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Galaxy DX-86v or Galaxy 979F for base?

Discussion in 'CB and Export Equipment and Accessories' started by CB590, Jan 15, 2020.

  1. Slowmover

    Slowmover Elmer

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    But, but . . . all that protein. Isn’t that manna from heaven if you’re Woke?

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  2. Slowmover

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    “Skip” is it’s favorite condition. And it’s a Galaxy . . truckers pause before replying on AM-19.

    My 979 is going to get sent out for repair & align, etc, then go to a new home with a driver I respect (far more bills than me).

    I like them both.

    Something else “might” be better, but the 959 and these two are damned hard to beat for pleasurable day in & out mobile use.

    Am sitting in west OKC tonight listening to Rattlesnake & Friends more than a dozen miles distant.

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    #17 Slowmover, Aug 20, 2020
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  3. Texaspete359

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    :(I used to be a galaxy guy
     
  4. Slowmover

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    Had your card pulled, huh?

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  5. Handy Andy

    Handy Andy Do Your Research First, Then Decide...

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    Can you get Red carded for abusing a Galaxy?
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  6. Slowmover

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    The radio itself, or the operators character on display?
     
  7. Handy Andy

    Handy Andy Do Your Research First, Then Decide...

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    Well, somone left a Ball behind...
     
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    secret squirrel Lustrous Potentate

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    Have to say I think I am kinda lucky as long I let my Texas Ranger 696 FD1, "959 clone," warm up for 30 min it seems to hold pretty steady on SSB. I have been using it as my main base. That's what I was told when I bought it, been doing that ever since. I did run it as a mobile for a few years in a Ford Explorer. It has been my favorite CB for mobile use. I do recall sitting on the side of the road many times listening to skip.
     
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  9. Slowmover

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    Galaxy 86v $229 w/free ship from effingham radio on eBay.
    Two (2) left.

    List is $330. Most places $260-270.

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    #24 Slowmover, Jan 16, 2021
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  10. Wayfarer

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    The 86v is a great radio. All performance with no extra bs. Built like a tank too.

    Did anyone figure out where to solder the wires internally to hook up the FC347 counter?
     
  11. Crawdad

    Crawdad Down in the mud invasive species

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    I voluntarily surrendered mine....."here, take it"
     

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