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  •  Do radar detectors still exist? I remember the (5+ / 0-)
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    defluxion10, Mostel26, MKSinSA, myboo, suesue

    heady days cruising the highways with my Whistler on the dash, CB on the hump and antenna on the trunk.

    Good times :)

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    by here4tehbeer on Fri Feb 07, 2014 at 12:41:25 PM PST

    •  I think they're still illegal in some states. (0+ / 0-)
    •  They don't work that well (2+ / 0-)
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      Pale Jenova, here4tehbeer

      It's been many many years since I had one. Most police radars are of the "instant on" variety.

      By the time your radar detector goes off it's just letting you know that you've already been clocked.

      The same goes for the laser units that some departments use.

      If the pilot's good, see, I mean if he's reeeally sharp, he can barrel that baby in so low... oh you oughta see it sometime. It's a sight. A big plane like a '52... varrrooom! Its jet exhaust... frying chickens in the barnyard!

      by Major Kong on Fri Feb 07, 2014 at 04:49:57 PM PST

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      •  The OHP's switch to laser is when I finally dumped (1+ / 0-)
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        rocksout

        my unit; easier to set my clocks 15 minutes ahead and fool myself into leaving early :)

        Citizens United: 3 Branches, 2 Parties, 1 Currency, 0 Accountability.

        by here4tehbeer on Fri Feb 07, 2014 at 08:01:21 PM PST

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