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    Default Rechargable radio


    can anyone recomend a good rechargable radio that dose not cost the earth

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    Do you mean building site quality such as the dewalt or makita models? I've been looking for a smaller digital radio for a better selection of stations but they seem to cost an arm and a leg at the moment.

    This list below may help

    Let me Google "Job site radio" for you

    PS. This link regarding best jobsite radios is also worth looking at.
    http://www.toolstop.co.uk/blog/2010/...jobsite-radio/
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    I just use a old Sony That take 4 X AA rechageables last about a week.

    It's not so loud to attract attention No one will ever nick it as it is covered in gear

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    I've got the Makita radio. Really good sound from it.

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    I know the dewalt and makita are a bit pricey just for a radio but you get what you pay for they are very robust and after a few months of splashing gear on them nobodys going to nick it. Plus in the mind numbingly dull day to day of taping there is no more important bit of my kit.

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    I've been without a radio for a while now since I accidently booted it down the stairs, so I'm on the lookout for a decent one also. Had an old style ghetto blaster which was caked in velvet etc but sound off it was great. Tried a few radios from Argos, Asda and the like but they are crap. Need to splash out on a decent one so I will check out Amestaper's link

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    makita you can plug ipod into it as well

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    do u have to buy the batteries seperate for the makita radio ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jim the taper View Post
    do u have to buy the batteries seperate for the makita radio ?
    You'll need a Makita battery & charger, as the unit doesn't charge them from the mains like the Dewalt does.

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    Ive got the dewalt 110volt old type, had it well over 10 years and still going strong.

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    We've just found "Absolute Radio" (1215 am) on the Dewalt, only thought it was on Digital.
    Plays the like's of Zep, Cream, etc, plus all the usual Rock and pop, Brilliant station

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brian S View Post
    We've just found "Absolute Radio" (1215 am) on the Dewalt, only thought it was on Digital.
    Plays the like's of Zep, Cream, etc, plus all the usual Rock and pop, Brilliant station
    Interesting, i thought the same will try that cheers..

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