OXBOW Renegade Radios

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For those looking into a less expensive option we have found the Oxbow Renegade radios to be a great value. We are now offering these to our customers.

They communicate with all FRS radios on the market, come with a backpack strap clip and have a range up to 5 miles depending on terrain. I've personally tested ours and with my wife in the house and me out in heavy woods I can still communicate with her at 6/10ths of a mile.

Simple yet effective.... IN STOCK

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Is there an option for a shoulder mic on these? I have found that having the radio attached to a backpack strap, and exposed like it is shown in the picture, cuts the battery life pretty short. . . especially if the batteries are Lithium. If a shoulder mic is used one could put the radio in the backpack.
 

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Is there an option for a shoulder mic on these? I have found that having the radio attached to a backpack strap, and exposed like it is shown in the picture, cuts the battery life pretty short. . . especially if the batteries are Lithium. If a shoulder mic is used one could put the radio in the backpack.
Timbre, I just ran this radio for 3 days. Never charged and still have 2/3 battery.

Not having to run a cord into the pack is one of reasons I decided to replace my BCA2 with this radio.
 

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Is there an option for a shoulder mic on these? I have found that having the radio attached to a backpack strap, and exposed like it is shown in the picture, cuts the battery life pretty short. . . especially if the batteries are Lithium. If a shoulder mic is used one could put the radio in the backpack.
As for OXBOW offering it as an option, no. However, it has the standard plug in for a hand held mic/speaker like this.
 

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So for some guys that have the BCA vest, here is an option to attach the Oxbow. I used the GoPro wrist mount, removed the hinge mount and attached a “pinch mount” with 3M. Works perfect.
 

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If ordering a mic, beware that there is not just 1 size of 2pin mics.
Midland has their own pin spacing, others such as Kenwood etc. have theirs.

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Any more testing on these radios for weather resistance and range?

I would like something like this for work when working with a crew of people out in the woods, riding, plus having them in the trucks when convoying to ride.
 

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Here are some examples of the different pins. The one commonality is the pins size, one is 3.5mm and one is 2.5m..
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Here are some examples of the different pins. The one commonality is the pins size, one is 3.5mm and one is 2.5m..
I wish they would have made one standard... View attachment 365811 View attachment 365812 View attachment 365813 View attachment 365814 View attachment 365815

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I know there are different ones I'm just saying when I go and try to buy one they don't necessarily tell which set up you have. So looks like spacing is important as well.

This is the one I have that came from Rugged Radio.
 

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I have had one and used for about a month. I have had it high on the backpack like your top picture just above the chest tie strap. The annoying thing i have come to find out is there it rubs on my helmet and turns the volume down. On the right side the volume knob is towards the helmet. I didn't notice it at first but the last couple weeks it has caught my attention. I moved it down on the strap at the end of the weekend after the re-charge and haven't wore it yet to see if I will like it lower.

Otherwise it has been a great radio and no shortage of battery power and charges quickly.
 
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