What CB/11m Radio Stuff did you buy today? (2017)

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Re: What CB/11m Radio Stuff did you buy today? (2017)

Post by slamjam » 14 Nov 2017, 19:12

Bought a spares or repairs President Richard - Not sure why, probably because it was cheap. Will see what it's like when it arrives.
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Post by mrpsychopath » 14 Nov 2017, 21:52

The one in france i looked at that, i am sure it can be sorted. Looked ok
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Post by astradyne » 17 Nov 2017, 00:42

I finally managed to find a good condition original bracket for my boxed MM2. Fair price too considering what I've seen them sell for.
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Post by mrpsychopath » 17 Nov 2017, 05:39

astradyne wrote:
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I finally managed to find a good condition original bracket for my boxed MM2. Fair price too considering what I've seen them sell for.
Was bidding too. Lucky you
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Post by The Collector » 17 Nov 2017, 21:28

I thought it might've been but thought it looked a bit too tall on the sides. Could've just been an optical illusion (or failing eysight ;) ).

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Post by astradyne » 18 Nov 2017, 13:46

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I thought it might've been but thought it looked a bit too tall on the sides. Could've just been an optical illusion (or failing eysight ;) ).
The MM2 brackets are quite tall on the sides compared to say a 148/360 bracket. It's marked as dispatched so it should be here soon. I'll post a better picture when it arrives.
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Post by astradyne » 18 Nov 2017, 15:21

Just this minute won this beauty for a fair bit lower than my maximum bid.
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Post by superstar » 18 Nov 2017, 17:05

A Melos de1 and a Harvard base, oh and a base mic
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Post by astradyne » 20 Nov 2017, 14:28

The bracket for my MM2 arrived today. Perfect fit.

It's a bugger when you have a nice boxed radio and someone's nabbed the bracket but left everything else.
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Post by porky.69 » 20 Nov 2017, 14:51

astradyne wrote:
20 Nov 2017, 14:28
The bracket for my MM2 arrived today. Perfect fit.

It's a bugger when you have a nice boxed radio and someone's nabbed the bracket but left everything else.
now thats a very nice bit of kit :thumbup:
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Post by mrpsychopath » 20 Nov 2017, 15:16

very nice, I am envious I need at least 4 of them.
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Re: What CB/11m Radio Stuff did you buy today? (2017)

Post by kilimax » 20 Nov 2017, 15:40

astradyne wrote:
20 Nov 2017, 14:28
The bracket for my MM2 arrived today. Perfect fit.

It's a bugger when you have a nice boxed radio and someone's nabbed the bracket but left everything else.
Very nice. I could be doing with locating a couple. We need to find the elusive bracket graveyard.

Just where do all these brackets go anyway? :think:
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Re: What CB/11m Radio Stuff did you buy today? (2017)

Post by astradyne » 20 Nov 2017, 16:09

kilimax wrote:
20 Nov 2017, 15:40
astradyne wrote:
20 Nov 2017, 14:28
The bracket for my MM2 arrived today. Perfect fit.

It's a bugger when you have a nice boxed radio and someone's nabbed the bracket but left everything else.
Very nice. I could be doing with locating a couple. We need to find the elusive bracket graveyard.

Just where do all these brackets go anyway? :think:
I guess on the older radio's (MM2/148/360/Lincoln etc) they could have been genuinely lost. But saying that I believe there are some very unscrupulous people out there who intentionally keep the brackets when selling the radio. They then sell the bracket afterwards as they know they can and do fetch silly money.

I think I was lucky to win the MM2 bracket for £6. One sold on eBay not long back for £21 on bids. Definitely worth forking out the money though as it's added more than £6 to the value of the radio.
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