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How Long Is Your Shaft & How Much Whip Did Cut On Your 10k

Discussion in 'CB Antennas' started by DJboutit, Feb 1, 2008.

  1. DJboutit

    DJboutit Active Member

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    How long is the shaft on you 10k & how much of the whip did you have to cut off to tune it right.


     

  2. undertaker

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    Wow that is a loaded question!!(y):tongue:
     
  3. rfoverlord

    rfoverlord guardian of freedom

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    Well, LMOA when i first saw it, the question had to re read it.
     
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    #4 tilehead, Feb 17, 2008
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  5. DIRTYWHITEBOY

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    I heard a couple feet to even get in the ballpark,this sounds like way too much cutting or a poor design.The wilsons i have had tuned in seconds to a perfect match and i could talk all over the US.(y)
     
  6. undertaker

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    Roger on the Wilsons!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  7. 555

    555 Active Member

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    i pulled up to a truck stop pulled out a 10k took his sparrow antenna off took hte 10k out the package
    mounted the 10 on the left side dropped stinger down checked swr
    pulled stinger up checked swr
    pulled it out cut 3 inches off
    rechecked pulled out stinger cut another 3inches
    rechecked swr cut 2 inches
    then cut 2 moe inches off
    rechecked swr at 1.2 swr
    pulled stinger out cut off 3/8 inch rechecked swr at 1.1

    less than 15 minutes
    might not be antenna design might be some real shotty mount setup
     
  8. hotrod

    hotrod Well-Known Member

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    that dont sound bad.on what channel/s were ya getting 1.2 or 1.1
     
  9. mackmobile43

    mackmobile43 Jock Supporter

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    I cut mine twice and it's still too damn short (y)
     

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