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Old 10-10-2012, 11:21 PM
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Default Need advice in these CB handhelds

The place I work at just threw these away. They run on 4 aa and have volume, squelch but trying them out 50ft apart one hear the other faintly and the other hears only static, no break at all.

I was wondering if they could be used as a SHTF comm to other CBers Albright only two channels, (I use MURS for my handhelds) and if they are worth taking to a shop if I can find one to test them?

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Old 10-11-2012, 5:18 PM
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Probably not worth it. With new 40 channel Midland 77-785's going for $32, it's hard to see how going through any trouble and $hop time would be worth it.

One idea is to sell'em on ebay and use the proceeds to buy a new unit. Surely somebody out there has a retro-need for these and has just got to have them.
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Old 10-11-2012, 5:57 PM
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Much appreciated. I had no idea CB handhelds were that cheap. I think I will try the eBay route for the heck of it.
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Old 10-12-2012, 12:19 AM
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Question Why?

Why would anyone bother to buy these on ripoffeBay?
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Old 10-12-2012, 7:19 AM
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theyre great lookin 2 way radios keep em
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Old 10-12-2012, 7:48 AM
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Only a collector, and you would be surprised what people can sell on EB !!!
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