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FINE TUNE CB SHOP FOR REAL?

Discussion in 'General CB Services Discussion' started by Sonar, Jun 8, 2017.

  1. Sonar

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    I just checked out the latest YouTube clip from fine tune CB shop and was wondering if this guy's for real? He starts off by saying (not verbatim) that he's not making the clip of a brand new Stryker 955 in order to school other tecs, and if anyone else knows how to correct an internet problem with some out of the box 955's their selling you something they can't do. He's outright claiming he's the only one on planet Earth who can do whatever it is that needs to be done to fix this so called issue.
    IS HE DELUSIONAL, OR TRULY A ONE OF A KIND GENIUS? I would assume delusional. But being I know nothing about the way transceivers work and obviously how to repair them I'm baffled at his claim. But claiming to be the only one who can perform this repair seems delusional. At least to me


     
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  2. undertaker

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    I got mine from Bobs cb and I can tell you I have never had a problem with my 955 hp.
     
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  3. Sonar

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    So many of the members on this site tried to teach me how to share a link. I just can't get it. I am using a Galaxy j7 and although I don't think that's the problem with me sharing links I do think it's easier on the computer. I really don't like to write a post about a clip when I can't share but this one was a Duesy.
     
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  4. rabbiporkchop

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    LOL.
    Let's put it this way, if any technician thinks that they are capable of doing better work I'd love to put their work to the test but nobody seems to be interested in stepping forward to take me up on my offer. fine tune CB worked on my any tone radio and I'm quite happy with it.
     
  5. Sonar

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    I'm not questioning his work because I don't know a diode from a transistor. I'm questioning his claim to be the only person to do something no one else can. There's so many radio experts on this one site and It's common sense that there's nothing a true rec knows that another doesn't or can't easily figure out. This is what happens when I fail to share the clip in which he makes the claim. I will not ever question a clip again, until I learn how to share it. If you'd watch the clip you'd understand my doubts. Sorry about that. 73
     
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    I've seen the clip and I'll share it for you just to stir the pot.
    In my experience there's several good technicians around the country that do excellent textbook work.
    What Mark does is unlike anything I've experienced with any other technician. There's only so much you can do with these export radios to improve performance but it's all the little tiny things added up that can make a huge difference. I'm not sure if you've seen my YouTube channel but do a Google search for the 45-mile Cobra 29 and I think you will have a better understanding of what I'm talking about.
    The title of that video is kind of misleading because afterward I measured the air miles and found it to be about 35 miles, and the focus should be on the receiver of my Magnum S9 being able to hear such a weak signal at such a long distance. There was nothing miraculous about the cobra 29 transmitter. My receiver was the star of the show. Nobody locally could hear him past 10 miles due to the mountainous terrain once he dropped down over the other side of the mountain between us.
    I believe this is probably the clip you are talking about.
     
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  7. fourstringburn

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    Read my post on this thread ( it's the 4th one down) to get my impression of him meeting him in person. He's beyond narcissistic!

    http://www.worldwidedx.com/threads/fine-tune-cb.181877/
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    Be sure to read post 109 on page 8

    http://worldwidedx.com/threads/fine-tune-cb.181877/page-8
     
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  8. rabbiporkchop

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    Some folks prefer to get work done by someone who's a very nice person with a great personality who will sit and talk to them for hours at a time over a cup of coffee and yet get mediocre work in the process and some people would rather pay a narcissist for excellent work simply because of the performance they know they will get even if the personality is less than friendly.
    Me personally I would prefer to get radio performance out of a financial transaction as opposed to a pat on the back with less-than-stellar radio performance in exchange for my hard-earned dollars. Different Strokes for different folks.
     
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    I've heard him plenty of times when the dx rolls in from the southwest as in tonight..... Nothing special sounding about his station, at lest on tx side
     
  10. rabbiporkchop

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    Can you show us an example of "special"? I was kind of curious what "special" sounds like.
     
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    OH GREAT. Another Fine Tune shop thread. Sonar......you will see on this forum and elsewhere that people do NOT think too highly of this shop or of Mark himself. There are reasons. You will also see that Rabbiporkchop is quick to run in and brag up that shop as being the best of the best of the best. The masses versus one. You decide who is more reliable in their info.

    Oh and rabbi speaking of challenges.......we are STILL waiting for that report on that radio you claimed Mark did that has sensitivity down to 0.001 microvolts. YOU said you would have it done to prove how good Mark is. Still waiting...............
     
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    Enable talkback on your radio and then you can hear how "special" you are. :whistle::LOL:
     
  13. rabbiporkchop

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    I only repeated what Russel Clift aka AB7IF told me when he put one of my radios on his antiquated test equipment. Obviously he was wrong.
    .0399uv is still awful good though.
    Sherwood Engineering is going to have to wait until I get my other radio.
     
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    Aligning a radio with a tone generator, frequency counter and scope isn't rocket science. From what I can see that is all he does. He doesn't change anything out in the radios to get more power or to change the performance of the receive or transmit. He is against swing mods and any other mods people do to get more watts and audio. I agree with his opinion on "dirty mods" and creating fake watts, but he isn't doing anything special to these radios. In fact his tuned up radios sound pretty flat and are not going to impress those seeking loud audio.
     
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    amen brother. nothing special. move on
     

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