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Old 01-19-2017, 3:42 PM
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Default 2015 Ford Fusion Install with PRO-18

Been wanting a decent scanner setup for a while in my car without modifying the car too much. ProClip USA makes a really nice phone mount for the Fusion, which is how I have the PRO-18 mounted. The antenna is a Larsen NMOQW152 (which works surprisingly well on 700/800 MHz). The antenna installation was done by Ron at Newport Bay in East Brunswick, NJ. What do you all think?









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Look very good. I did not know anything about that scanner. PS: How old is scanner? I don't s it on RS site, see a different model

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Old 01-19-2017, 5:17 PM
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Thank you! It's the original Digital iScan circa 2011. It's based off of the GRE PSR-800.
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Wow, you drilled the trunk! Awesome, that's the way to go!
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Old 01-19-2017, 8:21 PM
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Yeah, permanent mount NMO quarter wave. That's the way to do it!

Thanks for doing a proper antenna installation.

May the RF Gods smile upon your installation.
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Old 01-20-2017, 5:40 AM
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Nice set up
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Another nod for that antenna install. Looks clean and professional.
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Is the actual mount that holds the scanner from proclip too?
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Old 01-24-2017, 12:50 PM
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Thanks for the replies, all! ac316scu, that is correct. Both parts are from ProClip USA.


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Nice install , very clean.
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Nice job,is that off route 17?
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Nice job..

Like kjfswkr, this is the first time I've seen the Pro 18. It's a good looking radio.
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Nice job,is that off route 17?
Rt 18.

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Nice job..

Like kjfswkr, this is the first time I've seen the Pro 18. It's a good looking radio.
I agree! I like the iPod-like design of it.
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Looks great! Congrats on the proper antenna install. I use a G0XT (I think that's the logo on it) mount for my Pro-18 in my Trailblazer and a generic copy of the same mount in my '06 Silverado. Both work great and keep the scanners in place...so far, anyway. I may have to look into the Proclip mounts, a vehicle-specific one with a more durable attachment would be nice...so far so good, but I can't help but wonder about the long-term durability of the 2-sided adhesive tape. Nobody wants to hear that "clunk" when the scanner falls off of the dash.

Enjoy the Pro-18...they're great and often under-appreciated scanners.
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Which proclip phone/device holder are you using? I want to use it for my radio shack scanner too.

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It looks like a dartboard.
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True...but it outperforms any dart board I've ever encountered on all bands.
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I may have to look into the Proclip mounts, a vehicle-specific one with a more durable attachment would be nice...so far so good, but I can't help but wonder about the long-term durability of the 2-sided adhesive tape. Nobody wants to hear that "clunk" when the scanner falls off of the dash.
It's super durable and reliable. I highly recommend it.

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See here and here.
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Thanks buddy, I appreciate the answer.
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Looks good!. You did the correct thing by properly installing the NMO assembly and not using a mag mount. Nice and clean on the antenna and the holder for the scanner.
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