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"Very little actual talk time" LMAO!

Discussion in 'General CB Services Discussion' started by psycho, May 4, 2018.

  1. psycho

    psycho Running a special on our rooms!

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    Low_Boy Well-Known Member

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    She's a beauty LOL.
     
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    Dmans Well-Known Member

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    Just curious-What threw up inside the case?
     
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    w9cll W9WDX Amateur Radio Club Member

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    Oh! It's a ham amp...let me at it
     
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  5. Onelasttime

    Onelasttime Well-Known Member

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    LOL.....I guess most CB'er's do not understand that dirt is conductive! Gota love stacked up cheap ceramic disc cap's right up against the transformer that has to be so temperature stable! LOL Lose one cap and the entire sirciut is now wrong! LOL All that solder every place too looks like a plumber was in the box! LOL


    Who would pay $500 for that? Good grief.
     
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  6. psycho

    psycho Running a special on our rooms!

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    I put in an offer of $25.
     
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  7. Blackcat630

    Blackcat630 Sr. Member

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    .....runnin this one drivin fo Dirty Dave Made.. I just got DOWN right there
     
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    that box is more crowded than grand central station.
     
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    sunbulls Well-Known Member

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    "Amp has had very little hours of actual use" The cockroaches that have been partying down in that amp for the past 10 years say otherwise.
     
  10. Onelasttime

    Onelasttime Well-Known Member

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    Cheap disc caps have no business in a box like that! Especially bad is using 4-5 caps do to the job that one cap can easily do. You now have 4-5 places that can fail instead of one! It also makes troubleshooting more labor intensive. Ceramic disc caps are the opposite of temperature stable so putting it by a heat source or in a hot area is a terrible idea! It lowers cost but it also lowers performance, durability and proper functioning! This is exactly one of many reasons I hate the CB amps designed, built and copied in that industry/hobby! They take a bad design and make it 10,000 times worse in an attempt to save very little money.
     
  11. Handy Andy

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

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    Looks more like flood damages or moisture - those cores - shot...
     
  12. psycho

    psycho Running a special on our rooms!

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    Joe at Davemade solders one hell of a lot better than that. I would say during the limited use, transistors were replaced....filter caps were added when they didn't need to be........plus large hookup wire was added when 10 gauge is plenty for the short run.
    I never heard of a 5 pill swinging 1100 watts peak unless running at 16+ volts.
     
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    Onelasttime Well-Known Member

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    You see idiots on youtube and facebook all the time showing thier 4 pill swinging into 900-1100 watt's usually they have 2-3 Bird 43's.......You could not make this stuff up if you tried. Truth is crazier than fiction in this case!
     

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