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Old 07-07-2012, 01:38 AM   #1
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help me pick a CB radio

im leaning towards the
uniden pro 505
midland 1001z
or uniden pro 510

any thoughts. i know the 505 is newer than the 510 and the 510 is supposed to be bullet proof. and the midland has rf gain.
any others would be considered as well if they can be had for 30-35 bucks.
i just ordered the cooltech gatemount anteanna combo. now i need a radio. happy birthday to me. i love it when the wife lets me pick my own presents.

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Old 07-07-2012, 01:43 AM   #2
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Old 07-07-2012, 01:49 AM   #3
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dude. CB radio.
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Old 07-07-2012, 01:50 AM   #4
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damn i read it wrong its been a long night MY BAD
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no worries my eyes are starting to cross too. i said screw it and ordered the 505. supposed to be an update 510 well see if its worth the 32 bucks.
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Old 07-07-2012, 02:08 AM   #6
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i know both of the brands are great so i cant see you going wrong
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Old 07-07-2012, 07:24 AM   #7
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505 is a great radio. I have a 510 and its ok, but lacking in the looks dept. Anything from Midland is generally...crap.
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505 is a great radio. I have a 510 and its ok, but lacking in the looks dept. Anything from Midland is generally...crap.
agreed I had some Midland handhelds about two years ago. damn things wouldn't talk to each other five feet apart. now I just need to figure out where to mount the damn thing
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Old 07-15-2012, 12:19 AM   #9
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Any of the cheap radios will be fine for up close but have horrible recieve. Anything above a Cobra 25 is fine.
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Old 07-15-2012, 12:49 AM   #10
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i picked up a uniden 505 it works pretty good.

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