Trusted shop to send FFB4 to.

Discussion in 'CB Radio Forum' started by InterstateDublin, Nov 13, 2019.

  1. InterstateDublin

    InterstateDublin Bobtail Member

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    Alright I have a radio that needs a really good tech. First guy I took it to busted the board to the clarifier and told me it was fixed after he completely took out the board... second shop I took it ended up taking the board out of a 69VHP and put it in, said it needed tuning but would work (couldn’t hold it against this guy for not completing the job, told me in advance he wouldn’t have time to tune it and closed for the weekend.) and third guy was honest enough to tell me he doesn’t know and would need another FFB4 side by side to figure it out... so... got to the point where I’m ready to just mail it to a well known and trusted shop to get it working right again. Thanks in advance.

    The first guy who broke the board and charged me $120 to make things worse instead of better was the exit 44 Joplin guy.

    Second guy was TA East in Oklahoma City.

    Third guy was Extreme CB in Albuquerque NM.
     
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  2. InterstateDublin

    InterstateDublin Bobtail Member

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    As for the first guy, I wasn’t able to test radio before leaving because he didn’t have the right power hook up and the power cord in truck wouldn’t reach out to the radio due to radio not fitting in space old radio was in and measured power cord for shortest distance, replaced cord to find radio wouldn’t adjust frequency still.
     
  3. Ridgeline

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    You mean you paid that pos tech after he broke something in the radio?
     
    rabbiporkchop Thanks this.
  4. InterstateDublin

    InterstateDublin Bobtail Member

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    I didn’t realize it until I was 400 miles away and shut down for the day, wasn’t until then that I had time to run the longer power cord from batteries and realized the clarifier still didn’t work. Didn’t realize he had cut off the board and sodered the wires inside the pod until I got the tech at TA to open it up and point out what he did.
     
  5. Ridgeline

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    Did you pay with a credit card?

    If so, call the credit card company and file a complaint.
     
  6. InterstateDublin

    InterstateDublin Bobtail Member

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    If able to it’s my normal means of payment but used cash instead. Anyway I’m more interested in finding a good tech right now for my FFB4... got a stock cobra 29 in my big rig at the moment.
     
  7. Zonie

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    Give the guy at Big Rig Radio in Phoenix a call. He's at the PFJ at 67th ave off I-10. (623) 889-5500 Maybe he can help.
     
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