Re: aluminum truck
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I believe you have seen my mount ( https://breedlovemounts.com/store?olsPage=t%2Ffront-bed-rail-bracket )
Craig and I fought with it for quite awhile and it was not until I put a ground strap from the Mont to the Tie Downs in the bed that it started to behave, I also have a ground going to the frame but it’s not that great and didn’t seem to do very much, I’m sure it could be better but it works so I have not touched it since!
From: main@RuskCountyARC.groups.io <main@RuskCountyARC.groups.io> On Behalf Of Richard Sullivan
I’ve got an aluminum f250. I’ve found the bolts in the bed and tie offs are not a dead short to metal in the frame or cab. I couldn’t get swr on 1/4 wave 2m anywhere close to right mounted on the toolbox but half wave works fine. Gets into rusk repeater from Center, but not much quieting.
1/4 on front fender works good but doesn’t seem quiet as good 1/2 wave on back. I bought a bracket and nmo mount on amazon for this.
Tons more details to tell but that is what ended up being good enough until I can start bonding stuff.
I read about putting other metals together on the aluminum trucks and tried to avoid it.