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    JK Super Freak jfleur91's Avatar
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    Same thing happened to me. They didn't even know what it was....
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    Around here just a few Radio Shacks carry any limited CB stuff. HAM, do not think about.

    A few years ago I went to one to get components and the guy gave that same blank face "we do not carry this kind of stuff here". Like I was asking for enriched Plutonium or dilithium crystals. They are most likely struggling, because all stores I pass by are usually empty.

    When I want this kind of stuff I go to Fry's. It's on the other side of town, but still carries a relatively good assortment.
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    JK Enthusiast Riptyd's Avatar
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    3 words

    Ham Radio Outlet.............

    google em

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    JK Enthusiast BoneShkr's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Riptyd View Post
    3 words

    Ham Radio Outlet.............

    google em



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    JK Super Freak FlameRedJK's Avatar
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    Hahahaha this made me laugh. I went in to Radio Shack last week, looking for CB radio goods, they had absolutely nothing! I couldn't believe it. All they carry is cell phone crap.
    How can a place with the word "radio" in its name, not carry radio equipment??
    They didn't even carry the 14G wire I needed, all they say is speaker wire.
    I see them going out of business soon for some reason...
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    All the Radio Shacks up here in Canada got bought out by Circuit City a few years ago. They all changed their names to "The Source" by Circuit City. From there on out, the only source that they have been is one of disappointment.

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    JK Freak hypeiv's Avatar
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    The last time I was at radio shack I asked if they actually had radio's and all they had were scanners...

    I do have to give radio shack some credit though b/c they have a decent selection of A/V cables for non-rip off prices. I normally order all my av cables online since they are much cheaper but last Christmas I was helping my dad wire up a new tv and we needed some HDMI cables and Radio Shack didn't gouge us as badly as stores like Best Buy do.

    They seem to be doing a better job of adapting than say 5 years ago when they were almost completely useless.
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    Just For the hell of it I checked radio shack when I needed an swr meter and they actually had one!

    Turns out someone special ordered it and never picked it up


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    I have been trying for 20 years to get to the back of the store before someone can ask if I need something. If they do get me I just say probably not.

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    Most of the shacks here in LR have closed.
    good riddance
    I gotta go cause I got me a drop top and if I hit the switch, I can make the axles lock.

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