Excerpt: I purchased one of these Midland C.B.'s and a antenna spring and a quick disconnect for my Firestik antenna that I purchased too. I mounted the antenna to the swing out spare tire carrier on my '96 Bronco and mounted the C.B. under the center of the dash.
Pros: Clear Signal, Easy To Use, Good Audio, Rugged
Excerpt: Bought one new. 4th CB at that point (first full sized). Spend a lot of time on the highway without cell service. Same exact radio as the Cobra 25 LTD except it is much lesser quality. Good receive quality and acceptable transmit. It would constantly jump to channel 9.
Summary: As soon as I got this radio in the mail I immediately went out to the car to install it, and only just hooked up the wires and had the radio still on the floor, turned it on and very strong signals. Wasn't even mounted yet.
Pros: Very good reception, and great TX power.
Cons: No weather band, but it's not advertised as such, so not really a con