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Question CB's and antennas

Guys I need to know what kind of cb/antenna combo I should put in my cargo hauler to be able to speak out and be heard...but also to get good reception. I bought a little cobra ultra 19 and a magnetic antenna(18 inch?). I can hear a lot of whats going on but can't hardly get out there and talk. Please give me some suggestions!

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Cobra 29LTD with High power mod (Blue/Chrome edition.....its cool looking)
Hood mount 4' fibreglass single antenna

Whatca think??????

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Get a galaxy 66 and a wilson roof mount antenna. I have my galaxy tuned and it gets about 85W output. I went with a hood mount 'cuz I used to have a rack that extended over the cab. The middle of the roof is the best spot for the antenna.
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Mckey are you talking about a dx66...on clay's website they only put out 20 to 25 watts after they're tuned?? What else did you do to yours???? What size whip on that antenna?

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i got a magnum and it is at 75 watts tuned wit a swing kit only got a 4 foot k40 antenna but i can talk forever on that thing it sounds good too
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I just hooked a meter to mine and it was a cool 84W xmission. If you want an awesome radio chec this one out http://www.radioactiveradios.com/pro...alaxy98vhp.php

I didn't work on mine, some hack in Albuquerque did the work.
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