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conflic between motorola gp300 or vertex vx400??

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I used to work in a commercial two way radio shop(now i work in a local gov tw radio shop) and these vertex radios were junk(in my opinion). When ever a customer would bring one in for repair(which was often) we had to ship it back due to us being unable to repair it on the bench(they were small single pc smt boards) and there were no parts kits or anyway to reliably troubleshoot & repair without having vertex's test jigs and special training. The Motorola & Kenwood radios on the other hand were just the opposite and for the most part we could repair them without too much trouble.
 

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The GP300s were built in the early/mid 90s, so remember that they should not cost that much.
 

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Go with GP300

I have had a 8 ch. GP300 VHF for appx 10 yrs and it hasn't missed a beat, i have dropped it several times and its always performed 100%.
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Gp300

The GP300 is a good radio. Our rescue squad had 8 VHF models for a long time. We sold them to get narrowband units (CP200). The GP300 originally sold for more than $500.00 per radio, so it is a good unit. You usually get what you pay for.
 
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