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Lab Radar finally ready to ship

Post by stokesrj » Sat Feb 14, 2015 9:24 am

The Lab Radar, Dopler Radar, Chronograph system has been a long time coming but I finally got word that production has begun. Preorders are being accepted at several distributors starting today. Mine is on preorder with Len Backus' Long Range Store.

I sure hope this lives up to it's hype and I suspect it will, the company that makes it has a long and successful history in high end doppler radar systems. They had a lot of trouble getting it into production and are over a year late and missed their target price by $50. It was supposed to be $499 but wound up being $549.

Take a look if your interested. I'll let everyone know how it does when I get mine. http://www.longrangehunting.com/store/l ... graph.html


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Re: Lab Radar finally ready to ship

Post by Chief » Sat Feb 14, 2015 4:08 pm

I am looking forward to hearing(well,reading)your thoughts on it once you´ve given it a try.

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Re: Lab Radar finally ready to ship

Post by deerhunter338mag » Sat Feb 14, 2015 6:51 pm

That will be a real game changer in working out Speed more accurately. I know few guys have been holding off getting a magnetospeed for this. Looking forward to see how it goes.
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Re: Lab Radar finally ready to ship

Post by trazman » Fri Feb 20, 2015 8:17 am

This seems a real step ahead in measuring bullet velocities... Bob I hope you get your soon so you can give us some feedback...
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Re: Lab Radar finally ready to ship

Post by stokesrj » Fri Jul 03, 2015 8:24 pm

Well it looks like it is delayed again, got the following email.
Robert

We just published the detailed review of the single LabRadar unit we received a while back. Read it HERE.

It worked very well for the guys but as we had heard from another online review, they had trouble getting consistent readings on small caliber rounds. When we gave it a quick try before sending it off to our writers, Len and I noticed that the sensitivity setting wasn't solving the problem of neighboring shooters at the range triggering unwanted readings as it should have. We recently received a software update that is said to solve those two problems. We haven't had a chance to load the update and test it out yet, but we will. We will email you with our findings when we do.

Unfortunately we just got more bad schedule news. They are now telling us that our first large shipment is expected in September. At this point I don't pretend to know what is causing the delays. I imagine that some time was lost cleaning up the issues that were discovered by folks like us. I am still very excited about this product and like you, am eagerly awaiting it's arrival and a bit frustrated with the delays.

We understand if you are tired of waiting or need a chrono sooner than that and would like to cancel your pre-order. Just let us know. Otherwise we'll keep you on the list and stay in touch as we receive any more information. By the way, we have the MagnetoSpeed V3 and MagnetoSpeed Sporter chronos in stock if you need a chrono now.

Feel free to email or call with any questions but if you can wait until Monday we would appreciate it as our store is closed for the holiday weekend.

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Re: Lab Radar finally ready to ship

Post by trazman » Sat Jul 04, 2015 12:40 am

Hm, that's not good. I wonder how a company can play around like this...
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Re: Lab Radar finally ready to ship

Post by sav338 » Sat Jul 04, 2015 10:03 pm

Hi Andy,
Can any one tell me if this unit gets affected by a muzzle brake ?
being so close to the flash.

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Re: Lab Radar finally ready to ship

Post by stokesrj » Sat Jul 04, 2015 10:56 pm

The unit actually sits behind the shooter facing down range, it detects the bullet's mass as it moves downrange with Doppler Radar. So a brake would have no affect. The problem they are having is with low mass bullets, or so it says. The company behind this product is Infinition which is a leader in Defense Doppler Radar target tracking. http://www.infinition.com/site/index.php/us/ Their technical leadership in this field is the only reason I have held out for one of their units.
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Re: Lab Radar finally ready to ship

Post by sav338 » Sun Jul 05, 2015 3:21 am

thanks Bob,
Please give us a review when you get one.
I would like to hear what you think first hand.
Im looking at getting a new magnetospeed but I might wait for this .
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Re: Lab Radar finally ready to ship

Post by stokesrj » Tue Oct 27, 2015 7:10 pm

Yahoo,
I got an email from Andy Bakus of Long Range Hunting today saying they had received 40 Lab Radar units and mine was on the way in the first shipment. Can't wait to see how it does.
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Re: Lab Radar finally ready to ship

Post by sav338 » Wed Oct 28, 2015 3:38 am

Hi Bob, please write a report when you have a chance to try it out.
Do you know if they will post out to Australia . I've been holding off getting a magno for the Lab Radar.
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Re: Lab Radar finally ready to ship

Post by stokesrj » Wed Oct 28, 2015 4:52 am

Hi Steve,
I will report how it does once it gets here. I don't know if they will post to Australia or not but I'll ask.
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Re: Lab Radar finally ready to ship

Post by sav338 » Wed Oct 28, 2015 6:12 am

Cheers Bob,
I will eagerly await you report. I hope it serves you well.
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Re: Lab Radar finally ready to ship

Post by stokesrj » Wed Nov 04, 2015 7:27 am

Received USPS tracking notice today. My Lab Radar is on it's way from Oshkosh Wisconsin and should be here Friday. Hopefully I'll be able to test it this weekend.
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Re: Lab Radar finally ready to ship

Post by trazman » Wed Nov 04, 2015 4:38 pm

Great news Bob. Hope to hear how it works soon.
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