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Midland-gxt1050vp4.33392651
9.5 out of 10

Midland GXT1050VP4

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Reviews and Problems with Midland GXT1050VP4

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Overall 4
4.0

good over open land, junk in the woods

GarKam, Cabela's
24 June 2014
  • Summary: On open land they work good (Open Land - eye sight) in the woods I can get at best 1/4 mile. If you want range in the woods look for a different type of radio. good for car to car caravan.
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Overall 4
4.0

they suck

unionboy24, Radioshack
23 May 2014
  • Excerpt: i think these walkies suck if you are not on flat land with no trees around they want reach but about a mile so i dont think they will go thirty six miles at all.
  • Pros: Good Audio, Lightweight
  • Cons: Poor Reception, Short Range
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Overall 6
6.0

AVERAGE performance ABOVE average price

Radio guru, Radioshack
23 May 2014
  • Excerpt: I have the older version of this radio that had scramble.<br />Scramble was the best part of this radio<br />Now that it's gone, the radio has little value.<br />Like all high power radios, it is VERY hard on batteries unless you use low power.<br />Audio quality nowhere near that of the Motorolas<br />I have.<br />Most of the &quot;extra&quot; channels are not extra at all.<br />They are simply the same frequencies already on EVERY radio on the market.
  • Cons: Drains Battery, Poor Reception, Receive sensitivity low
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Overall 8
8.0

A very good product for my needs.

Monnie, Radioshack
23 May 2014
  • Excerpt: This has been a very good investment. My husband is disabled and by using these we can stay in contact with each other both in the house from room to room and outside, like when he is on the riding mower. We love them!
  • Pros: Clear Signal, Easy To Use, Good Audio, Lightweight, Rugged
  • Cons: none
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Overall 6
6.0

Another &quot;Long Ranger&quot; Story.

Steve, The Drummer, Radioshack
23 May 2014
  • Excerpt: Optimial conditions is the key word here. Yes I'm sure it is very possible to acchive a 35 mile range with these radios. Under OPTIMIAL conditions,perfect line of sight,no other Rf transmissions on or close to yours,no man made noise and no backround noise (The Earth creates it's own noise). But unfortuneatly, your going to use these radios in the real world.
  • Pros: Clear Signal, Easy To Use, Good Audio, Lightweight, Rugged
  • Cons: Short Range
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Overall 4
4.0

non-compatability

Tom Ryan, Radioshack
23 May 2014
  • Excerpt: In our deercamp, we have several different styles of Midland transceivers. I bought these and a friend bought the 60 channel model. None of these will interface with one another. Utilizing the same channel, and spending 3 hours of valuable time hunting, we were unable to make the three models cooperate with one another.If anyone has any advice or help, please feel to e-mail me @ [@].We still have two weeks at deer camp coming up and would love to be able to use them.
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Overall 6
6.0

Not all they claim

camperstan, Radioshack
23 May 2014
  • Excerpt: I bought 6 sets of these because of the claimed ability of being able to have a &quot;direct&quot; call to another radio without alerting the other users. After calling Midland direct I find out it is for the call alert function only, not the conversation. That is still broadcast to everyone in your group.<br />Very misleading.
  • Pros: Comfortable
  • Cons: Direct call is not able
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Overall 10
10

Best deal on great product

Elk Hunter, B&H Photo
11 February 2014
  • Excerpt: Great little radios, so far. Good range relative to similar Motorola Talkabouts.
  • Pros: Easy To Use, Lightweight, Quality Construction
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Overall 10
10

Midland GXT 1050 VP4 Radio Pack

misty38, Cabela's
8 January 2014
  • Summary: I bought these as a gift for my husband for when we camp bike and kayak,they work great, just as stated,have good sound quality, good distance.when warm weather gets here and we can go out to play again i will give a better review.
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Overall 8
8.0

Nice for the Money

AirRifleHunter, Cabela's
7 January 2014
  • Summary: I purchased these on sale and I do like them. The pattern is nice and they work well in open areas. As advertised, if there are hills or allot of trees, etc. the distance will be reduced, but this is to be expected. They are great for using with a hunting partner when you get separated.
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