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Old 03-16-2005, 11:53 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Well any opinions?

Is it worth it to buy a super expensive one? Whats the cheapest one worth getting?
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Old 03-17-2005, 09:23 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I have a V1 and there is a HUGE differance between mine and my firneds Best Buy one. It is def. worth the money you will save in tickets
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All radar detectors these days, detect the same thing. X, K, Ka, Superwide, and Laser detection can be found on radar detectors costing as little as $30.

The difference between a $30 detector, and a $300 detector, is the quality of the internal components. A cheap detector is gonna go off anytime it senses some form of microwave. THat could be a cop, or it could be an automated door at a WalMart, or even some moron nuking a corndog at 7eleven. A good detector will be able to discern the difference amongst all the aforementioned, and it will give you more range (time to slow down) as well.

Basically, if you spend the cheese and don't have unrealistic expectations, it will work well, and ultimately pay for itself. If you go cheap, it will become more of a distraction than anything else.
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Old 03-28-2005, 03:11 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Check this site out.

http://www.radardetector.net/
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All I can say is www.valentine1.com They are good...well ok the best....
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My answer to the question is yes. I got a 40 dollar whistler for my birthday about 10 months ago and I haven't been pulled over yet. this radar has saved my life many a time going like 15 over in 35-45 zones. Though i do not, by any means, rely on my radar, and i wouldn't even if i had a V1 (which i plan to get soon). I have just been lucky enough to not pass any county mounties while going a buck twenty on the highway.
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