2020 Silverado LTZ

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Uniden 996XT for analog and SDS200 for digital and GPS for travel. Installed in a Jottodesk vehicle specific console for the '19/'20 Silverado/Sierra. I had both units mounted in the console but the angle made the screens difficult to see. I ended up reversing the face plates and modifying the brackets to mount them externally, facing upward. Not as clean as if they were mounted inside as intended, but I am happy with the overall look. 831188311983120831218312283123
 

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Looks great! I have the equivalent Jotto Desk console in my '19 F-150, and the viewing angle is definitely not the best. What does the antenna setup look like?
 
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Don't laugh, but I have two mag mounts that I keep under the back seat and only deploy if I am on a road trip. I have a Larsen NMO150/450/800 and a Laird Technologies ABSCANCS. Both are excellent antennas that serve me well with the local systems I monitor. The 800 systems in my area come in extremely well without even having to put them up on the roof. That works for me.
 

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Another reason for my mag mounts are they are easy to care for when you need to take a 6' 5" pickup truck into a 6' 8" parking garage. If I have them up, I simply put them back under the seat before we enter. Like I said before, most of the time, I don't even need to have them up.
 

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I can see what you mean about the angle. I have the Havis one that fits between the seat and dash and its angle it’s much better.
 

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I had the Havis in my previous Silverados and loved it. This time I wanted a more integrated look. It looked great. I just couldn't see it. It may have worked if you could adjust the contrast on the SDS200, but you cant.
 

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I really like the creative use of the space and the use of the jotto desk for your accessories and for the base mount. Very nice install.
 

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Yes. Works perfectly for my Samsung phone. Stays in place better than anything else out there. Swivel feature on the belt clip makes it very versatile.
 

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how did you attach the clip to the ram mount? I have been looking for something similar for my IPhone 11
 

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how did you attach the clip to the ram mount? I have been looking for something similar for my IPhone 11

I wondered the same. So I opened the pic and zoomed in. Looks like he’s got the belt clip zip tied to the end of the ram mount.
 

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For the phone mount, I just used my Otterbox belt clip case and attached the belt clip part to the Ram mount with 3M double sided mounting tape (the good stuff). Then took 2 zip ties as extra security and cinched them down tight on both ends. Very clean and easy way to get a custom mount that fits the phone perfectly.
 

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For the phone mount, I just used my Otterbox belt clip case and attached the belt clip part to the Ram mount with 3M double sided mounting tape (the good stuff). Then took 2 zip ties as extra security and cinched them down tight on both ends. Very clean and easy way to get a custom mount that fits the phone perfectly.
I may try that too.. I ended up using a Magnetic mic on a panavise mount and have the thin metal piece under the skin of the otter box. Seems to work fine for me so far. I have two HHCH mics for my XTVA and Astro Spectra W3 that use mag mic's already so I can move the mic into the phone's place if need be
 

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I may try that too.. I ended up using a Magnetic mic on a panavise mount and have the thin metal piece under the skin of the otter box. Seems to work fine for me so far. I have two HHCH mics for my XTVA and Astro Spectra W3 that use mag mic's already so I can move the mic into the phone's place if need be
That is a great idea too. Those Magnetic Mics have a super strong magnet.
 
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