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Midland 5001Z
8.0 out of 10

Midland 5001Z

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Overall 9
Value for money 10
Features 10
Performance 6
Overall quality 10


chi-town hustler 59,, TigerDirect.com
22 July 2013
Overall 10

Mainly Trail Use

DBBRONCO, Radioshack
21 June 2011
  • 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
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Overall 10

Great Radio

MustangMan, Radioshack
21 June 2011
  • Excerpt: This is a great, Cheep radio. It gets the job done, and looks good doing it.
  • Pros: Classic Look, Clear Signal, Easy To Use, Good Audio, Good Mic, Good quality nobs, Lightweight, Nice LED display, Rugged, Xtratalk
  • Cons: NON
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Overall 2

Risky Purchase

The Kid, Radioshack
21 June 2011
  • 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.
  • Pros: Clear Signal, Good Audio
  • Cons: Jumps channels
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Overall 8

Perfect for general use

Theresa b., Newegg
8 May 2011
  • Summary: If you are looking for a basic radio for a truck or your car. Not looking to run to the first cb shop and turning it into a microwave. I can say I am happy with this radio
  • Pros: Best value for a radio in its class. Does its job good never had a complaint from another driver that my radio sounded bad.
  • Cons: Microphone cord unscrews itself now have a habit of always reaching over and tightening it as I am driving
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Overall 10

Very well built

Anonymous, Newegg
3 July 2009
  • 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
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