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Squeaky Penguin's (Trip Reports) Build Thread

Discussion in '1st Gen. Builds (1995-2004)' started by Squeaky Penguin, Feb 3, 2013.

  1. Jul 2, 2014 at 12:38 PM
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    Squeaky Penguin

    Squeaky Penguin [OP] Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained

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    Yeah, whatever they have. Preferably with a tuneable tip so I don't have to cut it.

    Been running a 3' Firestik but a 4' would be fine too.
     
  2. Jul 2, 2014 at 4:30 PM
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    Wishbone Runner

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    No dice, all they had were shitty non-tuneable ones. I can't get mine below 2 on ch1 and 3 on ch 40 either . . . maybe we can swap antennas and see what happens?
     
  3. Jul 2, 2014 at 4:32 PM
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    Squeaky Penguin

    Squeaky Penguin [OP] Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained

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    Well, thanks for checking. We'll probably swap antennas and both be worse... :(
     
  4. Jul 2, 2014 at 5:18 PM
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    Squeaky Penguin

    Squeaky Penguin [OP] Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained

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    Well, going the wrong direction....

    Now my SWR reader isn't moving, so that's either not working, or the radio, or my little 3' section of coax.

    This damn radio is driving me insane :mad:
     
  5. Jul 2, 2014 at 7:50 PM
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    Wishbone Runner

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    That's what mine was doing and it was the mic connection. Check to see if you key it and the gauge moves. If not, I think it is the mic connection.
     
  6. Jul 2, 2014 at 9:36 PM
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    Squeaky Penguin

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    Mic connection is good. I've checked them, and on top of that little TX bars on the radio light up when keyed, and the PA speaker works fine.
     
  7. Jul 2, 2014 at 9:44 PM
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    Wishbone Runner

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    Well, then it's fucked.
     
  8. Jul 3, 2014 at 11:34 AM
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    Squeaky Penguin

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    Right you are. Radio is confirmed dead by the communications guy and his $9,000 testing machine. My brother is going to see if he can pick one up in Craig America today.
     
  9. Jul 3, 2014 at 12:00 PM
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    Wishbone Runner

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    LOL, good luck.
     
  10. Jul 3, 2014 at 4:37 PM
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    Hockeyman90

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    Hey Craig America is pretty awesome. Lol tell him to try radio shack
     
  11. Jul 3, 2014 at 4:52 PM
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    Squeaky Penguin

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    He found a Cobra 19 Ultra at walmart for $35, only in Craig.....

    Anyways, installed, and got a SWR on both 1 and 40 of about 1.5. That'll do for now.

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  12. Jul 3, 2014 at 4:52 PM
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    Night Eagle

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    Enough to make it a lot of fun!
  13. Jul 3, 2014 at 4:53 PM
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    Squeaky Penguin

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  14. Jul 3, 2014 at 4:55 PM
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    Night Eagle

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    Enough to make it a lot of fun!
    basically the one as the one your brother picked up for you.
     
  15. Jul 7, 2014 at 1:38 PM
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    Except it sucked . . . bad :p

    Anywho, great weekend again, here are the long over due pics, enjoy.

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  16. Jul 7, 2014 at 1:42 PM
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    And from this weekend.

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  17. Jul 7, 2014 at 3:52 PM
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    Deathbysnusnu

    Deathbysnusnu Work is just a daily detour to happy hour.

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    This looks interesting...:popcorn:
     
  18. Jul 7, 2014 at 5:13 PM
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    Squeaky Penguin

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    Awesome! And agreed, another great weekend of wheeling and exploring these beautiful mountains! Now I just want to go all the way over Mosquito...

    And yes it did suck. God damn CBs. I think I'm just going to start from scratch with a better radio, a new antenna, and pray that it works.

    Yeah, it was a bit interesting. I was the first truck through that snowbank this year, and it was a bit precarious. We did manage to try a lot of our recovery gear though....

    So, here's the results:

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    Also did this on that first obstacle on Grizzly Lake. Yes i did hit my brand new carrier bearing:

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    And what goes better than carrier bearing hits than gas tank hits:

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  19. Jul 7, 2014 at 6:30 PM
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    johnboyTRD

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    You're truck is nice. Would love to wheel with you.
     
  20. Jul 7, 2014 at 6:47 PM
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    Wishbone Runner

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    Silly trucks and their extra extra long drive shafts :p
     

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