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Old 08-24-2012, 01:03 PM
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CB antenna recommendations?

Somehow, my CB antenna "liberated itself" from my TJ. So I'm in the market for a new antenna. The one I lost was a 3' Firestik. It was the older style, that required trimming to tune it. It was a PITA to tune, but once I got it tuned, it worked great. I'm thinking of going with a 3' Firestik II, with the tunable tip.

Just curious if anyone has a recommendation of a better brand to go with. I only use the CB on the trails, so I don't need anything for great distances, and I definitely want to stick with a 3 footer.

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I've been happy with my 3' Firestik II, you won't be disappointed.

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Any size Wilson Flex series. Smacked mine everywhere, just bends safely.
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Antenna Ball mount - Black?

Looking for an CB antenna ball mount in ALL black. Anyone ever seen one? Would love to find a black anodized one. Toyed with the idea of painting or plasti-dippin' one but the everything I've seen is mostly chrome and I know that the paint won't hold up to the trail brush that I crash thru on a regular basis.
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4' Firestik firefly. Love it. have it mounted to the tail light and I've driven through all kinds of narrow brush without issue.
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Have a pic?
Did you fab a bracket or mount it directly thru the taillight. I thought about this as an option but was leary that the taillight housing would eventually crack. I was thinking of routing the wire thru the back of the taillight as there's plenty of room thru the body hole there. I also have brush guards on the tail lights, was trying to come up with something to attach there as an option.
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Looking for an CB antenna ball mount in ALL black. Anyone ever seen one? Would love to find a black anodized one. Toyed with the idea of painting or plasti-dippin' one but the everything I've seen is mostly chrome and I know that the paint won't hold up to the trail brush that I crash thru on a regular basis.
Never seen one, ever. You won't find black anodized, ball mounts are all steel. Paint it or get it black chromed.

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