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Right, got my new rig.

Post by Paul-H » 02 Jul 2009, 19:08

I brought a Magnum 257 (blue face) all unlocked and ready to go.
I've got a mini stinger on a guttermount at the moment (from my old rig) and don't expect to get much from it.
As I'm on a tight budget I've been looking at the Solarcon 3LT-48B which, if the blurb is to be believed, seems ideal.

What do others think?

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Post by UGLY_BOB » 03 Jul 2009, 13:15

For mobile use, I'd look at the Sirio 3000 / 4000 range. They aren't cheap, especially as you'll need the sirio mag mount to go with.... but I can't imagine how much money I've thrown down the drain buying 'cheap' alternatives over the years. The only other aerial that comes anywhere near the sirio series but is cheaper - is the Modulator / Red Devil type ones. There at least you could get away with a 3/8" mounting. :)
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Post by Paul-H » 03 Jul 2009, 13:19

Cheers Bob, I've just brought a sirio 3000 with sirio mag mount.
Should be here Monday so I'll be set from then.
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Post by UGLY_BOB » 03 Jul 2009, 13:23

Excellent choice. That's what I use. The Sirio mag is superb, and waaay stronger than mags supplied elsewhere.
You'll be well happy with that set up. :P
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Post by landy kid » 03 Jul 2009, 15:39

i want to get a sirio when i can afford it - in the next year or so psml

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Post by porky.69 » 03 Jul 2009, 19:49

hi guys whats the difference between the yellow display radio and the blue one ...and what the big deal in where its made ( korea ) just heard alot of guys talking about them ???

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Don't know Porkster... maybe someone on here knows ??????? :?:
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Post by jazzsinger » 03 Jul 2009, 20:22

porky.69 wrote:hi guys whats the difference between the yellow display radio and the blue one ...and what the big deal in where its made ( korea ) just heard alot of guys talking about them ???

thanks pork
Korea ain't known for its high quality radio's,especially the maxon made ones.the blue display looks seriously fagged out. :lol: :lol:,seriously though i've heard the newer blue ones have frequency stability and other issues compared to the older radio's.

Paul i think you made a wise choice in choosing the sirio hp3000 over the solarcon,solarcon ain't exactly well known for accuracy/honesty in their advertising if the 9.9 dbi :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: A99 was anything to go by.
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jazzsinger wrote:solarcon ain't exactly well known for accuracy/honesty in their advertising if the 9.9 dbi :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: A99 was anything to go by.
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jazzsinger wrote:solarcon ain't exactly well known for accuracy/honesty in their advertising if the 9.9 dbi :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: A99 was anything to go by.
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landy kid wrote:
You Paulh on N44?
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thanks guys !!
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