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Re: Blowing up a Fanon cb with a banger

Posted: 13 Sep 2017, 13:46
by Buick Mackane
Is that the mic i see flying through the air at 0.18 seconds ? :lol:

Re: Blowing up a Fanon cb with a banger

Posted: 13 Sep 2017, 13:48
by superstar
Tim wrote:Go on, I dare you, list it on eBay with those photo's and describe it as 'in used condition, spares or repairs, not working, believe that the finals have blown and may have parts missing'. It would probably make a fortune!
Funny you should say that, we were gonna list it on there, stating that the positive and negative had been wired the wrong way or had been run with a high SWR but decided against it :)

Re: Blowing up a Fanon cb with a banger

Posted: 13 Sep 2017, 15:25
by astradyne
superstar wrote:
Tim wrote:Go on, I dare you, list it on eBay with those photo's and describe it as 'in used condition, spares or repairs, not working, believe that the finals have blown and may have parts missing'. It would probably make a fortune!
Funny you should say that, we were gonna list it on there, stating that the positive and negative had been wired the wrong way or had been run with a high SWR but decided against it :)
State that you can't test it fully due to having no antenna. But it was working 35 years ago before you put it in a cupboard before the house fire. Also no returns due to screwdriver experts! :lol:

Re: Blowing up a Fanon cb with a banger

Posted: 13 Sep 2017, 15:26
by astradyne
Check this guy out.

https://youtu.be/eGlsX82ofVo

Re: Blowing up a Fanon cb with a banger

Posted: 13 Sep 2017, 18:13
by Tim
Monty Python lives!

Re: Blowing up a Fanon cb with a banger

Posted: 14 Sep 2017, 07:39
by kilimax
Brilliant thread, brilliant :thumbup:

:lol: :lol: :lol:

Re: Blowing up a Fanon cb with a banger

Posted: 14 Sep 2017, 08:59
by Tim
Perhaps the next rig you send up should be a working one but put something a bit more powerful under it to send it into space, that way, if there is other life forms out there they will be able to contact Earth, don't forget to include a user manual though!

Re: Blowing up a Fanon cb with a banger

Posted: 14 Sep 2017, 14:33
by prettypolly
Hmm weather balloon and a cheiza in the stratosphere

Re: Blowing up a Fanon cb with a banger

Posted: 14 Sep 2017, 15:08
by astradyne
prettypolly wrote:Hmm weather balloon and a cheiza in the stratosphere
Send a fidelity 1000 up. That way, if aliens are on their way to attack us due to concerns over our technological advances and they intercept it, they'll examine it and realise the galaxy is perfectly safe. In fact they'd probably take pity on us and go straight home.

Re: Blowing up a Fanon cb with a banger

Posted: 16 Sep 2017, 12:04
by Admiral
I prefer to donate my unwanted stuff to people who can make use of it.

Re: Blowing up a Fanon cb with a banger

Posted: 16 Sep 2017, 12:13
by speeddemon
Unwanted radio equpiment/$ etc :D All donations welcome and gladly accepted. .. ill take them give a gd home.... :thumbup: :D

Re: Blowing up a Fanon cb with a banger

Posted: 16 Sep 2017, 16:44
by superstar
Admiral wrote:I prefer to donate my unwanted stuff to people who can make use of it.
Each to their own, I'm blowing all my junk to smitherines

Re: Blowing up a Fanon cb with a banger

Posted: 16 Sep 2017, 17:13
by Admiral
superstar wrote:
Admiral wrote:I prefer to donate my unwanted stuff to people who can make use of it.
Each to their own
Indeed, and if you own it then you can do what you want with it.

Re: Blowing up a Fanon cb with a banger

Posted: 16 Sep 2017, 17:19
by Buick Mackane
Admiral wrote:I prefer to donate my unwanted stuff to people who can make use of it.
Enough about your seedy exploits down the sperm bank, This threads about blowing up CB's for sheer amusement :D

Re: Blowing up a Fanon cb with a banger

Posted: 16 Sep 2017, 19:05
by NightProwler
Send it to Nick, He will have it up and running in no time :thumbup: