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Old 08-06-2013, 07:22 AM   #91
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Ordered a 13" on Amazon Sunday. Waiting for shipping info still.

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Old 08-07-2013, 11:37 PM   #93
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looks great, did you order from us as we now have these 5" antennas on amazon?

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i bought the 14" from AntennaX and had no problem installing. have had it on for a few days and reception is serviceable...not as good as stock but not bad. i notice the biggest difference with AM, but i mostly listen to FM when not on Sirius. definitely worth the better looks so far.

100% agree. I live about 35 miles due west of Chicago (about as flat land as it gets) and Chicago AM radio stations are a bit fuzzy, especially on the low end of the dial. FM stations located closer are also fuzzy at times.

I can deal with the 14" as I usually listen to Pandora; but I tried the 13" and had to send it back in less than a week. On Amazon, I have the 13" 1 star, the 14" got 3 of 5. It looks great, but gets so-so reception...so it gets a 3 of 5 rating.
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Old 08-08-2013, 12:59 AM   #95
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I have had my antenna x for a few months now. Works good. Looks good.
Hey what bumper is that on your jeep and is that textured or gloss
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looks great, did you order from us as we now have these 5" antennas on amazon?

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Got it thru amazon. Looks awesome by the way. Thanks.
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Old 08-09-2013, 08:28 AM   #97
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Got it thru amazon. Looks awesome by the way. Thanks.
super, we just started offering these and just have them on amazon only for now
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Old 08-11-2013, 01:23 PM   #98
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Ordered the 13" last Sunday 8/4 from Amazon.
Estimated delivery is 8/14.....................
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Ordered the 13" last Sunday 8/4 from Amazon.
Estimated delivery is 8/14.....................
yes, looks like for some reason amazon held your payment 1 week before shipping which is not normal from what I understand. With amazon prime you can have it in 2 days or less
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Old 08-11-2013, 10:31 PM   #100
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My JKS Disco's were on the same order and came in 3 days. I dont know what they did.
It's been pulled ahead to Tuesday now.

Wife order me some new Keen sandels from Zappos Saturday evening about 5:30. Being delivered tomorrow.

Its crazy how these places work.
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Old 08-11-2013, 11:23 PM   #101
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Just ordered mine(13"). Thanks AntennaX!
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Old 08-12-2013, 08:32 PM   #102
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Old 08-13-2013, 12:22 PM   #103
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Just ordered the 13" from Antenna X, Great price and free shipping! Can't wait to get rid of the stock antenna.
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Old 08-13-2013, 01:29 PM   #104
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Had my 14" for about a month and love it. Reception is no worse than stock and the look is great. Thinking about throwing these on my H3 and Mustang GT as well. I get tired of watching the stock stick whip around in wind and collect ice in the winter. Thanks antennax!
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Old 08-13-2013, 08:44 PM   #105
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Had my 14" for about a month and love it. Reception is no worse than stock and the look is great. Thinking about throwing these on my H3 and Mustang GT as well. I get tired of watching the stock stick whip around in wind and collect ice in the winter. Thanks antennax!
yes, we carry antennas for those vehicles too
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Old 08-13-2013, 10:17 PM   #106
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100% agree. I live about 35 miles due west of Chicago (about as flat land as it gets) and Chicago AM radio stations are a bit fuzzy, especially on the low end of the dial. FM stations located closer are also fuzzy at times.

I can deal with the 14" as I usually listen to Pandora; but I tried the 13" and had to send it back in less than a week. On Amazon, I have the 13" 1 star, the 14" got 3 of 5. It looks great, but gets so-so reception...so it gets a 3 of 5 rating.
I am having the same experience NOT GOOD! This shorty looks nice but reception is less than stock. Soon my Jeep will be out of one year free satellite and another option for a better looking than stock antenna will be of interest and the current Antenna X offerings are not an option.

Do you guys have any other options to the the stock whip?

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Old 08-15-2013, 11:18 PM   #107
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I am having the same experience NOT GOOD! This shorty looks nice but reception is less than stock. Soon my Jeep will be out of one year free satellite and another option for a better looking than stock antenna will be of interest and the current Antenna X offerings are not an option.

Do you guys have any other options to the the stock whip?

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Old 08-19-2013, 01:38 PM   #108
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Just ordered a 13" for my 2013 Sahara...hopefully it works well!
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Old 08-19-2013, 02:35 PM   #109
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I wish I had gotten the 24 inch. My 14 inch antenna is staticky compared to stock.
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Old 08-19-2013, 04:17 PM   #110
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OK, I have one on order and hopefully it will work well here where the stubby has not.

Thanks for the heads up.
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Has anybody recieved the 24" yet? If so how's it working? Mine should arrive Wednesday:-)
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Old 08-19-2013, 10:37 PM   #112
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Haven't gotten mine yet either. Should be here this week and will try to post my thoughts.
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Old 08-20-2013, 07:05 AM   #113
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Just had a rough experience with the 14" driving to west va. Terrible reception, much worse than stock. I had not noticed and loss of reception locally, but 30 minutes outside of suburbs was not so good. I just ordered the 24" to see if that helps.
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I just returned my 14" black billet to antennax for a refund because I couldn't stand the performance hit from OEM. Anyone have personal experience with the 24" yet?
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I have the 7 or 8 inch antenna as well as the 14. I have the 8 inch on now and get no reception at all. I may go back to the 14, but I listen to Sirius 99.9% of the time, so I haven't even thought about it. The 14 wasn't so great either, though.
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I just returned my 14" black billet to antennax for a refund because I couldn't stand the performance hit from OEM. Anyone have personal experience with the 24" yet?
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did you have reception issues?
Yes, that's what I mean by performance. I live in a small town so most of the radio stations I listen to are roughly 40-50 miles away. They come in crystal clear with the OEM antenna but were very staticky with the 14" black billet.
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I live 25 miles from NYC and have had trouble with reception with the 14 inch and shorter antenna.
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Old 08-23-2013, 11:43 AM   #119
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We Just installed the 14" Black on our 13 JK and have really had no issues. I had one on my 09 as well. Fm radio isnt as strong on certain stations but w/ Sirius in the Car and Bluetooth/phone for Pandora as well as saved music on the phone and the occasional cd. I have plenty of music choices. The small loss in performace is not a deal breaker for me.


I prefer the look of the 14" and a small bit of static from the fm radio is not enough to make me return to the bull whip antenna that comes stock



*** I can see how this could be an issue for some of those that rely on fm radio more and that live in small towns possibly
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Old 08-23-2013, 01:01 PM   #120
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These look decent enough, probably something that I would buy. I do have a question however. In the pictures, they look like rubber duck antennas, like what would be found on a walkie-talkie. How well do they do exposed to the sun and hot summers? Any issues with fading or warping that have been reported?

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