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Re: ftm-350 install questions

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Post by OLLIE » Tue May 31, 2011 12:15 pm

Very nice Sean. You might consider speding a few extra dollars and buy the Diamond K9000 retractable mount that will clamp to a bar on your rack. Then all you have to do is push a button and the antenna will stand up or lay down. It comes in handy for a lot of things. No issues with low hanging branches or drive-thoughs, as an example.
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Re: ftm-350 install questions

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Post by smslavin » Tue May 31, 2011 8:05 pm

cruiserlarry wrote:Very nice...what did you decide to do with the antenna ?
OLLIE wrote:Very nice Sean. You might consider speding a few extra dollars and buy the Diamond K9000 retractable mount that will clamp to a bar on your rack.
Thanks guys.

Still not sure about the antenna. I currently have a Diamond NR770HB with a K550 mount. The K550 doesn't seem to fit the rack all that well which is why I'm considering the NMO mount. The install also seems a little less painless.

I'm on the road for the next 3 weeks with work so I have some time to think about it. I'll take any input you guys have to offer though.
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Re: ftm-350 install questions

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Post by smslavin » Mon Jun 27, 2011 8:27 pm

cruiserlarry wrote:Very nice...what did you decide to do with the antenna ?
Whew. That was quite a month. Trying to stay home for a few weeks in a row now. 2 camping trips coming up with the girls and I'm motivated to get this done as where we are going (Idyllwild and Big Bear) should be good for getting on the air.

Here's what I'd like to do although I can't quite figure out how they work or what size I need. A Myer's Hub. Are those similar to what you used Larry? How do they seal? What do I need to get it installed?
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Post by smslavin » Wed Jul 06, 2011 9:09 pm

The truck is finally on the air. Thanks Ollie.

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Re: ftm-350 install questions

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Post by OLLIE » Fri Jul 08, 2011 11:43 am

smslavin wrote:The truck is finally on the air. Thanks Ollie.
Glad it worked out for you Sean. The black should match the roof nicely.
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