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Cobra 25 what mod is this?

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Biggie_Z

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I bought an older Cobra 25 at a garage sale, hooked it up and it's working great. I opened it up to see if there have been any modifications and noticed that some capacitors have been added to the solder side of the PCB and there's a piece of wire bridging two solder points. I am new to CBs so I don't really know what I'm looking at. Can anyone identify this mod? I'll also post some pics of the other side, maybe you guys can see something there that I can't. The radio is a 1993 Cobra 25 LTD Classic side mic made in the Philippines.

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Cobra 25 by XJLanzaro | Photobucket
 

kf4eyr

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looks to me to be a stock cobra 25 ,,, no mods done just still factory shape,,,,,i would tighten the screws holding the pcb to chassis while you have it open,,, they can come loose and cause havoc sometimes,,,
 

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+1. It's not modified, wire jumpers like that are common with that vintage of radio. They are less common now only because circuit boards of recent manufacture usually have traces on both sides, or multiple layers of traces, as opposed to just having traces on one side of the board.
 

Biggie_Z

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Thanks for the help guys. That's a relief. I thought it was modded because I compared it to a friend's stock modern Cobra 25 and didn't see any of that.
 
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