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Old 05-19-2017, 6:54 AM
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Originally Posted by Priority-One View Post
What would you say are the qualms about the 7000?
---Normal Battery Life for heavy users
---Extended Battery (NNTN7034 with 4200mAh) plus full length VHF/700/800 Antenna extends the radio out to
an unwieldy height:

---On the regular "non-XE" version the volume control knob has a tendency to be loose which can cause unintended radio volume to go from reasonable to "Spinal Tap 11".

Those are some of the concerns I had with mine.
Still would be difficult to give it up though as it is still a darn good radio overall.

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