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Mariner 8700 Extra Tough 8' 6dB VHF Antenna

$162.99

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Model # 6966063 | Mfg # 8700

Product Description

Classic styling and an upgraded fiberglass radome bring durability, stiffness and reliability to your radio needs. Brass and copper 5/8 wave elements boost range and efficiency, stainless steel ferrule and 20' RG-8X low loss cable boost your signal strength. Shakespeare’s long-lasting construction and finish keep it working and looking great-for at least five years, guaranteed.
  • Application: Marine VHF
  • Gain: 6dB
  • Length: 8'
  • Material: Fiberglass w/polyurethane finish
  • Elements: Brass and copper
  • Base Type: Mirror-finished stainless steel ferrule w/1"-14 threads
  • Lead: 20'RG-8X Coax, PL-259
  • Warranty: Five years

Specs

Mariner 8700 Extra Tough 8' 6dB VHF Antenna

Best Use VHF
Elements Brass & Copper
Gain 6 Decibels
Lead 20' RG-8X Cable with PL-259 Connector
Length 8'
Material Fiberglass
Warranty Details Five Years

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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Shakespeare Mariner 8700 Extra Tough 8' 6dB VHF Antenna
 
4.8

(based on 14 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (11)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (11)
  • Strong signal (11)
  • Attractive (9)
  • Easy to set up (9)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Attic/roof mount (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (6), Casual user (5), Power user (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (13)

Reviewed by 14 customers

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4.0

Would Buy Again

By Sean D

from Irvine, CA

About Me Casual User

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Durable
  • Easy To Set Up

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Attic/Roof Mount

    Comments about Shakespeare Mariner 8700 Extra Tough 8' 6dB VHF Antenna:

    Easy to install. Pretty thick piece of equipment.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    4.0

    I would buy again.

    By Dan

    from Fort Lauderdale

    About Me Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Attic/Roof Mount

      Comments about Shakespeare Mariner 8700 Extra Tough 8' 6dB VHF Antenna:

      Seems to be very sturdy.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      Great product

      By Nickname7

      from Mobile, AL

      About Me Power User

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Durable
      • Easy To Set Up
      • Strong Signal

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Shakespeare Mariner 8700 Extra Tough 8' 6dB VHF Antenna:

          Real easy to mount, very strong and maintenance free. I have it mounted on my ttop and holds up great in strong wind and had unbelievably great reception.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          Well made, great finish

          By Bluebird

          from CT

          About Me Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Durable
          • Easy To Set Up
          • Strong Signal

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Shakespeare Mariner 8700 Extra Tough 8' 6dB VHF Antenna:

              Hardtop mount. L.I.S.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              5.0

              I would recommend this

              By Jerry

              from Clearwater Florida

              About Me Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Strong Signal

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Shakespeare Mariner 8700 Extra Tough 8' 6dB VHF Antenna:

                  Easy to install and works great.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No
                   
                  5.0

                  I would recommend product

                  By RELAX-N

                  from St. Petersburg,Fl

                  About Me Casual User

                  Pros

                  • Durable
                  • Strong Signal

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Shakespeare Mariner 8700 Extra Tough 8' 6dB VHF Antenna:

                      Durable and great reception

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No
                       
                      5.0

                      Great product as expected.

                      By Bolodawg

                      from San Diego, CA

                      About Me Enthusiast

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Attractive Design
                      • Durable
                      • Easy To Set Up
                      • Fine-Tuning
                      • Strong Signal

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Shakespeare Mariner 8700 Extra Tough 8' 6dB VHF Antenna:

                          Use it for fixed VHF radio.

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No
                           
                          4.0

                          New UHF Radio Antenna Shakespear 8700

                          By Jackpot

                          from Cape Cod Mass

                          About Me Casual User

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Attractive Design
                          • Easy To Set Up
                          • Strong Signal

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Attic/Roof Mount
                            • Portable Devices

                            Comments about Shakespeare Mariner 8700 Extra Tough 8' 6dB VHF Antenna:

                            Radio Connector was supposed to be snap on but was a solder connector

                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • No
                             
                            5.0

                            shakespeare mariner 8700

                            By gailwind

                            from holden beach

                            About Me Power User

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Attractive Design
                            • Durable
                            • Easy To Set Up
                            • Fine-Tuning
                            • Strong Signal

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Attic/Roof Mount

                              Comments about Shakespeare Mariner 8700 Extra Tough 8' 6dB VHF Antenna:

                              what the doctor called for

                              • Was this a gift?:
                              • No
                               
                              5.0

                              I feell much safer on the water!

                              By Artie

                              from Clinton, CT.

                              About Me Casual User

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Attractive Design
                              • Durable
                              • Easy To Set Up
                              • Strong Signal

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                  Comments about Shakespeare Mariner 8700 Extra Tough 8' 6dB VHF Antenna:

                                  What a difference quality makes for VHF marine radios. The 8700 is perfoect for baoting in Long island Sound.

                                  • Was this a gift?:
                                  • No

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