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He offered to send me a detector to test out since I was curious if the performance was better, how well the BSM filtering works, and so on. He was a little hesitant because it could be an issue for me if I received a unit from a manufacturer, but I always disclose that, take that into consideration, and it's a pretty common thing. He recommends purchasing a retail unit as well to confirm that what I would see would be representative of a unit he'd send me and I like that. He brought up the issue with SML from years back where a company, I forget who it was, put an Escort detector inside their own unit and everyone got suspicious as to why that detector was performing so well. They opened it up and sure enough it had swapped internals. You guys know the story. That's one of the reasons that he was hesitant at first to send out a test unit and I totally understand that issue with potentially juiced units. I open units too for teardowns and figure if anyone tried that today, it would be pretty disastrous. Heck, if I started seeing unexpected results, I'd be investigating thoroughly anyways so I'm not concerned about that.
It was Electrolert, makers of the Fuzzbuster, that put Escort innards inside their RD case. And it was provided to Car and Driver for one of their test events. How did they think they could get away with that?

Agreed Michael B is one of the best RD engineers in the industry. The only reason Whistlers are not in the top tier is that management (aka bean counters) have not seen fit to do so. It happens with a lot of manufacturers in a lot of industries.

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I asked him why he's not in the forums and he said he simply doesn't have time. He also got annoyed with people who thought they knew everything and would argue with him.

As for Cuidad, isn't that Spanish for caution?

Cuidado! Piso mojado!


Ciudad is city and Cuidad is "careful" or caution.

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One of my first radars years ago was a Whistler 1744 I think was the model. Its good to see them continue to make affordable detectors but still try to keep up with the newer tech. Any idea what the display on this model is saying?
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That means CITY!! on the display!
 

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That's Spanish for "City." Edit: PC beat me to it.
 
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I asked him why he's not in the forums and he said he simply doesn't have time. He also got annoyed with people who thought they knew everything and would argue with him.
I totally believe him. If you work on something, viewing the Internet discussions by armchair experts on the same topic can be extremely frustrating to borderline insanity-inducing :D. Obviously some folks do a better job of handling it than others, but at this point after seeing what it does to me from time to time, I'd say I'd much rather those folks bunker down and focus on their primary jobs than go on a forum quest to engage with forums
 

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Radar Roy tried for years to get Mike B. on film ...lol I believe this is what he looks like [MENTION=2404]Vortex[/MENTION] ? I think there is a few pics of him at some SML events. tmp_11188-Screenshot_20161105-1328241661498638.png
 

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Radar Roy tried for years to get Mike B. on film ...lol I believe this is what he looks like [MENTION=2404]Vortex[/MENTION] ? I think there is a few pics of him at some SML events. View attachment 49859
haha yeah, that's him. He's a few years younger in that pic, but yeah. :)
 

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Ciudad = City
CUIDADO= is a diferents thinks ,,, warning..
 

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