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by PRO151
Wednesday, 24 August 2011, 16:16 PM
Forum: MISC CHAT
Topic: Steve Jobs resigns from Apple!
Replies: 2
Views: 281

Steve Jobs resigns from Apple!

http://blogs.wsj.com/deals/2011/08/24/s ... apple-ceo/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

His health must be failing fast.
by PRO151
Wednesday, 29 June 2011, 17:06 PM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: East Alabama/Columbus, Ga area CB Shops
Replies: 3
Views: 241

Re: East Alabama/Columbus, Ga area CB Shops

PM sent. Don't want to break the rules and post here.

by PRO151
Wednesday, 29 June 2011, 16:53 PM
Forum: JOKES & HUMOR
Topic: How close to this is your car?
Replies: 2
Views: 236

Re: How close to this is your car?

I don't know. how close is this to your Mustang? :lol:
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by PRO151
Friday, 17 June 2011, 7:55 AM
Forum: GENERAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Why is CB DX illegal???
Replies: 46
Views: 920

Re: Why is CB DX illegal???

I use a hisenburg compensator encased in transparent aluminum to effectively limit my reception and transmission to legal FCC limits for the 27Mhz band.
by PRO151
Friday, 17 June 2011, 7:52 AM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: People who think they know everything make me laugh
Replies: 23
Views: 490

Re: People who think they know everything make me laugh

Does you "Know It All" friend even own a radio? If not, tell him to buy one and demonstrate his knowledge and proficiency in radio operation. :mrgreen:
by PRO151
Sunday, 08 May 2011, 16:14 PM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Forum Apps
Replies: 1
Views: 266

Forum Apps

We just started using forum Runner at our forum and I think it is way better than Tapatalk.

Free for the forum and $1.99 app just like Tapatalk.

I find the user interface to be more user friendly.
by PRO151
Saturday, 16 April 2011, 12:59 PM
Forum: ANTENNA HELP
Topic: Association rules vs FCC
Replies: 22
Views: 479

Re: Association rules vs FCC

If you have a balcony, look at this as one alternative.

http://www.tak-tenna.com/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
by PRO151
Tuesday, 29 March 2011, 16:16 PM
Forum: AMPLIFIERS / POWER SUPPLIES
Topic: picked up a elite 400 what kind of drive does it need?
Replies: 11
Views: 421

Re: picked up a elite 400 what kind of drive does it need?

2W DK max or you will release all of the magic smoke. When you see a Palomar style solid state amp with "HD" on it it really stands for "Hardly Drive". where are you in alabama pro? I live in decatur and own a shop in madison? Doesnt seem to be alot of fellow bama boys on here. Live in Scottsboro a...
by PRO151
Monday, 28 March 2011, 17:24 PM
Forum: AMPLIFIERS / POWER SUPPLIES
Topic: picked up a elite 400 what kind of drive does it need?
Replies: 11
Views: 421

Re: picked up a elite 400 what kind of drive does it need?

2W DK max or you will release all of the magic smoke. When you see a Palomar style solid state amp with "HD" on it it really stands for "Hardly Drive".
by PRO151
Friday, 18 February 2011, 19:34 PM
Forum: AMPLIFIERS / POWER SUPPLIES
Topic: Sponsors selling stinger boards
Replies: 6
Views: 239

Re: Sponsors selling stinger boards

The ones on eBay are old stock, going out of date and in danger of spoiling, that is why they are cheaper there.

(You know, just like the marked down meat at the grocery store) :mrgreen:
by PRO151
Sunday, 30 January 2011, 7:50 AM
Forum: MISC CHAT
Topic: To my friend, Joe
Replies: 6
Views: 298

Re: To my friend, Joe

You hang on to a friend like that.
by PRO151
Saturday, 22 January 2011, 4:19 AM
Forum: BASE SETUPS
Topic: Base Video
Replies: 5
Views: 320

Re: Base Video

Nice. Very nice.
by PRO151
Saturday, 01 January 2011, 16:17 PM
Forum: RADIO MODIFICATIONS
Topic: parts location and mic diagram for a Lafayette telsat ssb-75
Replies: 10
Views: 369

