Some people cannot understand why anyone would be interested or even excited about a little device that sticks to your windshield and goes beep when police radar is ahead.
As for me, I come here to RDF every day.
Just west of Katy, Texas on I-10 west my V1G2 showed 9 bogies. I thought it was a malfunction. Then, I passed at least 6 (hard to count, other side & highway speed) law enforcement cars all together on the eastbound side. There really were 9 bogies.
I'm solely a highway user, except, of course, I have to drive through town going & coming.
I run X off, "A" All bogey's mode, eSavvy at 37 mph. And that's it. It works, as Tony the Tiger would say, Grrrreat!!!
I have not used or even seen a Redline or a R7, so it would be unfair for me to comment on them. I do have experience with the Uniden LRD & DFR detectors, they are quite good on their own and for someone on a budget they would be a great choice. As for the R3, that may well be the smart choice...
Buc-ee's is a popular chain of travel centers here in Texas, I think they are expanding. I stop at them. There are usually lots of cars and most all of them are on a highway trip. I always make it a point to look around to see how many cars have a detector. Some do. But most don't, and that is...
My timeline of owning a RD begins at 1976, I got an Autotronics Super Snooper. The Fuzzbuster was heavily advertised and outsold the Super Snooper, but the Super Snooper was the top detector in its day, back when all the detectors were passive technology. Autotronics next came out with the Long...
I managed to get a V1G2, I am entirely satisfied. I'm sure you will like yours when it finally comes. Check out Vortex's latest (as of now) YouTube video, "Cross Country Road Trip." He includes a V1G2 in his trip, along with some others.