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Mariner 8700 Extra Tough 8' 6dB VHF Antenna

$162.99

In stock online.
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

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®

by PowerReviews
Shakespeare Mariner 8700 Extra Tough 8' 6dB VHF Antenna
 
4.9

(based on 10 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Strong signal (9)
  • Durable (7)
  • Attractive (6)
  • Easy to set up (6)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

No Best Uses
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual user (4), Enthusiast (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (9)

Reviewed by 10 customers

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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
                       
                      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

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No
                         
                        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

                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • No
                             
                            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.

                                • Was this a gift?:
                                • No

                                (9 of 11 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                5.0

                                This will save my life

                                By peter pan II

                                from Maui, Hawaii

                                About Me Power User

                                Verified Buyer

                                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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