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Cobra 29 NW LTD does nothing

I was recently given this radio from a friend of mine. He bought the radio new about 2 months before. The radio worked fine. He took the radio to a local CB shop to get some extras added on. As far as I know he had talkback added, a meter that changes colors, and he had it tuned up. When he got it back it did nothing at all. So he gave it to me. Is there anything that I should check out.

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  • Anonymous Dec 30, 2008

    tune up

  • Anonymous May 05, 2009

    how do i use a built in swr meter

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Make sure diode 23, ( rectifier ). Isnt shorted or open, as a tech I see a lot of DO IT YOURSELFERS, hook em up backwards. The diode # 1N14003. Cheap fix,

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Yes, take it back to the cb shop. If they are a reputable shop, they will stand behind their work.

I own a shop and have always stood behind my work 100%. Once I went so far as to buy a brand new Magnum S-3 to replace a used one for a customer that one was messed up doing a power modification that should not have been done on that radio. I came to find out that the company I bought the mod kit from didn't know what they were doing and had the instructions wrong. I still have the broken radio to prove it.

Dean
Rollin CBs
Mt. Vernon, TX

Posted on Jan 23, 2008

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Why do you have to fix it? If the local CB shop looked at it last then take it back to them its their problem.

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