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Sparty
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Sparty May 7, 5:38am - #173693 

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Question...

hey, anyone uses radars? which one is the best? and how effective they are? do they really help? thanks.
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JBing May 7, 5:40am - #173694 

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I dont see the point in getting one, by the time it goes off the cop already has ya

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NorwayGT May 7, 5:41am - #173695 

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Originally Posted by JBing
I dont see the point in getting one, by the time it goes off the cop already has ya

if the cop is using his radar on cars infront of you then you can detect that before he radar's you

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JBing May 7, 5:42am - #173696 

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yea I guess, but they give a false sence of security

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gtscelica05 May 7, 5:52am - #173697 
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i use one, but i see no point of using it. It doesnt work too good. I would rather get a scanner

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My Sixth Gear May 7, 6:41am - #173698 
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Valentine one is really good.. i have an Escort Solo works just fine for me goes off a hella of a lot around here though

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Erick May 7, 6:52am - #173699 

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Yah go Valentine I hear nothing but good stuff on that..
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my cousin on the other hand bought some no name brand at target frown and it goes off every now and then thumbsdown

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mastro543 May 7, 10:54am - #173700 

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Originally Posted by NorwayGT
Originally Posted by JBing
I dont see the point in getting one, by the time it goes off the cop already has ya

if the cop is using his radar on cars infront of you then you can detect that before he radar's you

since ive been to traffic school for numerous tickets
normally cops turn of their radar gun until they actually see someone speeding down the road. So a radar detector
has no time to warn you until its to late. Also their
now using laser guns which are not picked up by radar
detectors and about 10X more accurate and the distance
is crazy on that thing its about a mile it can pin point
ur speed. Hence theirs no point in buying a detector

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my dad has one, ill just buy his of of him, he never uses it spineyes
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RyCeCuBe May 7, 6:37pm - #173702 

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i've heard of those ones that scans 360 degrees and detects radars within a 3 mile radius of you...have they been out n i've been livin in the past?

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gtsbryan May 7, 11:04pm - #173703 

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YES they do work but MOST of the time ther beeping anyway...
so your more likly going to turn it off... I do
most cops use laser now here in CALI .. so that means if its beeping then to late cops already cougt you haha
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vondutchguy May 7, 11:34pm - #173704 

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like mastro said, most cops use laser now, and since it is was more accurate that means if your laser detector goes if a laser is already on your car. and radar is just plain annoying, those things go off everytime you pass a automatic door, like at a grochery store. your best bet if crusin highway, is to follow a trucker because in that little head of theirs, they know everyspeed trap known to man
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eLiTeViEtBoI May 7, 11:41pm - #173705 

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Laser is not used in Oklahoma, w00t. grin

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Sparty May 8, 3:28am - #173706 

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frown hehe... i was gonna buy one, but now prolly not...anywayz, thanks a lot guys...
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