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Going from 2 piece Orion to Front Mount Unit

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I have a 2 piece Orion and am interested in making it a Front Mount (1 Piece) Unit. Anyone know what parts I need for this or how I go about doing it ?
 

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I managed to get this completed after taking a bit of a look at a Front Mount Orion that I had that I wasn't using and seeing how it differs from the Remote Mount Orion that I wanted to use.

I pulled the control head off of my one Orion and put on a control head from my unused Front Mount Orion.

I had to flip the switch for the ignition sense but that was pretty minor. I then reprogrammed the radio with some new talkgroups and all is working just great.

Am I happy I took the chance doing something that I had never done before ... yes it all worked out and really was pretty easy because I actually had all the parts I needed.
 

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From memory, I don't think you can make a high power low band Orion front-mount...the board on that particular model just isn't setup for the connection. But that was a long time ago that I tried, I could be wrong.
 
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