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Opinion

Covering the following Subscriber devices: APX1000/1500, APX3000, APX4000/4500, APX6000, APX6000XE, APX6500, APX7000, APX7000XE, APX7000L, APX7500, and APX8000.

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aagon
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Opinion

Postby aagon » Thu Jul 23, 2015 9:58 am

I wanted to convert my apx7000 into an xe. I figured it will cost me about 250. I know for the most part is just a cosmetic change. What is your opinion. Is it worth it?

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Re: Opinion

Postby Squad5 » Thu Jul 23, 2015 2:51 pm

The real question should be, Is it worth it to you?

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Re: Opinion

Postby aagon » Fri Jul 24, 2015 7:34 am

I am unsure. 250 is not bad, bad yet again its almost purely cosmetic. I guess its probably not worth it.

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Re: Opinion

Postby spectragod » Sun Jul 26, 2015 5:27 pm

The XE display is more than $250. I have done a few conversions with the bigger display, well worth it, but I suspect your not referring to swapping out the display?
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aagon
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Re: Opinion

Postby aagon » Mon Jul 27, 2015 6:50 am

I know someone that has the parts and knowledge, and its willing to convert my radio into an xe for 250.

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Re: Opinion

Postby MTS2000des » Mon Jul 27, 2015 3:33 pm

than they are doing you a favor at that price. If they are competent and you trust them with your radio, that is a good price considering the parts alone exceed that amount
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Re: Opinion

Postby escomm » Mon Aug 24, 2015 6:15 pm

There is no seperate display for the XE


Only things needing changed are the front & back housing & the control top

NSO on the control top alone is over $300

If someone has all parts for $250 that's a good deal


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