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  1. Re: Decent product but not worth buying due to abysmal customer service

    Apparently, in addition to employing personnel with a deficit understanding of customer relation skills, there may be a Production Buyer with an imperfect understanding of Six Sigma processes. It...
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    Re: The future of Valentine One? Dismal.

    You should not buy a radar detector for its looks, one should also not buy a pistol for its looks. These items are tools and tools only. You do not buy a tool for its looks, you buy it to do a job....
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    Re: V1 is pretty much useless

    Enjoy! My new V1 will be here Thursday. I found out I could sell them after three or four years for just about what I paid for them. That and 1 ticket since my first V1 in 1994 makes it an easy...
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    Re: V1 and Spectre Elite

    6411I had to go back and check what I though I saw on SML's report for 2012-13. So, this must be a typo?
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    V1 and Spectre Elite

    I thought I might be hallucinating, but it looks like in the latest Speed Measurement Lab test, the V1 is now invisible to the Spectre RDD. Radar detector RDD
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    My unit was doing something similar, sent it in...

    My unit was doing something similar, sent it in to VR. Received a call from a tech named Mike. After discussing the situation, it was determined that some cellphones (Verizon,Sprint) that use CDMA...
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    Funny.....I sent in a 3.851 unit for X-band...

    They told me they old send out version 3.861. This was about a month and a half ago.

    I asked if it was possible to get a 3.858 and they said no. Maybe I dont know the right people? lol[/quote]...
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    Hope this was not recently, Ford stopped Aerostar...

    Hope this was not recently, Ford stopped Aerostar production in 1997 :?:
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    bearbait sticks tongue out and goes...

    bearbait sticks tongue out and goes "PPPBBBBBBBBBHHHHHHHTTTT!" :lol: :wink: :wink:
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    Just back from 1k miles of vacation, I've had...

    Based on all the Buzz i heard i was expecting a V1 that falsed all the time.....

    i just dont see it.... Really quiet...... i was expecting it and it just isnt happening.....

    I cant be any...
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    Re: CB antenna on a scanner

    That would be a PL-259 connector. R$ has a direct adapter
    (SO-239 to BNC) that would make that connection. R$ part # is 278-0120, should be around $5.50 + tax.
  12. "All animals are equal, some animals are more...

    "All animals are equal, some animals are more equal than others."

    ~George Orwell - 'Animal Farm'
  13. Thread: upgrade

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    Depending on what you want, there is a form on...

    Depending on what you want, there is a form on VR's website for payment and also provides you with a shipping label.

    Third day select UPS from texas was $18.58 with insurance.

    Second day Air...
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    $75 Upgrade $14 2ndDay Air

    $75 Upgrade $14 2ndDay Air
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    Re: 3.851 Technical Question (Jimbonzzz?)

    I just received my 1.8/pre-pop unit back from VR. The tech I talked to
    stated that "upgrade involved complete replacement of internal components."
    Unit came back as a 3.851 with new plastic...
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    Re: Make your own Rabbit

    Understood...but here is my question. A lot of people on here state they always need to have a rabit in front of them. Well...what is the point of having a RD if you always follow a rabit who is...
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    Just for fun 2

    WOW :!: :shock: :shock: :!:

    Sorry guys, didn't mean to start a flame war.....

    Let me clarify my post by saying a few things.....

    First, I've used everything from the original Escort, to...
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    My Sirius remote does it too.... :wink:

    My Sirius remote does it too.... :wink:
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    Just for fun....

    I ordered a BEL RX65 to see how it compared to my V1.....it came in today and I went out on my lunch hour to give it a test drive.

    Everything seemed fine, I got the expected door sensors at...
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    Don't say 'pop' :lol: That's what got me...

    Don't say 'pop' :lol:

    That's what got me tagged last week! :)

    "MPH recommends that the officer obtain
    a tracking history of a speed violator by operating the
    radar in normal transmit mode...
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    It takes how long???

    I sent in my V1 last Thursday (UPS 3 day) for the
    PoP upgrade, it's an early v1.8.
    Called in today to see what turnaround time was and was
    told they received it yesterday and it would take 3 to...
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    I happens in Texas too. (That and no clue what a...

    I happens in Texas too. (That and no clue what a turn signal is)

    Nothing for miles, open highway, it never fails. Someone will come screaming up on my bumper, sit there tailgating for 15 miles,...
  23. Thread: V1 or X50?

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    After the original Escort then the original...

    After the original Escort then the original Passport,
    then some BEL's and Whistlers, I purchased my
    first V1 in '94.

    (Number 4 has just been sent in for the PoP/2 upgrade...)

    Haven't had a...
  24. Thread: V1 3.851

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    Ask and you shall receive...... I just sent in...

    Maybe my theory about there being a hardware change (due to parts availablity or whatever) with a firmware update to support it. With the 3.826 V1s having the original part, the firmware update...
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