Lincoln 2 or grant 2 which is the better performer?

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Lincoln 2 or grant 2 which is the better performer?

Post by Vapor » 28 Jan 2014, 20:09

Iam up for a new radio, have to say the grant 2 looks good and is uniden boarded, the new lincoln 2 seems to be Chinese made but is it as good?. it might have all the bells whistles but has anyone done a side by side check. which has the better RX? on all modes.

before i purchase either one i would like to know, as RF power out dosnt interest me.

any grant 2 owners post the RX performance experince's so far and compared to what radio so we might get an idea of the grants RX.

decisions decisions {bnghd}
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Re: Lincoln 2 or grant 2 which is the better performer?

Post by mof000 » 28 Jan 2014, 20:16

Watch this space! I'm sure it will be on the cards for our resident reviewer Mr oggy!
I'll pay whatever i think it's worth...:-)

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Re: Lincoln 2 or grant 2 which is the better performer?

Post by Vapor » 28 Jan 2014, 20:19

Come on mr oggy! i want to order tonight! lol :lol:

patience patience i must remember patience
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Re: Lincoln 2 or grant 2 which is the better performer?

Post by Observer » 28 Jan 2014, 20:41

Stop up until about 5 am and I'm sure he'll have his review up by then :o

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Re: Lincoln 2 or grant 2 which is the better performer?

Post by Vapor » 28 Jan 2014, 20:48

5 am ????????????? I have to get up for work then {bnghd}


I have a feeling the grant will be better ;)
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Re: Lincoln 2 or grant 2 which is the better performer?

Post by delboyonline » 28 Jan 2014, 21:16

Depends what u want it for

The Grant 2 will make a good legal radio but not so good as an export radio due to it only operating on the 5's and 0's

The Lincoln 2 should hopefully be a good export radio.

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Re: Lincoln 2 or grant 2 which is the better performer?

Post by Vapor » 28 Jan 2014, 21:23

delboyonline wrote:Depends what u want it for

The Grant 2 will make a good legal radio but not so good as an export radio due to it only operating on the 5's and 0's

The Lincoln 2 should hopefully be a good export radio.

Its the RX performance iam interested in really, as you can switch export mode if you really want to. I would have no problem fitting a switch to go from export mode to standard mode, its about RX performance for me.
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Re: Lincoln 2 or grant 2 which is the better performer?

Post by Mudslinger » 28 Jan 2014, 21:25

Receiver performance under strong signal conditions would make a good comparison too, as well as TX audio.
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Re: Lincoln 2 or grant 2 which is the better performer?

Post by Oggy » 28 Jan 2014, 21:55

Observer wrote:Stop up until about 5 am and I'm sure he'll have his review up by then :o
Yes I go to bed very late and go to work for 8AM, just to help you lads.... ;)
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Re: Lincoln 2 or grant 2 which is the better performer?

Post by Vapor » 29 Jan 2014, 16:41

Oggy, have you done a back to back with the grant 2? which has the better ears?


Ive been awake all night waiting! ;)
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Re: Lincoln 2 or grant 2 which is the better performer?

Post by Oggy » 29 Jan 2014, 18:09

Vapor wrote:Oggy, have you done a back to back with the grant 2? which has the better ears?


Ive been awake all night waiting! ;)
FFS :lol: .......I did the review, went to bed at 2.45AM and then got up @ 6.30AM and went to work until 5.00PM this evening.......what do you think?
I'm dedicated but not Superman (Or Dynamo) as Moff thinks :lol:
As one is set on the Ham band and the other on the CB, it would be hard to test.
Maybe I'll fire my signal gene up and test it like that with a tone.
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Re: Lincoln 2 or grant 2 which is the better performer?

Post by G8YMW » 29 Jan 2014, 18:20

I should imagine the receivers will be much of a muchness

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Re: Lincoln 2 or grant 2 which is the better performer?

Post by Kaos » 29 Jan 2014, 18:24

Awwwwww dam it.

More money gone from my account.

Another Lincoln 1 v Lincoln 2 video me thinks, just like my Grant 1.

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Re: Lincoln 2 or grant 2 which is the better performer?

Post by Vapor » 29 Jan 2014, 18:46

Oggy wrote:
Vapor wrote:Oggy, have you done a back to back with the grant 2? which has the better ears?


Ive been awake all night waiting! ;)
FFS :lol: .......I did the review, went to bed at 2.45AM and then got up @ 6.30AM and went to work until 5.00PM this evening.......what do you think?
I'm dedicated but not Superman (Or Dynamo) as Moff thinks :lol:
As one is set on the Ham band and the other on the CB, it would be hard to test.
Maybe I'll fire my signal gene up and test it like that with a tone.

went to bed at 2.45? mmmmm not good enough :lol: we await your results oggy! todays another day
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Re: Lincoln 2 or grant 2 which is the better performer?

Post by Mudslinger » 30 Jan 2014, 16:04

Having had a look at pictures of the insides of both radios they both look very well built.

However the Grant appears to be better thought out. All of the components appear in pretty much straight lines on the board where as the Lincoln 2 has them in a rather haphazard fashion.

Of course this doesn't affect performance as such, but it might just go to show a bit extra thought has been put into the Grant.
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