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Old 06-26-2011, 02:34 PM
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just picked up a CB today, not sure what kind because my cousin hasnt brought it to me yet but it was free....now where to mount it...and also where do i get one of those longer antennas? to mount on the side of a toolbox not to long but like medium length?
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Old 06-26-2011, 08:54 PM
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Old 06-27-2011, 10:34 PM
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can anyone show me where they ran their antenna wire to the back of the bed? like which nooks and cranies did you run the wire too?
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Old 06-28-2011, 02:36 AM
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can anyone show me where they ran their antenna wire to the back of the bed? like which nooks and cranies did you run the wire too?
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just picked up a CB today, not sure what kind because my cousin hasnt brought it to me yet but it was free....now where to mount it...and also where do i get one of those longer antennas? to mount on the side of a toolbox not to long but like medium length?
radio shack has them like 46 and 48 inch ones with mounts and wires
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Old 06-28-2011, 07:16 AM
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can anyone show me where they ran their antenna wire to the back of the bed? like which nooks and cranies did you run the wire too?
Here you go, i just went out and made a video of it for you... any questions, just ask.... oh btw, i did it this way because it keeps the antenna wire inside the as much as possible, keeping inside will cut down on static... also i only used 9' of coax for this setup

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Old 06-28-2011, 04:13 PM
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thanks man, i saw this after i finished mine. mine was 18 feet long so it goes down through the cab floor and to the back of the bed. ill post pics soon.
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Old 06-28-2011, 06:26 PM
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Old 06-28-2011, 07:52 PM
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cool dude! i like the firestik
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Old 06-28-2011, 07:54 PM
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next i have to pick up a PA system speaker so i can yell at hot chicks.
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Old 06-28-2011, 08:09 PM
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next i have to pick up a PA system speaker so i can yell at hot chicks.
bwahaha nice! ive been wanting to get one too... i can't find anywhere local to buy one so i will probably have to order one... i think there pretty cheap but it usually the shipping that sucks
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Old 06-28-2011, 08:22 PM
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Old 07-28-2011, 12:45 PM
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How'd you guys power your cb's anyway? I just got mine and i'm complete ******* when it comes to electrical stuff. I just don't wanna screw anything up. Haha.

Nevermind... i think i just found another thread that'll help.. :P
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How'd you guys power your cb's anyway? I just got mine and i'm complete ******* when it comes to electrical stuff. I just don't wanna screw anything up. Haha.

Nevermind... i think i just found another thread that'll help.. :P
Buy a cigarette power adapter you can splice your wires into and just plug it right it pretty simple red to red, black to black
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Old 05-02-2012, 10:23 AM
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Ancient thread is just that.

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nice install. I'm too lazy for all that so here is how I mounted mine.

I like that setup.
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Old 05-02-2012, 10:28 AM
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I don't have a damn thing mounted in mine lol the cb is sitting under the seat the mic is under there too I just gotta reach down and find it when I want it and my speaker for the pa is Resting under the hood lol
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