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Old 05-13-2007, 11:41 AM   #1
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radar detector

i wasn't too sure where to put this, so i figured a radar detector fit into security somehow. with saving you money and all by maybe saving your ass from a cop clockin you on the side of the road. does anyone have one they really reccomend? i'm looking for something good, but not to really spend over $150.
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Old 05-13-2007, 11:52 AM   #2
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ya ive been thinking about getting one too but there are soooooooo many to choose from? any stand out performers? even in all price ranges?
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Old 05-13-2007, 11:56 AM   #3
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I have a cobra, and its decent but remember, usually the more you spend the better it is. Your eyes are the best detector.
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Old 05-13-2007, 12:16 PM   #4
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i've had cobra's and beltronics. cobra was a great value, saved my ass many many times, but the Bel's range is just nuts. but yeah, for $150 or less, you cant beat Cobra
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Old 05-13-2007, 12:26 PM   #5
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can we get some models to look for or suggestions for what we look for in them?
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Old 05-13-2007, 12:44 PM   #6
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I have a cobra and it works great and saved me a few times..if you want a cheaper one then go with cobra, i believe there top modle is opnly 200 or so. but just remember like said befor, the beltronics are more expensive but have a way greater range.
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Old 05-13-2007, 01:00 PM   #7
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Passport radar detectors are the thing to get if you can afford them.
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Old 05-13-2007, 01:05 PM   #8
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awesome, thanks all! i think i'm going to check out some cobras.
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Old 05-13-2007, 01:58 PM   #9
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so how is the Cobra XRS-9930? there are some on ebay for barely anything.
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Old 05-13-2007, 02:39 PM   #10
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go with passport...best one out there IMO,i got one a few months back
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Old 05-13-2007, 02:42 PM   #11
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so is that cobra a good one or nah
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Old 05-13-2007, 08:41 PM   #12
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Here is a site about radar detectors. They are reviewed by a retired cop. I found a lot of good information on it.

http://www.radarbusters.com/
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Old 05-13-2007, 08:47 PM   #13
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haha thats kinda funny. a cop helping us beat the system....
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Yeah I thought that to. I'm goin with the Bel Vector 955 Radar Detector....Supposedly the best one for under $200
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Old 05-13-2007, 09:30 PM   #15
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i've been looknig for a new one too. I have a cobra that broke after about a week. The screen stopped lighting up, and it let me down hardcore at one point. I will never buy another cobra.
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Old 05-13-2007, 09:32 PM   #16
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what happened to it?
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screen doesnt light up anymore, only at times very dimly, and it seems to be hit and miss with the radar it picks up.
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Old 05-13-2007, 09:36 PM   #18
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who is the best "other brand" cobra?
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