Re: parts location and mic diagram for a Lafayette telsat ssb-75

CB Tricks does not have any information on this one. May be a tuffy unless someone with a Sams edition that covers it shows up. I checked my index and I don't have that one. You might try signing up here and seeing if anyone can help you out. http://www.cbtricks.com/forum/index.php" onclick="window....
by PRO151
Saturday, 01 January 2011, 16:14 PM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Cobra 29LTD Remote Head Kit
Replies: 3
Views: 245

Re: Cobra 29LTD Remote Head Kit

It was actually a very well thought out solution for a limited space install. I can't remember the vehicle he was putting it in though. Final installation had the remote head concealed in the console.
by PRO151
Thursday, 23 December 2010, 20:14 PM
Forum: ANTENNA HELP
Topic: Predator 10k
Replies: 9
Views: 392

Re: Predator 10k

Go with the **NON-SPONSOR** Puck. You will not be disappointed.
by PRO151
Thursday, 23 December 2010, 20:12 PM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Do people think you're odd for having a CB?
Replies: 95
Views: 2063

Re: Do people think you're odd for having a CB?

I love my Blue Parrot blue-tooth! Best money I ever spent.
by PRO151
Thursday, 23 December 2010, 9:08 AM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Do people think you're odd for having a CB?
Replies: 95
Views: 2063

Re: Do people think you're odd for having a CB?

Owning and using a CB radio odd? Nah.

Owning over 60 CB radios when you can only use 1 at a time, now that is odd.

I am beyond odd, possibly way into warped. :mrgreen:

I should join Radioholics anonymous.

Not going to happen! :lol:
by PRO151
Sunday, 19 December 2010, 14:29 PM
Forum: GENERAL QUESTIONS
Topic: ANYBODY KNOW THE YEAR OF 1ST SSB RADIOS
Replies: 12
Views: 239

Re: ANYBODY KNOW THE YEAR OF 1ST SSB RADIOS

SSB was first introduced sometime in the late 50's.
by PRO151
Sunday, 12 December 2010, 7:49 AM
Forum: PRODUCT REVIEWS
Topic: Cobra 29 LX LE
Replies: 6
Views: 509

Re: Cobra 29 LX LE

Just one more load of BS from a hack. Added to the list of people to watch, never trust and never buy anything from them.
by PRO151
Monday, 06 December 2010, 19:11 PM
Forum: CHARGING SYSTEM
Topic: Solar energy
Replies: 11
Views: 3554

Re: Solar energy

Good article with good directions, even if Google Translate sometimes just can't quite get it right.

"Prepare an ancient material, a flavor like no other." :mrgreen:
by PRO151
Sunday, 05 December 2010, 7:25 AM
Forum: AMPLIFIERS / POWER SUPPLIES
Topic: SHOOTING STAR AMP
Replies: 3
Views: 196

Re: SHOOTING STAR AMP

Those amps do not like or work well or long with more than a 2W dead key. Anything higher will usually result in "splatter" and almost always leads to letting the magic smoke out at some point.
by PRO151
Saturday, 04 December 2010, 13:32 PM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Smoked a computer power supply
Replies: 7
Views: 288

Re: Smoked a computer power supply

From the title, I was going to ask what brand of paper you used to roll it in and how long the high lasted. :lol:
by PRO151
Monday, 22 November 2010, 15:19 PM
Forum: MOBILE SETUPS
Topic: cobra 29 lxle
Replies: 6
Views: 238

Re: cobra 29 lxle

Got one of the first ones, great radio. The 10 channel selectable scan is sweet.
by PRO151
Sunday, 21 November 2010, 15:03 PM
Forum: SPORTS SPOT
Topic: I hate the Sprint Cup Chase
Replies: 12
Views: 500

Re: I hate the Sprint Cup Chase

Nascar is on the way down the toilet if they don't come up with a better plan.
by PRO151
Thursday, 18 November 2010, 15:46 PM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Really BAD virus
Replies: 12
Views: 325

Re: Really BAD virus

And sometimes Snopes is bogus as well. They are not always correct, but they are now accepted by most as the final authority.

