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Is this a good position or something?
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@EastCoast the positioning of the R3 is okay but like more experienced members here I run my detectors high and tight (by headliner and close to rear view mirror )
Hard to say how close the officer's vehicle was parked to the customer's car and how they were angled. A larger car/truck will absorb radar waves if the radar gun is very close to it. Try mounting the R3 as described and report back your observations.
Regarding KA Segmentation for New York State only turn on segments 2, 4, 5, 6, and 8. 4 and 6 will take care of any out of tune Stalkers that drift low or high.
Be vigilant, use rabbits, slow down at night, through construction/school zones, when approaching over/underpasses and crests of hills. Employ VVaze app as users on the road ahead may alert to a speed trap.
Keep in mind a copper with Lidar or IO radar will be nearly impossible to defend against unless you have laser attentuators or a rabbit to get shot at first before you are targeted.
Happy motoring and stay safe.
 

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Is that better of a postion ?

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Hmm
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Above the RVM is the optimal position, but where you have it now is better than where you had it located prior. I have my R7 mounted on a BlendMount that hangs below the RVM and it performs very well. If you’d like, you always have the option to hardwire the detector so you don’t have the stock cord visible like that all the time.
 

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Above the RVM is the optimal position, but where you have it now is better than where you had it located prior. I have my R7 mounted on a BlendMount that hangs below the RVM and it performs very well. If you’d like, you always have the option to hardwire the detector so you don’t have the stock cord visible like that all the time.
Tbh bro I cant fit the radar that high up lol maybe I can but idk seems to be close and cant touch the buttons

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Tbh bro I cant fit the radar that high up lol maybe I can but idk seems to be close and cant touch the buttons

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Yeah if you like to change settings a lot or need access to the top bottoms all the time, I would just leave it where it is. Moving it to above the RVM compared to where it is now isn’t going to make a night and day difference in performance. Having it up high let’s the radar detector see better over obstacles and you have it higher than it was originally, so try it there and see if it performs any better for you. You being in NY and me in RI, we will never get miles and miles of range like members do in states that have super flat and straight roads. Terrain plays a HUGE part when it comes to getting a 1/4 mile alert or a five mile alert.
 

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Yea but what if I cant detect cops who use the other ka segmentation readings? The ones that you told me to turn off ?

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Yes those are good settings to use when I went to Ct last year I used those settings and they work great...2,4,5,6 and 8...
 

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Is it me or those low tuned stalkers that NYSP use are very hard to detect???? ...

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30 seconds is an eternity where I'm from! I'm very hardcore, so I'm never satisfied till I get my detector against the headliner. Two reasons, first because I want every last inch of range and over the hill coverage that I can get! Second, when you mount it high it's not noticeable unless someone knows it's up there, thieves included! I use Ebay perm tape mounts on all my detectors and swear by them! While you're at it, get a hardwire kit and take a little time and hardwire your R3 to a Key activated fuse in your fuse box with an add a fuse. Once you find your settings, you can leave your detector alone, so it won't matter about the buttons. If you can't get at them just unhook it from the mount to change your settings. It works for me!
 

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30 seconds is an eternity where I'm from!
Oh, my friend, 30 seconds are a lo-o-o-t of time in the world of CMs everywhere. Give me another 30 secs and I could be sipping my coffee at ease while waiting. :) I had several saves of 25-30 seconds on a speed in the country during which I could yawn and do whatever I wanted. Let's pray for everyone's deserved 30 seconds in cities.
 

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This was on the highway New York upstate lol sometimes I get great pickups from the radar other times average like the others Have mentioned depending on terrain and many other things involved

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This was on the highway New York upstate lol sometimes I get great pickups from the radar other times average like the others Have mentioned depending on terrain and many other things involved

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So what? Maybe Mr Officer turned his gun on just 30 seconds ago. Maybe was clocking off-axis... Who knows... Give me 30 seconds and I'll be always getting away safe & sound. If this was an isolated case, you shouldn't be worried. Maybe just random conditions have settled there. It's complex. Sometimes we get longer defections, sometimes shorter. Most important thing is that you are not the one who was pulled off. :)
 

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