Wireless Advice Required.

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  1. Tootles

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    Our old Hymer is fitted with a terrible JVC cab wireless. It's so old, that Jimmy Young is still presenting Radio 2......one of the only three channels it receives. Also, as soon as the sat nav is plugged in, we get the SLUSH washing machine channel. We have a windscreen powered aerial, (because of the overhanging luton), but even when the old 'rubber duck' aerial was on the roof, (cable lovingly threaded through a large hole bored into the side), it was crap.
    And so, we have an old style radio 'slot' in the dash, which sort of limits things a bit, but any advice on a good but not overpriced radio would be most appreciated. :)(y)
     
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    Like most things in life Tootes, don't buy to cheap, you can get them with Bluetooth, USB, Dab and a whole host of other trickery, as long as you buy one of the well known makes you should be fine(y)


    Snap Rowley beat me to it:doh::D
     
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    Can you get one that plays radio channels?? :(
    The same as the Halfords one you have illustrated.....Old school Ducato dash. (y)
     
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    You will still need a decent aryhole though(y)
     
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    Does it need to have a Gramaphone !
     
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    Wireless? Last time I heard that word, my mum was washing clothes in her twin tub washing machine
    I'd suggest a trip to Halfords as you can often try before you buy , plus they'll fit your new radio if you want
    They've normally got something on 'offer' so you shouldn't need to spend s lot
     
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    It's s wireless!!! Not s radiogram
     
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    Obviously it does that as well:doh:
     
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    With the crap that's on the radio nowadays
    You may be better of sticking with Jimmy young
     
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    Aye,
    But the modern ones have a Gramaphone too !
     
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    And an 8 track tape player
     
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    Christ.... No..
    No need to get too fancy !
     
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    Really?? that would be great! (y)(y)
    Right, will pop around to Halfords, and ask them for a wireless/gramophone model. Thanks mate. (y)(y)(y)(y)
     
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    Our 8 track caught fire last year. :cry::cry::cry::cry::cry: Cost me £14.00 in 1974. Nothing lasts these days. :(
     
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    Make sure you get spare needles ! :sneaky:
     
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    ?????????????? Needles?? o_Oo_O
     
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    I still have an 8 track....... Crikey, need to look it up.
    Brand new too, made by Philips I think.
    Those were the days, eh ?
     
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    Yes.... Needles.
    Those new small silver 78's eat em !
     
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    Oh yes. Still have my 'Judge Dread' 8 track cassette. (y)
     
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