"If Snopes said it, it must be so" :mrgreen:
by PRO151
Tuesday, 12 October 2010, 17:39 PM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Lost Rams shack pics
Replies: 6
Views: 175

Re: Lost Rams shack pics

Nice set-up!
by PRO151
Sunday, 10 October 2010, 8:15 AM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: New Cobra 29 LX LE
Replies: 18
Views: 1007

Re: New Cobra 29 LX LE

PRO151 wrote:Need to replace the delta tune with variable power and give you the ability to lock out certain channels in the scan feature.
As an update to my original post, I will add that reading the manual completely is always a plus. You can select up to 10 memory scan channels.

Doh! :oops:
by PRO151
Sunday, 03 October 2010, 7:26 AM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: New Cobra 29 LX LE
Replies: 18
Views: 1007

Re: New Cobra 29 LX LE

Need to replace the delta tune with variable power and give you the ability to lock out certain channels in the scan feature.
by PRO151
Saturday, 02 October 2010, 11:56 AM
Forum: AMPLIFIERS / POWER SUPPLIES
Topic: cooling fan
Replies: 2
Views: 287

Re: cooling fan

No.
by PRO151
Thursday, 30 September 2010, 19:45 PM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: New Cobra 29 LX LE
Replies: 18
Views: 1007

Re: New Cobra 29 LX LE

Got mine from Redman day before yesterday. It is sweet. Great audio, NB/ANL finally works as it should, scan function performs great. Get good compliments on it.
by PRO151
Sunday, 12 September 2010, 18:16 PM
Forum: OTHER TECHNICAL QUESTIONS
Topic: amc
Replies: 1
Views: 141

Re: amc

http://www.cbtricks.com/radios/galaxy/d ... ns_adj.htm" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
by PRO151
Thursday, 09 September 2010, 17:46 PM
Forum: MOBILE SETUPS
Topic: The Ultimate Mobile Antenna?
Replies: 20
Views: 622

Re: The Ultimate Mobile Antenna?

I want to hear about your rooftop loop. How did it perform? How did you have it oriented? got any pics of it?
by PRO151
Sunday, 05 September 2010, 3:55 AM
Forum: JOURNAL
Topic: Shaft's Extreme Truck Makeover
Replies: 50
Views: 1903

Re: Shaft's Extreme Truck Makeover

Bummer Shaft. hope everything works out for you and your Wife. Years of faithful and loyal service will get you no where in this day and age. It kills me when I hear our upper level management complaining about the lack of employee loyalty in out meetings. The last meeting I was in that this subject...
by PRO151
Sunday, 05 September 2010, 3:45 AM
Forum: ANTENNA HELP
Topic: where to buy predator 10k parts
Replies: 3
Views: 128

Re: where to buy predator 10k parts

I am running a Wilson whip in my P10K. It looks and works just fine.
by PRO151
Sunday, 05 September 2010, 3:44 AM
Forum: GENERAL QUESTIONS
Topic: anyone else find echo mics annoying?
Replies: 66
Views: 1619

Re: anyone else find echo mics annoying?

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by PRO151
Wednesday, 01 September 2010, 16:50 PM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Small field day tower idea.
Replies: 1
Views: 160

Small field day tower idea.

This guy is pretty inventive! I can see an antenna on top as well as the lights.

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by PRO151
Monday, 30 August 2010, 13:21 PM
Forum: MOBILE SETUPS
Topic: The Ultimate Mobile Antenna?
Replies: 20
Views: 622

Re: The Ultimate Mobile Antenna?

That is what this hobby is supposed to be about. Damn the torpedoes and theory, full speed ahead!
Go for it and see what works and what doesn't work.
Just keep us informed on your progress. :mrgreen:

By the way, I have one of your mag mounts and it works great.
by PRO151
Sunday, 22 August 2010, 18:51 PM
Forum: ANTENNA HELP
Topic: May I paint my Antron 99 camo????
Replies: 13
Views: 421

Re: May I paint my Antron 99 camo????

