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WILSON ANT.?????

Discussion in 'Communication (CB | GPS | HAM)' started by blazen91, Oct 9, 2000.

  1. blazen91

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    I was just looking at Wilson fiberglass antennas. What do you guys know about these and are they worth a pooo? I will be just trail yappin' more than anything. It will be mounted on my tire rack if this makes a differance.

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    wilson makes top-o-the-line antennas and they are not cheap! if all you're gonna' be doing is trail chatting and you're not going to be putting a lot of power thru it i would just get a plain old steel whip, 102" is the best, but shorter will work just fine too for the trail....
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    If a fiberglass unit is what you are after go WILSON!!! I have had two of them and have never broke them! A few of my buddies bought the cheaper Valor ones and they break all the time!!!

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    Cool! Thanks for the replys. However, today on the way home, before reading your answers, I bought a 48" FireStik II. It is going to be mounted on the tire carrier like Steve's, is why it is only 48". I haven't opened it yet, so should I take it back and exchange it for a Wilson, or is the FireStik just as good? Also, the shop had Cobra 25 something or other, for $100. Good or bad??

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    take that $100 and buy an older model cobra 148-GTL or a Uniden Grant. both are fully loaded radios and if you search e-bay for them you can usually find them selling for under $100 sometimes, more if they're tweeked with goodies....
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    Gatcha on the radio, but what about the ant.??
    Just read your post about the Kayline, keep us informed. I
    would like Santa to do the same for me!!!

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    A firestik is fine for your application. Great amtenna. [​IMG]

    [​IMG] YEEEE HAWWW!!! [​IMG][​IMG]
     

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