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Offline kmahler

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Considering two used VP2, looking for advice.
« on: April 04, 2017, 11:11:26 PM »
I posted another message but put it in the wrong category. I'll include a link below.

I'm considering two used Vantage Pro2 units I found on CL. I would like some advice since I have no experience with Davis equipment but I am somewhat savvy with Wx Stations.

I may be able to get this unit for about $200. It also includes 6520 which works for me since I'm a mac guy. What can anyone tell me about it from the serial number?

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I wrote up a post on the other unit but placed it in the wrong category. You can view it here.http://www.wxforum.net/index.php?topic=31856.0

Thanks for your time. I'm going to purchase one or both tomorrow.
Kevin Mahler
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Re: Considering two used VP2, looking for advice.
« Reply #1 on: April 05, 2017, 08:29:42 AM »
See this post and associated thread: http://www.wxforum.net/index.php?topic=31523.msg316706#msg316706
There is a link to the information you seek. (the "manufacturing code" link)

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Re: Considering two used VP2, looking for advice.
« Reply #2 on: April 05, 2017, 09:32:11 AM »
Just remember its used equipment. Unless you know the person selling and trust them you can always get screwed.
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Re: Considering two used VP2, looking for advice.
« Reply #3 on: April 05, 2017, 09:54:16 AM »
Just remember its used equipment. Unless you know the person selling and trust them you can always get screwed.

Thanks, yes I have taken into account the risk. He has been up front about the outside temperature unit not working. It's an easy fix and I have taken into account the price of that.
Kevin Mahler
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