Antennas on Sale - Good Deal and Compatible ?

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  1. BlueThunderr

    BlueThunderr Light Load Member

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    That adjusting/cutting sounds Greek to me..I tuned my cb as per the owners manual...is that what I would have to do again ?
     
  2. BlueThunderr

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    mounts to the top of the mirror....there's a place to screw your antenna into
     
  3. craig_sez

    craig_sez Road Train Member

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    The foil wouldnt hurt but it will have to be connected together some how..

    Top/middle/base load all need the same requirements...
     
  4. craig_sez

    craig_sez Road Train Member

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    Is me or does this feel like someone is fishing...
     
  5. rabbiporkchop

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    I would measure from the ground up to your mirror bracket and subtract that distance from 13 foot 6 inches, and that will tell you how long you want the antenna to be. If it's close then it's worth buying. Any adjustments you make shouldn't make a drastic change in the overall length.
     
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  6. rabbiporkchop

    rabbiporkchop Road Train Member

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    There's not really such a thing as a pre tuned antenna. How it Tunes is determined by the vehicle it's mounted on. It might be a perfect match on one vehicle and it might not be so great on a different vehicle. There's always things you can do to manipulate how it Tunes.
     
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  7. throttle325

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    When you say connected, are you meaning connecting the foil squares to each other, or making sure that they touch metal somewhere in the truck?
     
  8. rabbiporkchop

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    Both
     
  9. craig_sez

    craig_sez Road Train Member

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    Connected together
     
  10. BlueThunderr

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    well I guess they were a good deal...i saw them just over a week ago...I was able to hit the truckstop up today and they were all gone
     
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