Old jammers?

wgmontgomery

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I can't really afford a ALP right now but may do a TMG in a few months, but I ran across an old Blinder M47 for <$120. Will it offer ANY protection today? In other words, is it better than nothing?
I'm guessing that it might be like running an original Escort today: yes, there are situations where it would work BUT it's close to useless.
 

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An M47 is still fine against conventional lasers, but not Dragon eye, so if you have dragons in your region don't bother.

It works fine against guns like LTI Ultrylyte, ProLaser 3 & 4, if that's all you face an M47 would be fine for now.
Though just be aware they employ LED's rather than diodes to jam. They are also rather large, but still better than nothing.
 

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It won't handle things like truspeed S, truspeed LR, stalker XLR/RLR, but it will do ultralyte, and prolaser 3/4 and maybe the standard truspeed. It is better than nothing but just be careful not to get too confident. I'd look for some used laser interceptors if you need something cheaper. Post up in the wanted section here. You might be able to get used set of LIs or blinder hp905's for around $200. And those work well against TSS, TSLR and stalkers, only thing they don't do is VPR versions of dragon/laser Ally. I still run LIs on my rear and on my wife's car and they tested really well even against brand new TSLR and TSS guns and have handled all the XLR and RLR's I have tried.
 

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Don't bother with Blinder or LI's. Get the TMGs for the $500. Can't beat that.
 

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Another vote here for "don't waste time installing older jammers". Even the HP905's and LI's struggle with guns like TSS'es and rarely achieve actual JTG performance as opposed to sporadic PTs if you breathe incorrectly on the head alignment.

If cost is an issue, it sounds like TMG is a better choice, or a smaller ALP or even ZW5 setup.
 

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The oldest jammers I could recommend anyone install are Laser Interceptors, and I only recommend you do it if you’re
1. On a very tight budget
2. Will be doing the install yourself
3. Are in an area that doesn’t use any newer guns (especially not VPR like with Stalker XLR and Dragoneye)

LI can still perform decently well against old constant pulse rate guns. They used to be the gold standard all the way until 2014ish where they fell behind ALP. Although LI as a company is long dead, so it’s never getting updated. If you need jammers and can get LIs for $200 or less they can be a decent choice. Anything older is pretty much obsolete. See these testing results -https://www.rdforum.org/index.php?threads/94350/
 

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The oldest jammers I could recommend anyone install are Laser Interceptors, and I only recommend you do it if you’re
1. On a very tight budget
2. Will be doing the install yourself
3. Are in an area that doesn’t use any newer guns (especially not VPR like with Stalker XLR and Dragoneye)

LI can still perform decently well against old constant pulse rate guns. They used to be the gold standard all the way until 2014ish where they fell behind ALP. Although LI as a company is long dead, so it’s never getting updated. If you need jammers and can get LIs for $200 or less they can be a decent choice. Anything older is pretty much obsolete. See these testing results -https://www.rdforum.org/index.php?threads/94350/
They work fine on stalker XLR, I have tested multiple setups against multiple guns and they are JTG with a dual with 8.9 heads. also did fine against the couple copies of TSLR I used against them. Dragoneye is where they fall flat, no alert or jam. Agreed not the best solution to today's threats but for $200-300 they are still very good if you are on a tight budget or can get a deal on them. Personally I would run the LIs over the TMGs if not in a dragon prone area as I have found more holes in TMGs coverage than LIs. Going forward of course TMG will hopefully improve thier coverage whereas LI will not.
 

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