Hand held cb mike


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Hand held cb mike

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J&M has stopped making there hand held mikes. Anyone know someone else who might sell them or some other mike brand that will work?


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J&M stopped making these because the demand was so low for them that it became financially unviable to do it - the quantities were just too small. The had to take a huge financial hit in purchasing a large number of mics, refitting the connectors and fabricating the bracketry, harnesses and hardware, in order to make a large number of mics that would then take years to sell. So when their last manufacturing run sold out, they decided not to do another run.

I was asked to look into sourcing a microphone that could be adapted and sold to replace it, and I did spend some time looking into it. I found one (and only one!) manufacturer of a dynamic hand-held PTT microphone with the electrical characteristics that would make it compatible with the Goldwing CB, but the cost of the mic, plus the cost of adapting it to a Goldwing connector, plus the cost of bracketry and custom wiring harness, all required in order to sell it would make it so expensive that nobody would buy them. So I had to decline.

As far as I know this is now an item you are only going to find on the used market.
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I'm sorry to hear that. I only need the mike part of the setup. The bike has the rest. Thanks
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Here is a link for you.

http://shop.hobbytimemotorsports.com/ca ... IC_KIT.htm

It is from HobbyTime Motorsports in Missouri. $129.
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Even better, I found one on Ebay for $99.00 with $7.95 shipping out of New York.

Item number 152544465513
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Chromeworld has them new for $108.51

https://www.chromeworld.com/hand-mike-kit-cbhm-gl1815


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