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Old 11 July 2010, 15:45   #1
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Hi all,can anyone tell me the best antenna to get for standard horizon gx 1500e & to fit on my rib cheers.
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Old 11 July 2010, 16:02   #2
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V tronix Rib antenna specially designed for ribs
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Old 11 July 2010, 16:25   #3
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Rib Raider?

Possibly the most useless vhf aerial ever made.
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.......and are rubbish, don't waste your money.The Pacific range are very good and half the price.

http://www.force4.co.uk/8239/Pacific...mpaign=pid8239

You can unscrew them from the base and remove them as well which is a bonus.
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Never had any problems with my Rib Raider though I keep reading how useless they are
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Never had any problems with my Rib Raider though I keep reading how useless they are
No it's true! I once pushed one (c/w rib) under a low beam and bent it double and it snapped. Rubbish!
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No it's true! I once pushed one (c/w rib) under a low beam and bent it double and it snapped. Rubbish!
I clouted mine on the bridge I launch next to a couple of times and it just went byongyanggggg
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Another vote here for the Pacific range, the one mentioned that unscrews is an excellent option and is called the Seamaster Pro range.

We use a 1.1m version day-today and it performs very very well indeed, we also have a stubby one that is a quick swap thanks to that screw-in feature.

Expect to pay quite a bit less than that Force 4 link.
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ive used 2 V-tronix and to be honest, both have let me down, its a scam how they get away with selling them!! utter rubbish
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Another vote here for the Pacific range, the one mentioned that unscrews is an excellent option and is called the Seamaster Pro range.

We use a 1.1m version day-today and it performs very very well indeed, we also have a stubby one that is a quick swap thanks to that screw-in feature.

Expect to pay quite a bit less than that Force 4 link.
Hi malthouse, are the connectors a standard fitting for the vhf standard horizon 1500e ? cheers.
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