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Anyone have info on the Turner Base Kicker antenna

Discussion in 'CB Antennas' started by MoparMatthew, Apr 21, 2017.

  1. MoparMatthew

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    I have a Base Kicker antenna by Turner NOS in the box . I was wondering its value and any info would be a big help . TY


     

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    It's always interesting when a blast from the past shows up, kinda serves to validate that we were once young and the '70s actually DID happen, even IF we can't remember much from that party era...

    So is yours the Jo Gunn Son-of-a-Gunn type we can see in this 14-day ebay auction, kinda like a Starduster except with a gamma match...

    ...or is it this really bizarre looking type:
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    NB....That's it in the picture above.

    I remember the tri-kicker and the ultra-Kicker which both had electronically steerable elements similar to a Super scanner but more elements and more gain. Quite rare to see them even back in the hey-day of CB.
     
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  4. murdog

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    Can you post the Manual would be great to view .
     
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    Just when I think I've seen it all :) Bizarre....the weirder it looks the better is works right? :)
     
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  6. MoparMatthew

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    Thanks guys !! pretty cool find
     
  8. MoparMatthew

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    It's the bizarre one in the picture very rare antenna .
     
  9. murdog

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    Matthew , thanq for the info on the antenna , if you have one in the box how about the element lengths , spacing between elements all the measurements a person would need to build and Model , It might take some time but they are a rare antenna . If you have the time .
     
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  10. murdog

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    Matt when you come up with a price let me know .
     
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    The questions for making a model are what are parts 27 and 90 made out of. Are they metal or insulators?

    Also, if part 90 is made of metal, is it electrically connected to the antenna at those points, or does the attachment method keep them isolated?


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  12. murdog

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    Hey DB
    So much for that the way of the World now .
     
  13. MoparMatthew

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    E="murdog, post: 585130, member: 7163"]Matt when you come up with a price let me know .[/QUOTE]
    What's it worth ? Make me an offer . I don't ship so local pick up only
     
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    Matt
    Here is my email ad murraylongstreet@hotmail.com
    we can talk it over just so you know I am out west so shipping is $$ but I would pay full cost just to be able to measure and post so those out there who build can give it a go .
     

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