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    Looking for a more current recomendation for two way training radios Not sure the value between a $30 set and a $60 set except for the $30 bucks
    Just asking for personal opinions
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    Amazon.com has just about the best deals around. Get either Motorola or Midland and opt for the charging cradle instead of AA batteries. You can always carry extra AA's for backups, as they work in most of the re-chargable units. Also buy a roll of neon duct tape to put on the antenna or get brightly colored cases. If you get the camo versions, you'll understand why when you have to buy a second set...
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    Motorola and a rechargeable one. I have had mine for a year now and no new batteries. $69. Canada The Source.
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    What works well for us in keeping up with the radios is a brightly colored cow ear tag.
    The local coop or TSS will have them. Cheap and easy to find
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    $20 Midland set, use 3 AAA batteries. Urange flagging on belt clip keeps them visible.
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    We've not had good luck with the Motorola rechargeables. I have an older Motorola 5210 that takes 3 AA batteries and mine lasts nearly all season, whereas I see the others go dead every other session.

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    I don't like the rechargeables. They don't hold a charge long and I forget them in the house.

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    I agree with Charles, when the rechargeable ones go dead you are done. I carry spare batteries on the truck.
    Look on Ebay and you can find all types very reasonable. You can replace some of the battery packs with regular batteries.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Richard Moxley View Post
    Looking for a more current recomendation for two way training radios Not sure the value between a $30 set and a $60 set except for the $30 bucks
    Just asking for personal opinions
    Thanks
    For me the Motorola radios have very poor sound quality, Midlands are much better, I have the Midland GTX, about $60 per pair from Amazon

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