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CB Antenna's - Pic's and recommendations

Been a while since I've had to think about this, but I'm going to be updating my
gear, as well as needing some advice - and I'd like to see some pic's of your antenna's
and mountings.
I'm planning on taking a simple approach to this and right now looking at possibly doing
1 1/2 to 2 ft. single rod on, on both mirrors.

Now, I'm not dead set in my ways - but I'd like to see what others have done and could use some ideas for some clean appearances.
If anyone already has that setup - what sticks are you using and how do you like them?



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Ill be keeping an eye on this Im in the same boat. here is one I found somewhere a while back and I think I kinda like the idea. Its clean and looks almost kinda "factory" which i like. 2004 F250 CB Antenna Install

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Re: CB Antenna's - Pic's and recommendations

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Tons of ideas

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no the best photo and probably dosent help if you dont have a bar but ive just got mine mounted on the bullbar, looks alot bigger then it is in this pic, it sits about 30mm above the snorkle
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I've seen that thread before. I didn't want to thread jack it as I was looking more just for Antenna mounting locations for EX's rather than anything else.



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Re: CB Antenna's - Pic's and recommendations

Ah yes, I forgot you have an ex. There's a few mirror mounts and such on there. Good luck, im looking at mounting up a cb soon.

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I've seen that thread before. I didn't want to thread jack it as I was looking more just for Antenna mounting locations for EX's rather than anything else.
Did you ever figure out a mounting solution for your ex? I saw a setup on a jeep a while back and it made me think of this.. He used a couple short pieces of flat stock, drilled and bent, then mounted them behind his tail lights.. He dremeled a small part of the tail light to clearance it but it looked good..

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I haven't yet. Was more focused on getting the new turbo and I.C. pipes and gauges in.
Once I get the F650 dash is when I was going to put the CB in.
But I think I'm pretty much sold on putting in two, 2 or 3ft with the clamps on the mirrors.
Then, just tidy it up a bit. Not to mention I don't want to have to run 15+ feet of cable from the back of the EX...



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I understand Lol. I have a lot on the to do list but my trucks been put on the back burner. One of these days I'll get it done. Thought I'd just throw an option out there for ya though

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I understand Lol. I have a lot on the to do list but my trucks been put on the back burner. One of these days I'll get it done. Thought I'd just throw an option out there for ya though
Yea, I've still got that block I bought from you in my garage waiting to get worked... so much want, not of time and money to do it!



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