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View Poll Results: Which Detector Should I get?
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      03-05-2007, 09:55 PM   #1
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Need Radar Detector Opinion Quick

I need to get a radar/laser detector soon. Now i know this topic comes up everywhere but I just wanted to get the most updated opinion since this is somewhat of an investment. Im only considering 3 main detectors. Which should i get and why?

BEL STI
Valentine 1
Bel RX65

If you think another is better just tell me. I need opinons quick....

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      03-05-2007, 09:55 PM   #2
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and get a Blinder M20 laser jammer

thats my set up
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So far RX65 saved my ass about 5 times...
I am not really sure if V1 would have done better...if needed to be better. But for the 1/2 the price...I am happy with the 65.
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bumb more votes please
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i say just look for a used escort x50. Great radar detector and you can probably find a used one for around 200 maybe less.
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i don't even use my V1 anymore its useless, cops just use the instant on laser and you are game over....save your money for mods


ps i voted for the v1
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V1 is the best, always has been, and always will be.
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i got my v1 for two weeks and im going to refund it and get the passport 9500
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but like i dont want to have to program every place the damn thing beeps. i mean w.e
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yea im leaning toward the v1 right now. seems to have been making people happy for a while. all that gps stuff to me is worthless.
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yea im leaning toward the v1 right now. seems to have been making people happy for a while. all that gps stuff to me is worthless.
ummm.... ok... its either that or just deal with the beeping, i dont understand why having the option to program it so it doesnt give you the false alarm is bad when every other detector out there will just beep mercilessly
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I have the Escort 8500 + the ZR3 laser shifter. Works well so far.

Am curious if the new 9500 integrates into the ZR3 like the 8500.

I went with this combination rather than the Escort SRX because I like the option of removing the detector for use in a rental.
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