Well, my brand spanky new WalMart Cobra 19 Ultra III lasted all of 30 seconds before the magic smoke escaped.
Yeah, all was installed properly, but it smoked as soon as powered up. Took all of 1 minute to remove it and toss it in the trash. So much for $39 radios.
So ok, I'll buy a real radio from BellsCB amped, peaked and tuned.
The antenna and mount turned out good