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      01-08-2013, 02:28 PM   #1
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Passport Escort 8500 x50 vs Valentine One

I have both radars and am looking to sell one and can't decide which. Is there a clear choice as to which one is the better radar or is it up for debate?
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      01-08-2013, 06:24 PM   #2
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Religion.....

Pick the one you like.

I like my V1 because I like the arrows and the new bluetooth dongle that lets my Android phone double as the display. YMMV.
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There not radarz they're radarz detectorz.

The V1 in test after test has been shown to be far superior to the X50 in detection.
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Passport Escort 8500. I loved it so much, I upgrade to the 9500. Never got a ticket since , highly recommended
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Valentine 1 is for sure the best one out there. 9500ix comes very close to one imo but having arrows really helps.

8500 is so outdated....
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Keep the x50. Check this out

http://www.radardetectorforum.org/wi..._Detector_Test
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      01-25-2013, 07:05 PM   #7
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wow. I've had both and IMO the V1 was better? I had the 9500ix as well and it was the same for me for the v1 but i like the arrows...

8500x50 go for like 50-100 bucks on ebay.
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