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Old 08-31-2008
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Upgrading to Wilson

I'm about to upgrade from my "barjan" dual 4' antennas to a Wilson something.
I've been looking at the 5000 but think the 1000 will work fine. I just want to get 1-5 miles out of it and some residential stuff. itll be a magnet mount for the roof
would the 1000 be good enough for this or would i need a 5000 for about 5 miles?
when i get the magnet mount, is that all i will need? just that and the coax? will the coax come with it?
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i had the "lil wil" and i was getting out 3-5 miles with a cheap cobra, but if those are the 2 you are going with i would get the 1000.
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roger that, a buddy of mine just got the little will so ill check and see how that works
but i do like how the 1000 is 5' =)
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What radio do you have? is it tuned?

Im running a cobra 29ltd, maxed out to i think 65 watts

And a lilwill mag mount antenna..

Im getting out probably 25 miles if not more... i could talk to the cb shop from my house, and they are about 30 min away..
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and ps, dual antennas are a waste of space..
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I bought the duals before I read anything about antennas.. I'm only running 1 coax with a dummy antenna.
I just have the Cobra 19UltraIII
I don't even know how to tune a radio or if I can tune that one
But I disagree its a waste of space.. It only take up about another inch lol
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lol ok...

Well you can tune just about any radio... you have to take it to a cb shop though... they will cut and splice wires, and mess with the mother board...

And they normally will hook you up with a good price on an antenna, and match your coax for you...
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i dont think the cobra 19ultraIII is tunable
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They had one at the cb shop pushing 20watts.. so ide say they can...
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