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Old November 8th, 2015
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I bought a redline over a year ago on EBay. The seller seemed legit, and he did not have multiple radars like some others have on sale. The radar was used of course, but now I am worried from hearing stories of fake radars being sold on EBay. How can I tell if my redline is fake? It was made in canada, and the software is outdated, where I cannot segment. I am not too worried, but it doesn't hurt to know. Thank you for any advice everyone!
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chances are it's real - pics?
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I do think its real but pics dont mean squat. Today China floods the market with so many clones its a shame our government lets this happen. Its all about the $$$$$.
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I do think its real but pics dont mean squat. Today China floods the market with so many clones its a shame our government lets this happen. Its all about the $$$$$.
Unless it's a giant box with a redline sticker, its real. There's no clones of it out there that I've seen. If it looks like a redline, than it is one. China probably wouldn't bother cloning it as it sells very little in comparison to other RDs, let alone normal consumer electronics.
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Unless it's a giant box with a redline sticker, its real. There's no clones of it out there that I've seen. If it looks like a redline, than it is one. China probably wouldn't bother cloning it as it sells very little in comparison to other RDs, let alone normal consumer electronics.
There was a post here several years ago, brand new Redline's for like 199 bucks. The link took you to an over seas whole sale place out of China. They copied everything down to the box. If it's a hot product here they will try to copy it and make a buck.
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There was a post here several years ago, brand new Redline's for like 199 bucks. The link took you to an over seas whole sale place out of China. They copied everything down to the box. If it's a hot product here they will try to copy it and make a buck.
They probably stopped because the Redline is probably one of the lowest selling detectors there is. Not because performance, but because marketing and availability. Cobra sells more... so I'd still not worry.
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