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post #1 of 12 Old Jul 1st, 2015, 1:44 pm Thread Starter
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Cool Escort Passport Weather Protection

I have had an Escort 8500 on my bike forever and I am thinking about replacing it with the newer "Escort Passport" which is a little wider then the 8500.

I don't have a problem with that parse but need to buy a newer clear plastic rain box for it.

I haven't been able to find one yet. I know there are some expensive cases out there but the clear plastic one I have for my 8500 probably cost 59 scents to make! LOL

Any suggestions?

Thanks Steve

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post #2 of 12 Old Jul 6th, 2015, 1:19 pm
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Re: Escort Passport Weather Protection

You are going to have to move to New Zealand. The box you are looking for is made there and they do not ship here... I have been looking for a replacement for ten years now. No luck.

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You are going to have to move to New Zealand. The box you are looking for is made there and they do not ship here... I have been looking for a replacement for ten years now. No luck.
Or find a friendly forum member in New Zealand and see if they will ship one to you.

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Re: Escort Passport Weather Protection

I'm in the same boat. Went from a weather proof TPX to an Escort 9500ix. Looking for something cheap and useful. (besides the plastic bag ghetto mod)

$68- http://legalspeeding.com/radarbox.htm...

Legalspeeding had sold the NZ box, but stopped. And yes. " NOTE: We DO NOT accept international orders "

http://www.radardirect.co.nz/

If'n our NZ brethren come up to the plate, I'd be in for one...

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Re: Escort Passport Weather Protection

After seeing the weather protection lid. How about looking for a travel soap box the same size and modify it JMTCW

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Disregard, I got the geography reversed.
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Re: Escort Passport Weather Protection

I usally remove the radar detector at first sprinkle, need to slow down in rain anyway... but im looking for a box too
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Re: Escort Passport Weather Protection

What was wrong with the weatherproof TPX?

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I'm in the same boat. Went from a weather proof TPX to an Escort 9500ix. Looking for something cheap and useful. (besides the plastic bag ghetto mod)

$68- http://legalspeeding.com/radarbox.htm...

Legalspeeding had sold the NZ box, but stopped. And yes. " NOTE: We DO NOT accept international orders "

Welcome to Radar Direct - For the best radar detectors, accessories and motorbike products in the country.

If'n our NZ brethren come up to the plate, I'd be in for one...

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Re: Escort Passport Weather Protection

TPX is good, versatile, But...

Consistently it gets poor ratings, better than some, not as good as others. AND, they put out a 2.0 version. The upgrade would be $300, minus the $50 trade in deal.

I opted for a new toy. Anyone want a 1.0 with a few bells and whistles... $75 and a Beer, it's yours!

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Re: Escort Passport Weather Protection

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I'm in the same boat. Went from a weather proof TPX to an Escort 9500ix. Looking for something cheap and useful. (besides the plastic bag ghetto mod)

$68- http://legalspeeding.com/radarbox.htm...

Legalspeeding had sold the NZ box, but stopped. And yes. " NOTE: We DO NOT accept international orders "

Welcome to Radar Direct - For the best radar detectors, accessories and motorbike products in the country.

If'n our NZ brethren come up to the plate, I'd be in for one...
The radar box is available for purchase at the Legal Speeding web site.
http://www.legalspeeding.com/products.htm#.VaRd9GBYLUF
Took it up to the point of submitting the order, then stopped.
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Re: Escort Passport Weather Protection

The box listed on the website, is not the one we're speaking to. There is a link above to the all clear plastic case.

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The radar box is available for purchase at the Legal Speeding web site.
http://www.legalspeeding.com/products.htm#.VaRd9GBYLUF
Took it up to the point of submitting the order, then stopped.

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Re: Escort Passport Weather Protection

I have a ziplock bag on all of my bikes.
When it rains I remove the detector, phone and my wallet goes into the bag.

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