Lincoln 2 or grant 2 which is the better performer?

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

Post by Queball » 02 Feb 2014, 14:15

Have had my Grant II now a couple of hours and without being able to compare it with the Lincoln II yet i can say the RX and recieve is simular to the Jackson II, both radios are very crisp and clear on RX.
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Re: Lincoln 2 or grant 2 which is the better performer?

Post by Vapor » 12 Feb 2014, 19:14

I have answered my own question with both radio's now side by side, with out question the grant 2 is the winner!
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Re: Lincoln 2 or grant 2 which is the better performer?

Post by rocket » 12 Feb 2014, 19:31

Confused!

Grant 2 is a CB radio and Lincoln 2 is a 10m amateur radio.

How are you comparing the two radios on their respective frequency bands?
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Re: Lincoln 2 or grant 2 which is the better performer?

Post by Vapor » 12 Feb 2014, 19:38

rocket wrote:Confused!

Grant 2 is a CB radio and Lincoln 2 is a 10m amateur radio.

How are you comparing the two radios on their respective frequency bands?

Put the 2 side by side on USB and you can hear the difference! both radios can be opened up to get the same frequency.
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Re: Lincoln 2 or grant 2 which is the better performer?

Post by Kaos » 12 Feb 2014, 19:42

rocket wrote:Confused!

Grant 2 is a CB radio and Lincoln 2 is a 10m amateur radio.

How are you comparing the two radios on their respective frequency bands?
In that case a CB radio is better than an Amateur Radio.

Simples.

Echo on the Amateur radio and the CB looks professional.

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

Post by rocket » 12 Feb 2014, 19:54

Vapor wrote:
rocket wrote:Confused!

Grant 2 is a CB radio and Lincoln 2 is a 10m amateur radio.

How are you comparing the two radios on their respective frequency bands?

Put the 2 side by side on USB and you can hear the difference! both radios can be opened up to get the same frequency.
Apart from the fact that warranty is now clearly out the window, has comparison of both radios been performed on both CB and ham bands?
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Re: Lincoln 2 or grant 2 which is the better performer?

Post by Vapor » 12 Feb 2014, 20:34

rocket wrote:
Vapor wrote:
rocket wrote:Confused!

Grant 2 is a CB radio and Lincoln 2 is a 10m amateur radio.

How are you comparing the two radios on their respective frequency bands?

Put the 2 side by side on USB and you can hear the difference! both radios can be opened up to get the same frequency.
Apart from the fact that warranty is now clearly out the window, has comparison of both radios been performed on both CB and ham bands?
of course they have by many people, i wanted the lincoln 2 for 10 meter SSB but it sounds awfull and clipped on SSB. when working medium strength stations its not so bad, weak stations are fine, but when you get a lift on and the band is really open it will suffer with bad clipping of the audio.
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Re: Lincoln 2 or grant 2 which is the better performer?

Post by Kaos » 12 Feb 2014, 20:36

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wFfQPYIXl1k

L2 is an Amateurish radio as seen here.

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

Post by Vapor » 12 Feb 2014, 20:57

Kaos wrote:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wFfQPYIXl1k

L2 is an Amateurish radio as seen here.


that says it all really!
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Re: Lincoln 2 or grant 2 which is the better performer?

Post by delboyonline » 13 Feb 2014, 21:03

Lincoln 2 Vs Grant 2 - SSB Receive!

http://youtu.be/172OtkixXP0

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

Post by Mudslinger » 13 Feb 2014, 21:15

The Lincoln sounds ok-ish, but the Grant sounds really good.
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Re: Lincoln 2 or grant 2 which is the better performer?

Post by Vapor » 13 Feb 2014, 21:26

The grant 2 is so much better! a very nice comparison!
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Re: Lincoln 2 or grant 2 which is the better performer?

Post by Mudslinger » 13 Feb 2014, 21:27

Uniden always did make great SSB radios. ;)
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Re: Lincoln 2 or grant 2 which is the better performer?

Post by 13EL121 » 13 Feb 2014, 21:57

As always I say: Lincoln 2 is NOT a real President. It's a cheap expensive Anyclone!

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

Post by Samalex » 13 Feb 2014, 22:12

what about trying with the hicut off on both and see what that sounds like any better or worse?
as for warranty whats that to do with it? wont make it sound better or worse. some are selling both opened up with stickers so will still have the warranty

Most people want a good radio irrelevant if amateur or cb. If i wanted an amateur radio to use on 10m it certainly wouldn't be a lincoln I or II.

So far i have enjoyed all the videos and is great to see them as well as get an insight in to each persons technique i think everyone for doing so.

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