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    Default Curiously configured XTS2500 on fleAbay

    So I'm familiar with the old "nick" radios, and have even bought some radios from Panter (always had good results), but I've never seen a 2500 quite like this. I've heard there are a few FPP 7/800's floating around, but not really sure of their capabilities. Obviously this radio won't do 9600 baud trunking in it's current form, but with the right software, could that be added without ruining the FPP options? Also, that antenna looks a little...odd for 7/800. Any idea what it is?

    Auction: http://www.ebay.com/itm/Motorola-XTS...ht_4309wt_1280

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    The seller ran the flashcode through the generic decoder. Of course, it spit out invalid (different) flash options, which aren't compatible with the ASTRO25 platform.

    The radio is obviously a Depot 7 hack job. No tags either.

    Now that said, this doesn't mean there's something physically wrong with the radio; it's just not provisioned right. With the right tools and a full alignment, it may work OK.

    The price is about 2.5x higher than what it should be. That radio should go for $325-350 at most. No way is it worth $800.

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    Take a look at the sellers other radios, we just had a disscusion in another thread on fake tags, well spot the fake,lol I most like the do not block these vents tag, scroll down the page to see the tag. BTW just in case you have not noticed, the guys in China.
    http://www.ebay.com/itm/radio-Motoro...item1c25e20725

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    hah! I didnt even notice the jacked up tags (it was late lol) Also looks like he edited the auction to make it a VHF instead of the original 800. Niiiiiiiice.
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    Two different auctions, he has alot of radios for sale on ebay and in Bejing.

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    WTF, OVER.


    http://www.ebay.com/itm/Dust-cover-w...item1c25fab720

    I'm sure it's very waterproof. Such a bargain for $70!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mars View Post
    WTF, OVER.

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/Dust-cover-w...item1c25fab720

    I'm sure it's very waterproof. Such a bargain for $70!
    LoL, they don't have these in Bejing, thats the cost there, on the floor laughing.


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    Notice the similar name to panters. I wonder if hes hoping someone will mix up the names and buy from him thinking hes panter.

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    lol wow...you know it's bad when you're the grey market version of the grey market lol
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