"May I paint my Antron 99 camo????" Yes you may. Now this is one polite member right here. Posting up to ask the membership collective if we will allow him to paint his antenna. :mrgreen: Just having a bit of fun with you. What they said, you can paint it any color you want as long as you don't use ...
by PRO151
Friday, 20 August 2010, 18:08 PM
Forum: MOBILE SETUPS
Topic: A Book! Joy of CB
Replies: 3
Views: 219

Re: A Book! Joy of CB

http://www.amazon.com/s/?ie=UTF8&keywor ... 6lxaaexi_e" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
by PRO151
Thursday, 19 August 2010, 17:30 PM
Forum: BASE SETUPS
Topic: Getting through the window
Replies: 11
Views: 475

Re: Getting through the window

One idea-http://www.hamuniverse.com/kb3qlkfeedthru.html

You can also buy them pre-built.
by PRO151
Sunday, 01 August 2010, 17:45 PM
Forum: MISC CHAT
Topic: Copied post about Marines.
Replies: 5
Views: 319

Re: Copied post about Marines.

**NON-SPONSOR** wrote:thanks for the post
SIR! YES SIR!

I KNEW YOU WOULD LIKE THE POST SIR!

:mrgreen:
by PRO151
Sunday, 01 August 2010, 17:17 PM
Forum: GENERAL QUESTIONS
Topic: New Cobra 29
Replies: 34
Views: 711

Re: New Cobra 29

I already have 1 reserved. I will use it or add it to the collection.
by PRO151
Sunday, 01 August 2010, 15:31 PM
Forum: MISC CHAT
Topic: Copied post about Marines.
Replies: 5
Views: 319

Copied post about Marines.

This was copied from a post by 875da over at Heavy Hitters USA. This is spot on and should be read by all. While we sit at home worrying about our little problems, Private Bowe Bergdahl sits in a room with his Taliban captors worrying about ever seeing his family again. My problems may be big someti...
by PRO151
Thursday, 29 July 2010, 14:38 PM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Comments on Predator 10k
Replies: 10
Views: 373

Re: Comments on Predator 10k

I get allot of people when they see my Suburban, think I must be one of those Storm Chaser's...Usually I just tell them "Naaaaa.... Shuttle Chaser for NASA." You need a black suit and pair of black wrap around sunglasses. :lol: Always wear an old earphone in your ear with the cord running into you ...
by PRO151
Thursday, 29 July 2010, 2:55 AM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Comments on Predator 10k
Replies: 10
Views: 373

Re: Comments on Predator 10k

I was between 2 truckers on the way to work one morning and the one in the rear told the other one "look at the antenna on the Envoy. reckon he talks to Mars with that thing"? I replied "Too Mars or to steering wheel holders like you" We then all 3 had a good laugh and discussed radios and antennas ...
by PRO151
Saturday, 17 July 2010, 7:47 AM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: highway patrol
Replies: 12
Views: 429

Re: highway patrol

Alabama leaves it up to the individual Trooper to run a CB in their unit if they want too. Always going to be a mag mount antenna though, they will not let them hard mount the antenna.
by PRO151
Wednesday, 14 July 2010, 19:01 PM
Forum: BASE SETUPS
Topic: 2 Radios hooked in Series!!
Replies: 14
Views: 442

Re: 2 Radios hooked in Series!!

So in a nutshell I just shouldn't do it! Lol Correct. It is not "if" you will forget and key one with the other on but "when". I had a friend in the 70's that was determined that he was going to be able to monitor 9, 11, 19 and 26 all at the same time. Used splitters and jumpers to tie all 4 radios...
by PRO151
Sunday, 11 July 2010, 9:06 AM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Check out this mobile setup!
Replies: 16
Views: 565

Re: Check out this mobile setup!

North Texas Mudduck wrote:is this like a old very old post
or is it just coming back around? yawn
New post of an old pic.
This forum has grown so large that it would take someone forever to search through old topics to make sure they weren't committing the dreaded "Repost" sin.
by PRO151
Monday, 28 June 2010, 18:57 PM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Check out this mobile setup!
Replies: 16
Views: 565

Re: Check out this mobile setup!

I really wish you people would quit posting up pictures of my truck! :mrgreen:
by PRO151
Monday, 28 June 2010, 18:56 PM
Forum: MOBILE SETUPS
Topic: please help me pick a radio
Replies: 17
Views: 430

Re: please help me pick a radio

The Galaxy with SSB if you want to try SSB, but from your description of usage I recommended the Cobra. I suggest you Google Single Side Band operation to get a better understanding of what it is and how it is used. Your radio system is only as good as your antenna system. A $500.00 radio run throug...