V1 In Cali vs R7

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I see X K Ka and laser
I drive i295 where Leo hides on the side of the highway and pops

The
N alerts a second Leo 1/4 mile beyond
I like the idea of using apps to quite down the v1
But then I would need to wait like 2 to3 months or longer. Of nut on eBay
Some seem to love their R7 but if it’s made ghetto it’s not for me
What are your thoughts
Go to Best Buy and pick up and R7. If you don't like it, you have 14 days to return it.

Remember this... The R7's arrows are not as accurate as the others. I'm thinking the reason is because it's harder to program a detector that's much better at off axis than the others.
 

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So I just sold my Max 360 -tired of not being able to see the oled screen

Should I buy a used v1 with esp or go for the plastic R7
Wait a bit and see if the rumors of an updated V1 coming out are true or not.
 

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Wait a bit and see if the rumors of an updated V1 coming out are true or not.
I say forget the wait... Reason is, if the latest rumor is true, it should be out in less than 2 weeks now. Best Buy's return policy is 2 weeks. This will give time to play with the R7 to see whether he likes it or not. And if nothing comes out.. or it's the same V1... well, he still has two weeks.. but it'll be two weeks with a detector.
 

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I say forget the wait... Reason is, if the latest rumor is true, it should be out in less than 2 weeks now. Best Buy's return policy is 2 weeks. This will give time to play with the R7 to see whether he likes it or not. And if nothing comes out.. or it's the same V1... well, he still has two weeks.. but it'll be two weeks with a detector.
The V1 rumors of release have gone from May to June to July and now to "maybe" August. I waited for a while but ultimately went with a R7 after the rumors at the time turned out to be not true. While the build of the R7 may not be the same as the V1 it's not going to fall apart if you hit a pothole or it falls off the windshield. Not sure what some people are doing with their units but mine just stays on the windshield 99.99% of the time and it's holding up just fine. I would say if your going to be throwing the unit around, tossing it in your trunk a lot, playing catch with it and dragging it around in a backpack hiking then there are other units that will probably hold up better.
 

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I see X K Ka and laser
I drive i295 where Leo hides on the side of the highway and pops

The
N alerts a second Leo 1/4 mile beyond
I like the idea of using apps to quite down the v1
But then I would need to wait like 2 to3 months or longer. Of nut on eBay
Some seem to love their R7 but if it’s made ghetto it’s not for me
What are your thoughts
I wouldn't touch a Uniden with a 30' barge pole. Look at the whinges section of their forum. Then look at V1's.
Oh wait, V1 doesn't have one.
 

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I wouldn't touch a Uniden with a 30' barge pole. Look at the whinges section of their forum. Then look at V1's.
Oh wait, V1 doesn't have one.
ok sold my Max 360 and have no detector
driving for the first time in 20 years with no detector
feels a bit uneasy
called V1 and got a very nice email -- 2 weeks parts and 2 weeks build
need a detector -- dropped a chunk on a R7
this will give me 30 days to decide and see whats up with MV
This time Ill hard wire the R7 and maybe ill be able to see the OLED
but probably run in dark mode
 

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ok sold my Max 360 and have no detector
driving for the first time in 20 years with no detector
feels a bit uneasy
called V1 and got a very nice email -- 2 weeks parts and 2 weeks build
need a detector -- dropped a chunk on a R7
this will give me 30 days to decide and see whats up with MV
This time Ill hard wire the R7 and maybe ill be able to see the OLED
but probably run in dark mode
So you got in writing 4 week for the V1 to be available again?
 

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So you got in writing 4 week for the V1 to be available again?
I got we are hoping but since date has been pushed back a few times we are reluctant to give an exact date
 

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Is the R7 firmware upgraded to the latest? Just curious as a fair comparison involves the latest tech to ensure an unbiased review. Just curious. Enjoy the one you like
 

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