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CB radios

Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by beastlytaco, Jul 4, 2009.

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whats your CB and how do you use it

Poll closed Aug 3, 2009.
  1. Cobra

    37 vote(s)
    50.0%
  2. Midland

    13 vote(s)
    17.6%
  3. Uniden

    9 vote(s)
    12.2%
  4. other

    5 vote(s)
    6.8%
  5. Traffic use

    3 vote(s)
    4.1%
  6. trail use

    3 vote(s)
    4.1%
  7. talking use

    4 vote(s)
    5.4%
  8. other

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  1. Jul 4, 2009 at 9:30 AM
    #1
    beastlytaco

    beastlytaco [OP] This is TW. One never knows what is a joke anymore

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    whats your brand and how do you mostly use it?
     
  2. Jul 4, 2009 at 9:32 AM
    #2
    DanGer

    DanGer Avatar approved by 98tacomav6

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    I have heard good things about cobra, and that it is what i plan on getting when the time comes
     
  3. Jul 4, 2009 at 9:33 AM
    #3
    beastlytaco

    beastlytaco [OP] This is TW. One never knows what is a joke anymore

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    yeah, im between midland and cobra right now. but i know i want a firestik antenna.
     
  4. Jul 4, 2009 at 10:18 AM
    #4
    derekabraham

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    I have Midland. It's cool. :D
     
  5. Jul 4, 2009 at 10:22 AM
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    vtragweed

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    love my midland
     
  6. Jul 4, 2009 at 10:40 AM
    #6
    archerytarget

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    ive got a cobra 19 ultra III - works great and its cheap..i have a 2ft antenna from radioshack and a PA hooked up to it and i havent had any problems at all
     
  7. Jul 4, 2009 at 10:44 AM
    #7
    dtrujillo63

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  8. Jul 4, 2009 at 11:19 AM
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    tacomajim5

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    cobra is my cb of choice. always had the best luck with them.
     
  9. Jul 4, 2009 at 11:42 AM
    #9
    beastlytaco

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    Midland seems to be a good brand. I also have a K40 antenna. its base loaded and it has a magnet mount. anybody had experience with this? range issues?
     
  10. Jul 4, 2009 at 12:28 PM
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    luk8272

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    I have the midlan hand held. Intend to use it on the trails but the last few runs I made I was the only on with a radio. So for now I have been monitoring traffic on the interstate.
     
  11. Jul 4, 2009 at 12:36 PM
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    dhurley

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    Cobra 148 GTL, K40 magnet mount, power mic, peaked/tweeked, roger beep & echo. I don't have it in my new truck, yet.
     
  12. Jul 4, 2009 at 12:47 PM
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    cmack

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    I have a Uniden Pro 520XL. I haven't used it too much but I will mainly use it on trails. It comes in handy though for traffic use too.
     
  13. Jul 4, 2009 at 1:00 PM
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    Chad

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    Subscribing. That Midland looks like a good deal. Love Amazon. What kind of antennas would you guys recommend?
     
  14. Jul 4, 2009 at 1:19 PM
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    w8n4mud

    w8n4mud There's a mod for that!

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    Love it! Trail use only, BUT recently I got the PA speaker. So now Im using that for...
    1) Ordering food through the drive thru
    2) Playing my stereo a little louder
    3) Yelling at the pedestrians as I drive by
    4) Letting people know I'm backing up... they better leave me room.

    :D I'm totally kidding. It's fun to use though.
    [​IMG]
     
  15. Jul 4, 2009 at 1:27 PM
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    cmack

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    :laugh: i have the PA speaker too. :D

    [​IMG]
     
  16. Jul 4, 2009 at 1:31 PM
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    duckcmdr

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    codra and use mainly on the trail.
     
  17. Jul 4, 2009 at 1:40 PM
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    DDD

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    You set up this poll incorrectly.

    You are asking us 2 different questions and we can only select 1 item...
     
  18. Jul 4, 2009 at 1:50 PM
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    beastlytaco

    beastlytaco [OP] This is TW. One never knows what is a joke anymore

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    yeah i know i just realized that.
    can a mod fix this?
     
  19. Jul 4, 2009 at 7:25 PM
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    i have cobra 18wx st11
     
  20. Jul 4, 2009 at 7:28 PM
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    Uniden 520 floats in and out of the Camry with a Lil Will antenna...My uniden pc122 or Superstar 3900hp were floating in the p/u BUT the big plan is to mount the Magnum S-3 on a 6" swivel,passenger side hump just to the left of the glove box and the 10K on the tool box ( trying to find a gull-wing box for under $500:rolleyes: )..Love my "Export" radios,can float to "quiet" areas to talk during storms or busy times on the regular channels:cool:;)....
    Plus with the Tacoma install,I can justify buying a new radio for my "Mack Office":cool:.


    Snoope back quiet

    Do you guys run certain channels while out on the trails or just scan till you find someone??
     

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