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ollyit 15 June 2005 09:19

worth it or not?
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I've been offered a Icom IC-M503 for 80, fully working except the buttons on the handheld microphone dont work - but do on the unit itself, it also doesnt have the bracket so i'd have to buy or mount flush in the console - any opinions on these units? :)
should I go for it - I have no VHF at present :sick:

gingercoastie 15 June 2005 10:00

I have a bracket for a M601 that you can have if it will fit.

Rogue Wave 15 June 2005 10:12

I. dont think Icoms are reliable

gingercoastie 15 June 2005 10:14

I do think Icoms are reliable. :p

Nauti Buoy 15 June 2005 10:18


Originally Posted by gingercoastie
I do think Icoms are reliable. :p

I agree, pleased with my M601 and M1v handheld.

ollyit 15 June 2005 10:24

thanks guys, apparently the transmit button works fine. It's the channel change button which doesn't work. You have to change channel with the unit knob. The unit was sent back to Icom who fitted a brand new mike, charged 100. and it still came back faulty. -

hmm , :]

Carl 15 June 2005 10:36

marine superstore,get a hand held for 100quid or under brand new

DM 15 June 2005 10:45


Originally Posted by ollyit
should I go for it

I know the seller. He's a bit dodgy.


Rogue Wave 15 June 2005 17:36

let's swim upstream again!

Originally Posted by Rogue Wave
I. dont think Icoms are reliable

I agree!

The Jackeens 15 June 2005 17:43

Mr wave r u answering your own posts :cool:

your box is full man


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