CB External Speaker

lowranger

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I put my external speaker up on the roll bar between the driver and passenger. Alot easier to hear up by your head. I used hose clamps. I don't remember what make the speaker is, but I can look for you. It has been up there for years and works great.
 
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I put my external speaker up on the roll bar between the driver and passenger. Alot easier to hear up by your head. I used hose clamps. I don't remember what make the speaker is, but I can look for you. It has been up there for years and works great.
Hose clamps, good idea....Thanks for that.
 

lindsey97

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I know in the dump trucks we run, I like to get my external speaker as far away as possible from the driver. We used to get Motorola speakers and use them, they were excellent quality, and sounded excellent.
 
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I know in the dump trucks we run, I like to get my external speaker as far away as possible from the driver. We used to get Motorola speakers and use them, they were excellent quality, and sounded excellent.
Why place the speaker far away from the driver?
 

lindsey97

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Farmergreg is correct. But most of the radios we use have adjustable gain on the radio in order to deal with feedback. And the good speakers are very loud, so you have to get them away from the operator. Not as easily done in a Jeep.
 

bobthetj03

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I mounted mine here,
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I think it is a Motorola speaker. I attached it to the dash with HD 3M velcro. Didn't want to drill holes.
 
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Farmergreg

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Corn-fused here again!
Regarding mic feedback, I was thinking a PA speaker on the outside of the vehicle.
In the semi there is an external speaker for the CB behind the drivers head and it works very well.
 
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ac_

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I bought an external speaker, but turns out I didn't need it. My CB is plenty loud enough mounted under my dash. I did just buy a Arizona Cb mount to mount it above the mirror, but yet to install it. I suppose I still wont need a speaker because it should be even louder mounted over head.
 

lowranger

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I bought an external speaker, but turns out I didn't need it. My CB is plenty loud enough mounted under my dash. I did just buy a Arizona Cb mount to mount it above the mirror, but yet to install it. I suppose I still wont need a speaker because it should be even louder mounted over head.
Is the top off your Jeep right now? With the top off and going down the round... It will be a little harder to hear.
 

ac_

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Is the top off your Jeep right now? With the top off and going down the round... It will be a little harder to hear.
Well the top is off, but the transmission is pulled at the moment too haha. CB is loud as hell now!

Well, if it isn't loud enough I do have an external speaker if necessary, just haven't needed one yet.