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Take my hearing please

Discussion in 'General CB Services Discussion' started by TheRealPorkchop, Sep 3, 2018.

  1. TheRealPorkchop

    TheRealPorkchop Certified Sith Pimp

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    How in the hell does he think anybody wants to hear that crap? Sounds like a few RC copters trying to take off... I’d split my own wig trying to get that sound out my head at night.

    No way I’d ever put that on somebody’s radio



     
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  2. Robb

    Robb Yup

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    You are right, that makes no sense to set it up like that. He needs to use silent fans. That's just ridiculous!
     
  3. sp5it

    sp5it Master of puppets

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    Butcher mod...
     
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  4. kaos513

    kaos513 Well-Known Member

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    They sell those kits on website
     
  5. Tallman

    Tallman W9WDX Amateur Radio Member, KW4YJ EXTRA class

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    It would not last long in my radio room, not as active radio anyway. It would sit on the shelf.
     
  6. Road Squawker

    Road Squawker Sr. Member

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    When he said to "Remember, the switch next to the power wires is for the amp, and the other switch is for the fans..." I thought to myself "is he f@#$%^ deaf?
     
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  7. TheRealPorkchop

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    Yea I’d strap a floor box fan to it and have less noise and more airflow. I know the man is smarter than I am, not gonna argue that but wtf is he thinking with these fans?

    The man does love switches. And black hot glue. And saying Less Comm. And now I guess I can add loud ass fans to his list of likables.
     
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  8. undertaker

    undertaker Undertaker

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    He does sell a lot of radios...
     
  9. TheRealPorkchop

    TheRealPorkchop Certified Sith Pimp

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    Yea, he does I’m sure. I see he sells a lot of impossible watt radios such as the 900 watt amazing beat-all Galaxy 98vhp that wasn’t VHP until he popped in some 2879’s and made it VHP. Not knocking the guy, I like switches and hot glue too but damn, he reminds me of my wife while she’s making crafts.

    His radios got more switches than a Tijuana lowrider, driver hit the wrong combo and drop the axles, landing gear dragging the highway, spark show.

    And now the fans from hell. Fire that thing up at 1AM and the neighbors come outside yelling and screaming thinking they’re being attacked by giant mosquitoes. Or aliens have landed. Sure to get you a cussing from your wife if you’re in the house with that thing.

    And totally off topic and I’ll derail my own thread because I can...

    Was watching various BS videos on the tube and found this one, and just look at the comments...


    As Lane Myers said “well honk my hooter”.
     
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  10. Captain Kilowatt

    Captain Kilowatt Professional Amateur
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    Cripes.....sounds like that radio should be sitting on an aircraft carrier waiting to launch. What a racket!
     
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  11. Martian

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    I am afraid that Lester is showing his age a bit.
    He should know why a modulated signal is "bouncing around" on his SA when he has the span at 3Mhz, R and VBW are set to auto and @ 30Khz with a sweep time of 10ms.
    There is a part in a "fine tune cb" video complaining about the same "problem".

    I can applaud Lester hanging around and toughing it out.
    But damn, if I wanted to go deaf I could just stand at one end of a runway for a few hours instead of listening to that racket.
     
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  12. TheRealPorkchop

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    My grandma is 92 and she lives 3 miles away from me. She just called me and told me stop watching that video, she could hear it all the way at her house. So age ain’t it, haha.

    Seriously though, yeah, you’d have to be deaf to have that radio or you’d be deaf before long.

    Thinking of it, I have a kid that’s deaf but with a cochlear implant. He wouldn’t even want to own that crap.
     
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  13. sunbulls

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    Somebody needs to start working on making these fans more silent. Military developers used modulated blade spacing on stealth helicopters to reduce noise, why not do the same with fans.
     
  14. Tallman

    Tallman W9WDX Amateur Radio Member, KW4YJ EXTRA class

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    Am I the only one who thinks "Trucker Brown" has paid way too much?
    One company I worked for had small fans that would move a huge volume of air. These were installed in the belly of the aircraft so sound was not an issue.
    But on the bench my techs had to wear ear protection. Small fans that have to move a lot of air have to turn fast. A 2 inch fan that moves 500 cfm has to turn around 10,000 rpm and ran on 400 Hz power.
    Definitely jet turbine screaming.
     
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  15. TheRealPorkchop

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    I didn’t really watch the video, sometimes I pause it and go straight to the comments, which is what I did there.
     

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