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Post by Mjr Mongo » Friday, 07 April 2017, 2:51 AM

ok guys its been awhile and now I want to have a radio in my 16 mustang gt.
budget is around 300$ just for radio,I want to shoot skip,ya know pull up on a hill and see what I can hear and talk to.
radio needs to be small,I have seen the small 10 meter from stryker that fits under the seat and I like that idea but dont want to sacrifice performance for it.
that said I have had strykers in the past and liked both. I have a texas ranger that the radio will be pushing,and ant. will be mag mounted.
I also want to purchase it peaked and tuned,and moded if it needs to be to talk on cb and side band.
I dont want to sound like I am smarter than I am cuz I really only know the basics but recent life changes have sent me seeking a hobby.
thanks ahead of time!
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Re: radio shopping

Post by pabxone » Friday, 07 April 2017, 3:12 AM

The new President McKinley would be my first choice.
https://www.president-electronics.us/CB ... KINLEY-USA

GI Joes ( One of this sites sponsors ) have them in stock
http://www.gijoesradioelectronics.com/s ... tegory=255

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Re: radio shopping

Post by Mjr Mongo » Friday, 07 April 2017, 11:20 AM

looks like a good radio thanks for the recomendation,couple of questions.
will gi joes peak and tune it for me?
do I really want/need the 11 meter capability?
thanks!

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Re: radio shopping

Post by MDYoungblood » Friday, 07 April 2017, 17:03 PM

Mjr Mongo wrote:
Friday, 07 April 2017, 11:20 AM
will gi joes peak and tune it for me?
do I really want/need the 11 meter capability?
thanks!
The regular CB channels are in the 11m band, (all 10m conversion radios will need to be modded for the CB channels), a regular CB radios won't have to have the radio modded for the extra channels (frequencies). If you are getting it from Joe's I would let them do an alignment and a small boost on the modulation, that way it will be on frequency when using SSB. If all you want is a AM radio you really don't need a tune and alignment.

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Re: radio shopping

Post by Mjr Mongo » Saturday, 08 April 2017, 0:34 AM

told ya I didnt know alot,thanks for the lesson!
was shopping around and came across this bad boy
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Re: radio shopping

Post by Mjr Mongo » Saturday, 08 April 2017, 0:44 AM

thoughts on this radio?
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Post by MDYoungblood » Saturday, 08 April 2017, 9:22 AM

@Mjr Mongo, I removed those **Non Sponsor* links and changed them to pics. Your original start post said you were on a budget of $300, both of those radios are way above that. I would suggest looking in our sponsor's site, http://www.gijoesradioelectronics.com/, he has the best prices around the internet.

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Re: radio shopping

Post by Mjr Mongo » Saturday, 08 April 2017, 18:46 PM

I see that and the magnum is within my budget,joes has it for 289,I am kinda leaning towards it right now,I posted the other one as it just kinda wowed me,didnt know you could get out the box performance like that.

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Re: radio shopping

Post by MDYoungblood » Friday, 14 April 2017, 11:13 AM

Good choice and Joe's is the best.

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Re: radio shopping

Post by Blue Ox2 » Monday, 17 April 2017, 12:07 PM

pabxone wrote:
Friday, 07 April 2017, 3:12 AM
The new President McKinley would be my first choice.
https://www.president-electronics.us/CB ... KINLEY-USA

GI Joes ( One of this sites sponsors ) have them in stock
http://www.gijoesradioelectronics.com/s ... tegory=255

I'm looking forward to using this Pres. McKinley as well. Intend to have it set up as a base in the next two weeks.

Now, an additional question. If I were to use a 6 pin to 4 pin jump cord, will all the proper effects of the President be possible and the effort of a power microphone all be intact?

Thanks in advance for the shared thought patterns,

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Re: radio shopping

Post by Blue Ox2 » Monday, 17 April 2017, 12:34 PM

I think I figured my own answer. I need to get the power mic I want to use and have it wired with a President connector. I,m looking to have this issue dealt with through online purchases.

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Re: radio shopping

Post by Blue Ox2 » Tuesday, 18 April 2017, 15:44 PM

Blue Ox2 wrote:
Monday, 17 April 2017, 12:34 PM
I think I figured my own answer. I need to get the power mic I want to use and have it wired with a President connector. I,m looking to have this issue dealt with through online purchases.

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Joe's was great setting me straight and being honest about the plan I tried to build. He is a great person to work with for quality gear.

Thanks Ryan.

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