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Mic worth buying for Cobra WX NW ST

john-o

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I've been going through mic's like they're going our of style, ever since my stock mic gave out. So, every mic after my stock mic, seems to have cheap soldering, poor activation press control and doesn't hold up very well.
I've tried ROAD KING, SUPER STAR, and TRUCKERS SERIES. I know these are cheapies, but still, I use my CB as a base station, and the mics are not dropped and
handled like they use to be in my rig on the road.
Also, this 4 pin setup on my cobra, is kind of sensitive to 4 pin setups of MIDLAND and others - which I' found out is not uncommon. I even tried a COBRA branded
mics, and that was seriously missing the boat on quality operation.
Can someone suggest a CB mic for a Cobra 29 WX NW ST, that would be a good base station mic? I'm willing to pay the bucks for quality.
 

slowmover

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ASTATIC 636L

ROAD KING RK-56

RANGER SRA-198

are all worthwhile.

There are others out-of-production, and some men convert one type to another.

The above are all noise-cancellation types used in the 10,000+ user number range.

I have these and more. None is a penalty, per se.

Power mics are a different creature. This is where QC comes in more as a problem (in my experience).

Use some CAIG DE-Oxit on switches on any of them.

And, it may not be the mic. It could be a problem with the radio connector. It could be adjacent cables/wiring giving problems picked up on the mic cord. Etc.

Good luck!

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