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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 2015-08-15, 01:47 PM Thread Starter
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Wow, a $2,100+ indoor AM/FM radio antenna!

Not sure where this should go but....
holl_ands, think you could come up with something as good or better better than this and bring it to the sharks on 'sharktank'??

https://db.tt/o3Onrkew

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post #2 of 9 (permalink) Old 2015-08-15, 03:55 PM
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Is that a joke or a typo or is it real? It would have to be made out of solid gold to justify that price!
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post #3 of 9 (permalink) Old 2015-08-15, 03:56 PM
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SURE......If I could find enough rubes/marks/highenders who actually PAY more than $2K for each Antenna.......

BTW: Outside is about 100-deg & climbing....and my garage is no doubt much higher.....so there may be a backlog on orders....unless someone wants to pay a bit extra for A/C in my garage.....and the rest of the house....Curse You Global Warming.....and Godzilla TOO.....
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LOL, It's For real...I saw that on Amazon, if ya wanna search for it.
hang in there holl_ands, hoping some rain will cool things off soon for ya, but not too much at once
From what I can tell it's basically a loop antenna that couples to the radio's internal loop antenna.
Of course you see the same thing on ebay for $34.99... Might have a hard time explaining that to the "sharks".

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The Terk Indoor Passive AM Antenna is a premium antenna for your customers to receive their favorite sports and news stations. The Pin-Dot pre-tuning allows them to tune the antenna to the desired frequency. Plus, no wires are needed it works right next to or on top of their stereo.
Sidenote, I know there is a whole slew of folks who get a kick out of writing whacked out "comments"...
Maybe they have branched out to posting whacked out "sales"

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post #5 of 9 (permalink) Old 2015-08-15, 05:45 PM
 
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I just looked on Amazon.com and found that antenna for sale for $40-70 from 15 sellers.

http://www.amazon.com/Terk-Indoor-AM...antage+antenna

One big difference though, I happened to spell Terk" correctly, whoever wrote that ad didn't. That same seller also has it correctly listed for around $50.

It's fairly obvious it's a mistake.... Why don't you send them a polite note about the pricing error and see what they say?
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post #6 of 9 (permalink) Old 2015-08-16, 02:37 AM
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Even if it was only $21.15 I'd still have a hard time recommending it to anyone...
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^^^^
But it comes with free shipping!

I haven't lost my mind. It's around here...somewhere...
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I do something similar on my old AM radios. It has these half round silver lookin plates in it, I think they called it a variable capacitor back in the day?? Ya turn the knob a certain way and if ya time it just right, bamm, a baseball game comes on. I wish I knew how they did that

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This reminds me of a multi-knife set that was on e bay normally priced at $9.99 but one seller had it for $999,999.99. (just shy of a mill), and there had been 1 sale...

Sure makes you shake your head sometimes...

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