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Old 05-07-2009, 04:15 AM
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Default Looking for a Antenna Mount

Can any give me some links to Antenna Mounts, I brought a couple off my LHS but they are very poorly made.

The screw base and bolt are different sizes with poor thread pitch, so it won't tighten up and just falls off while running.

Found the Bru Line Car/Boat Antenna Mount and Top Secret Antenna Mount.

What quality are these like, I can find any close of pics of them.

Is there any other CNC quality mounts out there.

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Dave
Old 05-07-2009, 08:22 AM
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Default RE: Looking for a Antenna Mount

Here are a few images I have found on the net from back when I was looking at possible ideas.

Not sure where they are from or who makes them, but hope this gives you an idea of the different types of antenna holders out there.

If you like one Ill see if I can track it down.[8D]
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Old 05-09-2009, 10:47 PM
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Default RE: Looking for a Antenna Mount

Picture #2 (blue anodized) is a Top Secret Boats antenna mount. Bonzi' Sports and Aeromarine also make good ones. The others are more for car and truck use and most of those that Ross showed you need to have the antenna wire cut, one thing that I don't advocate. Pictures 7 and 8 will work.
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I have used the Bru-line antenna's only for some time. They are quality antenna kits.

[link=http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LX9162&P=7]Bru-line antenna[/link]
Old 05-10-2009, 07:15 AM
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Default RE: Looking for a Antenna Mount

Thanks Ron

The Bonzi one looks good I checked out there website, bloody postage is a killer.
Old 05-10-2009, 08:26 AM
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Check with some of your stockists in Oz as a few carry Aeromarine and other US brands but they're going to add a little extra as they had to get the stuff shipped half-way around the world.
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Aeromarine Antenna mount as in the photo below, can be ordered from here : [link=http://www.hobbysupplies.com.au/Aeromarine.HTM]Hobby Supplies[/link]
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Old 05-19-2009, 11:51 PM
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I buy colored antenae tubes from my LHS and then I take a 1/4 x20 stainless steel button head screw and drill throughthe centeruse a drill bit that matches the outer diameter of the tube from the LHS apply a bit of epoxy to the bottom of the tube and insert it into the bolt let it set up and then drill a 1/4 hole in the radio box and install youre new antenae tube you can use a short jam nut if you need the clearance or use a nylon locknut..it looks just exactly like the top secret unti when youre done except of course its stainless instead of anodized..I have used this method for several years and have yet to have one come out or fail..I have also used alot of top secret products and love all of it. they make good stuff there....hope this helps.OH by the way yes youll have to use a cobalt bit to get through the stainless run the screw into a nut and chuck the nut onto a vise to hold it on youre drill press...

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