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Discussion in 'CB Radio Forum' started by andyjsr22, Apr 27, 2007.

  1. andyjsr22

    andyjsr22 Bobtail Member

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    I start with PGT in july ill need to put my own radio in the truck...What are some decent out of the box radios? i cant afford anything crazy but would like a dependable set up, I am thinking bout the wilson 5000 trucker? also any good internet cb shops? thanks yall
     
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  3. Cerberus101

    Cerberus101 Heavy Load Member

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    dstockwell Light Load Member

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    Why bother, much more enjoyable to listen to tunes...
     
  5. andyjsr22

    andyjsr22 Bobtail Member

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    Thanks for the info, so the 29 is a pretty good radio? same with the wilson 5000?
     
  6. Cerberus101

    Cerberus101 Heavy Load Member

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    the 29 is just a basic popular radio that is quite popular and does the job.....
     
  7. andyjsr22

    andyjsr22 Bobtail Member

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    Im pretty new to cb's i have one in my pick up but its the el cheapo midland, with a hustler mag mount...What are some specs to look for while shopping? im looking to spend btween 100-maybe200 bucks.what is a good amount of watts and whats just overkill?etc. thanks guys
     
  8. andyjsr22

    andyjsr22 Bobtail Member

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    also what are the laws for stuff i need to look out for if i buy a used radio? i dont want to have anything im not supposed to i seen some radios on ebay that say 32 watts is for the max allowed? what else do i need to look out for?
     
  9. Cerberus101

    Cerberus101 Heavy Load Member

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    unless your looking to over talk every other trucker out there and become a super trucker a cobra 25/29 will be good enough.....
     
  10. andyjsr22

    andyjsr22 Bobtail Member

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    Thank you, i am defintly not looking to talk over anyone or be a super trucker, i am actually a quiet guy, i mainly just want to be able to listen a good distance, so i take it all ill need for that is a cobra 29 and a wilson ant.? thank you very much for you help!
     
  11. Cerberus101

    Cerberus101 Heavy Load Member

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    most company trucks already have the basic antenna and you can upgrade really easy. i don't carry a cb right now but when i did i just used it when i was at shippers/recievers.
     
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