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SHAKESPEARE Mariner 8700 Extra Tough 8' 6dB VHF Antenna

Model # 6966063Mfg # 8700

$162.99

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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

Application VHF
Base Type Mirror-finished stainless steel ferrule with standard 1"-14 thread
Gain 6dB
Elements Brass & Copper
Lead 20' RG-8X Coax
PL-259 connector
Length 8'
Material Fiberglass
Polyurethane finish
Warranty 5 Years

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Shakespeare Mariner 8700 Extra Tough 8 6dB VHF Antenna
 
5.0

(based on 5 reviews)

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Pros

  • Durable (4)
  • Strong signal (4)
  • Attractive (3)
  • Easy to set up (3)

Cons

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      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.

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          5.0

          Works like a charm!

          By Racerx125

          from El Segundo CA

          About Me Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Easy to Install
          • Strong Signal
          • Works great

          Cons

          • none

          Best Uses

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

            I'm going to install another one for my cabin radio

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            5.0

            Excellent product & great service at the Mobile, AL location

            By Tonya

            from Mobile, AL

            About Me Casual User

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Durable

            Cons

              Best Uses

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

                Excellent product & great service at the Mobile, AL location. Love the West Marine store

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                5.0

                Performance

                By Aquaman

                from Miami, FL

                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:

                    The reception on my VHF radio improved 100% after installation of this antenna in comparison with the previous one. I will recommend it with out reservations.

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                    (8 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    This will save my life

                    By peter pan II

                    from Maui, Hawaii

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                    Pros

                    • Durable
                    • Easy To Set Up
                    • Strong Signal

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Gunnel mount

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

                      Reasonable shipping cost, via FEDEX and second delivery service to Maui. No where else can you beat the shipping cost and the west Marine guarantee for this item. I has a 5 year warrantee by West Marine and that means a lot. The signal is great. Now I can reach other boaters on the water at least 15 miles away and more important the Coast Guard. It works well and it may help save a life if needed.

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