Originally Posted by Jerry Bransford
... the odds are good that it has a single heavy power wire feeding it directly from the battery. That wire would be attached to a heavy lug with a nut on top, you could connect your CB's power wire there to avoid connecting onto the battery connector...
It should not have to be said, but for safety's sake, we need to say it anyway...
Yes, power the CB from the battery.
But make sure you have a fuse inline on the positive side.
You'd think that this would be a no-brainer.
But people have a way about taking shortcuts when it comes to wiring their automotive electronics.