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 Post subject: If you don't buy this, you're un-american!
PostPosted: May Tue 14, 2019 6:14 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: If you don't buy this, you're un-american!
PostPosted: May Tue 14, 2019 6:35 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: If you don't buy this, you're un-american!
PostPosted: May Tue 14, 2019 6:50 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: If you don't buy this, you're un-american!
PostPosted: May Tue 14, 2019 8:26 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: If you don't buy this, you're un-american!
PostPosted: May Tue 14, 2019 9:03 pm 
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radios2100 wrote:
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....then toss it inside and stand back? :lol:

* EDIT* However, on the positive side (I guess), they DID keep it a radio....

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PostPosted: May Tue 14, 2019 9:29 pm 
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I think the knobs and buttons should have been white.

I'd never buy it like this with red & blue knobs, too busy.


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 Post subject: Re: If you don't buy this, you're un-american!
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palegreenthumb wrote:
I think the knobs and buttons should have been white.

I'd never buy it like this with red & blue knobs, too busy.

Yeah, if not for those darn knobs it would be collection worthy! lol


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 Post subject: Re: If you don't buy this, you're un-american!
PostPosted: May Tue 14, 2019 11:09 pm 
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palegreenthumb wrote:
I think the knobs and buttons should have been white.

I'd never buy it like this with red & blue knobs, too busy.

You’re funny, Rodney


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 Post subject: Re: If you don't buy this, you're un-american!
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I think I'd be showing my pride in being an American by NOT buying this gaudy looking thing.

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 Post subject: Re: If you don't buy this, you're un-american!
PostPosted: May Wed 15, 2019 2:31 am 
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I guess i''m un American then...

in protest to that mess of a radio, see below.

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 Post subject: Re: If you don't buy this, you're un-american!
PostPosted: May Wed 15, 2019 3:54 am 
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^ Uh, don't you mean
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 Post subject: Re: If you don't buy this, you're un-american!
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 Post subject: Re: If you don't buy this, you're un-american!
PostPosted: May Wed 15, 2019 8:51 pm 
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OldWireBender wrote:
^ Uh, don't you mean
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i'm just going by what is on the QSL card with english translation :P .

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 Post subject: Re: If you don't buy this, you're un-american!
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It is also your patriotic duty to buy this!

https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre ... 3199413469


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I'm sure both those radios are very embarrassed right now. :(

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Imagine what might happen if you put them both together?!? The moment you place the smaller one on top of the console, their patriotism would combine and erupt fireworks... better try it outside first.


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It is also your patriotic duty to buy this!

https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre ... 3199413469

The ad claims it's "rare". I'd say it's well overdone. Ugh!
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 Post subject: Re: If you don't buy this, you're un-american!
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radios2100 wrote:
Imagine what might happen if you put them both together?!? The moment you place the smaller one on top of the console, their patriotism would combine and erupt fireworks... better try it outside first.


John Philip Sousa all day every day at full volume? Maybe some George M Cohan mixed in? :lol:

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