I drove to So. Cal. this past week from Everett, WA. and back. Knowing I would have to make this drive and waiting for my replacement speaker (for 1790SE) I gave Whistler a call asking where I could buy their product without having to buy it over the internet.
I was told that they don't have a list of stores in states that sell there product and that I would have to call a district rep. This was the biggest joke of all. I call the guy for WA. multiple times and left voice messages with my name and number for a call back and nothing. I called the rep. for CA. and he was out of town.
In the end I tried stoping at Truck Stops along the way (Pilot, Flying J, TA) and they only seem to carry Belltronics (995, STi), Cobra (crap) and Escort (8500 X50). Once in CA. I tried all the stores I could think of (main chains and the car audio shops) and nobody carries them.
Does anybody have any idea/reason why this is? I really want to give Whistle my nod/money.
In the end I picked up an Escort 8500 X50b for $205 and some change from Best Buy in Sacramento, CA. and I'll post my thoughts on that in the correct forum.