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Wtb: Stubby antenna

Discussion in 'Buy / Sell / Trade' started by 06BLUEDBLSPORT, Jan 2, 2010.

  1. Jan 2, 2010 at 7:04 PM
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    Anybody got one for sale? Or know where to buy one. My stock antenna hits the garage door at my new house and it's a pain in the but to get out and take it off and put it on everytime I'm leaving the garage or entering the garage
     
  2. Jan 2, 2010 at 8:17 PM
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    You may have better luck posting this in the Buy/Sell/Trade section or you can just buy one retail... they are not that expensive... less then $20. Do a search for "stubbie antenna".
     
  3. Jan 2, 2010 at 8:22 PM
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    Thanks, yeah I forgot to post it in the buy and sell thread cause I never had to
     
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    Thanks guys! I found an 8'' antenna but that short one Brunes posted looks pretty nice. which one should i get?
     
  7. Jan 2, 2010 at 9:04 PM
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  8. Jan 2, 2010 at 9:07 PM
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    Thank you Will
     
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  10. Jan 2, 2010 at 9:28 PM
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    Well I just ordered it, Thanks for your help guys!
     
  11. Jan 2, 2010 at 9:33 PM
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    Which one did you go with?
     
  12. Jan 2, 2010 at 9:36 PM
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    I got my Dads opinion and he liked the one Brunes posted but we read that it doesnt get great radio reception so i went with the 8" one. Thanks for yalls help
     
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    If you got the one from shortyantennasource, just to let you know it leaves about a 1/16 of an inch gap between the base and the base of the antenna. You definitely need some pliers to help screw that bad boy on. I get good reception on mine, but I mainly run my iPhone through it. Heres a pic from jandrews to show you what I mean about the gap...

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    It's pretty small, but I havent had any water get in there or anything.
     
  14. Jan 2, 2010 at 9:48 PM
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    Thanks for the tip buddy. :)
     
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    has anyone ever damaged their black antenna part that actually comes up out of the ornament part? The antenna part i am talking about is the black part... that connects to the part you screw the mast into.
     
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    U mean the part that is attached to the trucks fender
     
  17. Jan 2, 2010 at 10:01 PM
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    Yes, the actual antenna runs up through the fender and at the top it is just a black like rubber coating.. that is black... then you can screw the mast on.... the ornament goes around the antenna... has anyone every boogered that up before?
     
  18. Jan 2, 2010 at 10:02 PM
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    Im gonna have to say no, sorry. But, i could be wrong ;)
     
  19. Jan 2, 2010 at 10:39 PM
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    I got mine from Shortyantennaesource and do not have any gap resulting from the installation.
    I would have to say I'm very happy with the product. My favorite stations come in from Maui and I've not noticed any drop in reception.
    I also wanted to get a cooler stubby looking antennae but opted for the S.A.S. antennae.
    I think it looks fine.
    I believe I went with the 13".
    I'll post up a pic tomorow.
     
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    ^^thanks for the product review. I hope mine screws in with no trouble
     
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