of those "Retrospect being 20/20 a truck up top with a long tow hook could just pull us up this slippery hill, what a stupid idea this was." but hey you can't go back in time, right?

    The rest of the day was an absolute blast. I'm still shopping for a CB, I bought a 4' Firefly to bed mount with one of those bed rail mounts from ATO, I'm just stuck on the CB. So you guys recommended weather band so I'm looking out for those, then I saw the one I was looking at has a bunch of negative reviews about being difficult to read in the daylight. Is this something I should be concerned about? Or am I realistically gonna set it once and not touch it for most of the day... Also is a backlit display something I should consider important?

    I really appreciate the advice so far and I will be coming to a TW OC meet for sure, I meant to go this week but ended up being ultra busy at work and just lost track of time. Thanks for the help guys you've been awesome so far.
     
  3. Feb 9, 2013 at 2:28 PM
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    DSully72

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    hey guys. im having problems with my microphone for my cb. im getting tired of buying the same pos ones from cobra that just go out on me. right now my switch is jacked up. anywho, i just need some suggestions on a reliable yet affordable cb microphone.
     
  4. Feb 9, 2013 at 2:42 PM
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    Astatic makes a great mic. Prob find them for around 50-60 dollars

    Stryker makes a good one too between 30-50 dollars
     
  5. Feb 9, 2013 at 2:52 PM
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    Astatic and Stryker. got it lol. I saw a noise cancelling Astatic online for like $30. dont know much about it other than it will work and its got the abs plastic shell i think. sound like a safe bet?
     
  6. Feb 9, 2013 at 3:36 PM
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    Yup. If you just want it for basic 4x4 trips that will do fine. :)
     
  7. Feb 9, 2013 at 3:39 PM
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    yeah i dont need anything serious. just something that isnt gonna crap out on me anytime soon
     
  8. Feb 9, 2013 at 3:44 PM
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    I got an Astatic that my father in law had in his 18 wheeler for 20 years. It was a higher end model, but still works fantastic
     
  9. Feb 9, 2013 at 3:47 PM
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    right on. ill check out that 636L. hoping the astatic name will make it less of a POS then the cheap cobra ones ive been buying.
     
  10. Feb 9, 2013 at 6:29 PM
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    :) I would never buy cobra. Haahaahaahaa.

    But then I again I get quality hand me downs from my father in law. :)

    Most people are :jelly: when they see mine
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    Which is highly modified
     
  11. Feb 13, 2013 at 8:20 AM
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    Does anyone know of a hand held cb with a PA option. i like the idea of less clutter in my cab. But the ability to hoot and holler at people is a must. I appreciate any help.
     
  12. Feb 13, 2013 at 8:46 AM
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    I use to have a CB, I miss it. When I was in high school everybody had one. We use to ride around town talking on them, and we use to play CB hide-&-seek. There was a parking lot that was (Base) and we had town boundaries we couldint drive outside of...The seeker would search trying to find us and clues/misinformation was given over the radio...If the seeker got their headlights on your vehicle you were out.

    One other time a friend and I were told to leave a parking area for "loitering"..by a local PD.. he was being an dick, and when we left I said "what you think of that asshole?" (I was on channel 3 btw) and the cop pulled in front of me and got out saying "Asshole? I'll show you asshole! I aint playin your 3 year old games. I've been listening to you for the past hour" To which I replied "Sorry sir" and left...As soon as I hit the edge of town I transmitted back "what a corrupted fusking town!! out of line cops..small town retardedness..anyways Just thought i'd share. But yeah...CB's are fun.
     
  13. Feb 13, 2013 at 8:37 PM
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    Astatic and quality...LULZ...if you truly want quality audio, then invest in a Heil microphone and adapt it to your CB.
     
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