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how good are these things, do they pick up every kind of radar?

to those who use them reg. have you ever gotten a ticket while using the V-1?? i am loooking to buy one but if i pay 400 bucks that bitch better pick up any radar and cops hiding in the bushes too. :eek:
 

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yep. cop zapped me, quickly turned on the gun, clocked me, turned it off. my V1 lit up then died, i looked at it, then at the cop pulling out off the median. no radar detector is foolproff, but the v-1 has served me well...
 

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how good are these things, do they pick up every kind of radar?

to those who use them reg. have you ever gotten a ticket while using the V-1?? i am loooking to buy one but if i pay 400 bucks that bitch better pick up any radar and cops hiding in the bushes too. :eek:
it will.
just don't be a dumbass and don't think you are invisible or that you can speed when/where you want to.

i had it for 3 years now.
no tickets yet.
 

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I have a Passport 8500 myself, but the same principles apply, just make sure to not fly if there are no other cars in front of you and going into and out of overpasses. Cops will sit with there radars off and flick them on as soon as you go by; no detector can possibly pick up a radar that isn't giving off any sort of a signal. At least where I live though, cops don't regularly sit and radar people, they get all their tickets from simply driving behind idiots that don't know he's there and witnessing blatantly stupid violations.
 

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I agree with everybody..... but V-1 had safe my ass lots :lol:
I recomend V-1 for everybody that want to buy radar detector....
Well this is only my opinion ......... 8)
 

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A lot of people agree that the Passport 8500 and the V-1 are the best, but why is one a hundred dollars than the other, the Passport is kinda small..I haven't seen too many pics of the V-1
 

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the only difference i can tell is that the V1 has a little arrow pointing to where the signal is detected, and is a hell of a lot bigger, making it harder to mount in inconspicuous places.

i have a excort 8500 and it has served me very well... plus i like the smaller size and the $100 extra for the V1 is not worth it IMO
 

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I have the V-1 and got nabbed. I was doing 92 in a 65. the cop was in the median, heard me go by, turned around and shot me with a laser in my left corner panel. :-?

Oh well. :chill:
 

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V-1

The V-1 always wins the third-party radar tests.
Also, a radar detector is just that, it only detects when a radar signal is transmitted, so all the cop has to do is flick the radar gun on, you detect it, he gets a reading nonetheless, you get pulled over.
 
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