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Old 11-27-2010, 11:14 AM
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I have three older Bearcat scanners in need of repair. BC300 (Bad audio) BC211 (AC power not working), and BC20/20 (poor reception)
Does anybody know a good place to send them in to get repaired and/or updated? I live in MN.
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Default Scanner Repair

[QUOTE=kai777;1426448]I have three older Bearcat scanners in need of repair. BC300 (Bad audio) BC211 (AC power not working), and BC20/20 (poor reception)
Does anybody know a good place to send them in to get repaired and/or updated? I live in MN.
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Just use the search button on this page for":scanner repair" Its so easy a cave man can do it!!
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Try here...
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I did use the "search" option first, but didn't really find any place that worked on vintage scanners.
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Old 11-28-2010, 9:54 AM
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kia777 eMail me. My eMail is on my feed link. Hardin county Tennessee.
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I have three older Bearcat scanners in need of repair. BC300 (Bad audio) BC211 (AC power not working), and BC20/20 (poor reception)
Does anybody know a good place to send them in to get repaired and/or updated? I live in MN.
Thanks for any information.
For what it will cost for shipping, repais, etc. you are much better off to buy a new scanner.
My guess is it will cost you $200 or more.
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For what it will cost for shipping, repais, etc. you are much better off to buy a new scanner.
My guess is it will cost you $200 or more.
I have a bunch of new scanners. I was hoping to keep the old ones going. I decided to send them in to G&G Communications and get a quote. If the quote is too high, I guess they can go in the dumpster.
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I have a bunch of new scanners. I was hoping to keep the old ones going. I decided to send them in to G&G Communications and get a quote. If the quote is too high, I guess they can go in the dumpster.
UNIDEN may give you FLAT RATE service. They at one time repaired a scanner for me that was made before UNIDEN bought out BEARCAT. It kept losing memory (it was one of the 1st scanners after the 210XL line w/o a 9 volt battery)
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hope it works out for you if it was me i would just scrap the 211 and 20/20.the bc300 on the other hand i would get repaired if it is not too expensive one of the best analog scanners i have ever owned.
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I ended up sending the BC300 to G&G. Junking the other two. Uniden no longer works on older units. Thanks for all the help.
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Just wondering if people here have used G & G Communications - Scanner Radio Sales & Repair and what they think of the service. I know they have been around for some time

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I sent my older BC300 to G & G for repair. They did a great job at a good price. Unfortunately most police and fire departments are switching to the 800 frequency. So these older units are becoming obsolete.
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Just wondering if people here have used G & G Communications - Scanner Radio Sales & Repair and what they think of the service. I know they have been around for some time

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I've been a G&G customer for many years, highly recommend him. He's very busy so sometimes you might wait awhile, but the fact he's in demand is testimonial to his work.
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