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Recommend a CB radio?

Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by garrettski, Nov 5, 2008.

  1. Nov 5, 2008 at 6:26 AM
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    garrettski

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    Anyone know wich one i should get? Value for money?
     
  2. Nov 5, 2008 at 6:29 AM
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    SocalMan22

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    Check walmart out good prices on cobra's i will be getting the cobra 19 ultra III small compact and im gonna put it in the center console.
     
  3. Nov 5, 2008 at 7:11 AM
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    Janster

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    This one is a bare bones basic CB that's tried & true. I have two of them. One is mounted in my jeep and the other we use to swap back-n-forth in our other vehicles.

    Uniden 520XL
    [​IMG]

    I had one in my 96 tacoma also - fit perfectly where the ash tray was.
     
  4. Nov 5, 2008 at 7:16 AM
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    LonghornTaco

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    Stupid question - why do you need a CB anymore? Is it useful anywhere else other than the trails?
     
  5. Nov 5, 2008 at 7:16 AM
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    jhodge83

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    wat?
    i had this one in my taco for a while and its really good for the money. if ur just using it for short distance, ie trails, then u'd be ok w/ this one
     
  6. Nov 5, 2008 at 7:18 AM
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    lsocoee

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    After a hurricane came through our area, the cell towers were either inoperable or jammed up. A CB would have been much easier than pulling everyone off to the side of the road on our way back.
     
  7. Nov 5, 2008 at 7:19 AM
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    SocalMan22

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    Jhodge is correct great for short distances.
     
  8. Nov 5, 2008 at 7:24 AM
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    Uniden and Cobra are pretty popular!
     
  9. Nov 5, 2008 at 7:28 AM
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    wat?
    i had mine peaked and i was still able to talk to a shop about 2.5 miles away...but the shop was REALLY high powered
     
  10. Nov 5, 2008 at 8:18 AM
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    Use it for traveling......

    Traveling with a group of people to communicate to eachother. Use it to monitor truckers - traffic & police information. Truckers are funny as hell to listen to.
     
  11. Nov 5, 2008 at 8:21 AM
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    I plugged in my Uniden with a 24" K40 power whip on my jeep and I'm able to reach truckers on the highway which is about 1-2 miles away from my house. Never had it tuned....
     
  12. Nov 5, 2008 at 8:49 AM
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    Get a good one. Don't mess around with a POS or you'll regret it. (That is my $0.02 worth).

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  13. Nov 5, 2008 at 9:10 AM
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    wat?
    what model is that? i upgraded to a 29 LTD black chrome
     
  14. Nov 5, 2008 at 9:42 AM
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    That CB is actually in my Prelude right now, and I replace it with a Blue Tooth 29 Cobra for the Tacoma. ;)
     
  15. Nov 5, 2008 at 4:55 PM
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    How come your deck sticks out so far?, i have the exact same one and i love it.
     
  16. Nov 5, 2008 at 5:01 PM
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    I love cb's they are the best ever!!!!! a must have on interstates!!!!!!! if you are looking for a good cheap radio look at cobra or uiden.... willson makes pretty good antennas for the $$$$$
     
  17. Nov 5, 2008 at 5:10 PM
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    Whats the difference between cb and vhf?
     
  18. Nov 5, 2008 at 5:14 PM
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    A vhf is a Marine radio not use on dry land.
     
  19. Nov 5, 2008 at 5:17 PM
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    never mess around on channel 9!!! haha
     
  20. Nov 5, 2008 at 5:19 PM
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    Over here is CA the coast guard, and ships use 16 and you get yelled at for screwing around on that channel.
     
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