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Old 01-07-2010
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look what i bought!

LOOK!!! i bought a new stick! 5/8ths wave (4') firestick II with a 90* vertical mount

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hey..i have the same one...lol

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quick question, that red nub on the end looks le-ghey, i was wondering if there is any issue with painting it? it seems like a no brainer to me, but the instructions say that that red cap being on or off will make a difference in the SWR...
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**** that's tall... so much for parking in the garage... lol
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ya idk about the red cap...i would assume u could paint it....and ya i was driving through a parking garage and didnt notice at first but i heard a scraping noise....i got out and looked and the antenna was rubbing on the roof of it...and it wore the top of the red cap down...lol
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that SUCKS! i think i'm going to keep a wrench with me so i can pull it off of the mount if i need... i'm sure yours is the same way, but my antenna screws into a 1 inch tall nut, and there is another bolt like object that comes up below, and the mount it's self is between this bolt like object and the nut... so i can unscrew the antenna from the rest of it with no problems
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ya i have the same thing....u might want to keep a wrench for the nut and the antenna because sometimes the nut will unscrew instead of the antenna.....i just have crescent wrenches in my toolbox..along with about another 100lbs of tools..lol
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You should go dual

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lol, my center console had nothing you would normally have in there, it had a 10'x4" tow strap, handheld CB, the antenna for it, charger for it, d-ring receiver, and a few other things, but i forget what... condom... but it's garbage now, we got down to -36 and it was parked outside
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dual looks sweet, but the guy i was buying it from was like, don't bother, you will get better performance if you but 1x$60 antenna, vs 2x$30 antennas, plus, they have to be 7.5-8' apart to work properly, apparently... but they do look sweet!
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yep, the other one is just for show
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man i have the exact same antenna and i only paid like $40 for it
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yep, the other one is just for show
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you get that thing mounted yet?
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i did, but the mount isn't bolted as well as it should be... i only have 2 bolts in it, so it swings like a m-fer... i'll get some pics if i am awake early enough tomorrow (working till 8am, sleeping till 4ish)

downside though, my SWR is a little high... it's somewhere between 1.00 and 1.05 i would say :D
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Site to get this stick?
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what? if you are asking what website i bought it off of... i didn't, got it from a local CB dealer...

firestick II's 5/8ths wave (4 foot)
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Why do you have a hat on the top of your truck
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ranger picture game, 2 birds, 1 stone
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Hey man I put duals on my truck and they interfere with each other how did you run duals and not have a problem?
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This member was banned and this thread is 2 years old. Try and look at the date and time of the last post.
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I believe he is talking to rangrdangr seeing as though he has the dual setup.
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