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SLVRLTNG 06-07-2010 06:31 PM

My newest project
 
Made myself a new antenna today.......not finished yet, first revision:

http://i562.photobucket.com/albums/s...G/IMG_1124.jpg

unpolished, sitting in place:
http://i562.photobucket.com/albums/s...G/IMG_1116.jpg

http://i562.photobucket.com/albums/s...G/IMG_1114.jpg

Think I'm going to go with gloss black anodize

Scottina06 06-07-2010 09:27 PM

Re: My newest project
 
WOW...thats a FATTY! DEf. go gloss black though! Looks nice!

Megatron 06-07-2010 09:42 PM

Re: My newest project
 
Whoa looks good. I love my stubby also

Scottina06 06-07-2010 10:02 PM

Re: My newest project
 
Ive never liked the stubbies...and i have one. The radio reception is horrible.....LOL. Is yours any better?

SLVRLTNG 06-07-2010 10:04 PM

Re: My newest project
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Scottina06 (Post 218558)
WOW...thats a FATTY! DEf. go gloss black though! Looks nice!

it's only .5 dia, it's similar to another members antenna that I saw :eek:

Scottina06 06-07-2010 10:09 PM

Re: My newest project
 
oh.....its def. got more "girth" than my thiefinthenight antenna.....LOL

downstate 06-07-2010 10:14 PM

Re: My newest project
 
Awesome! Do you have any plans to machine a piece to replace the plastic part of the antenna base? I'd buy it up!

Megatron 06-07-2010 10:17 PM

Re: My newest project
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Scottina06 (Post 218607)
oh.....its def. got more "girth" than my thiefinthenight antenna.....LOL

http://www.vandercrew.com/cutenews/d...ticons/gay.gif............:lol: Jk Master Scott.

tugboatchad 06-08-2010 08:28 AM

Re: My newest project
 
Nice John! Need to get those horrid paint runs outta mine!

SLVRLTNG 06-08-2010 06:39 PM

Re: My newest project
 
here is version 2:

http://i562.photobucket.com/albums/s...G/IMG_1127.jpg

need to either powdercoat or anodize them black
(camera) flash screws up the finish


Quote:

Originally Posted by downstate (Post 218609)
Awesome! Do you have any plans to machine a piece to replace the plastic part of the antenna base? I'd buy it up!


no I believe that's part of the antenna assembly

Scottina06 06-08-2010 06:42 PM

Re: My newest project
 
the base Mike is talking about is removable and its a plastic piece. i just painted mine black and it looks 100x better

DAVY27 06-08-2010 07:30 PM

Re: My newest project
 
looks good!


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