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Old 05-26-2013, 11:25 AM   #11
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I have this unit. Purchased it at the FMCA national Rally in Ohio last year. The tire sensors are the same as the TST brand. The display is the same, it is programed the same, and it is made in the same factory. Mine came with a 3 year unconditional warrenty. It works great and was $100 cheeper than the TST equivalent. I purchased the 10 sensor unit with the repeater but I see the toad just fine without installing the repeater. I got the sensors that let you replace the batteries.
Wow!!! Sure got lots of interest in this one.... Thanks to all. It appears that more are in favor of this unit than against.....

So I will purchase tomorrow for delivery by Thursday, when I leave this park. Apparently the exact same thing from TST is $60 more. And this guy provides 3 year warranty, assuming he stays around and doesn't go belly up.

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Old 05-26-2013, 11:27 AM   #12
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... 3 year warranty, assuming he stays around and doesn't go belly up.
Right. Good luck with that.
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Old 05-26-2013, 11:35 AM   #13
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BTW, that looks like the older TST 510 system (not the new 507). The batteries in the sensors are not user replaceable. What do you plan to do in about 5 years when the batteries are gone?
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Old 05-26-2013, 11:38 AM   #14
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Right. Good luck with that.

Between you, me and the gatepost..... Electronics will almost ALWAYS fail in the first three months of use, if they are going to fail at all (a good reason to NEVER buy extended warranties on electronic items).

After that, most likely any problem would come from one of the sensors. The biggest enemy of electronics is excess heat. Here in AZ, any brand's sensors will be susceptible to heat damage from the sun; it's a fact of life.

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Old 05-26-2013, 12:29 PM   #15
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BTW, that looks like the older TST 510 system (not the new 507). The batteries in the sensors are not user replaceable. What do you plan to do in about 5 years when the batteries are gone?
Ummm..... Thanks for that thought. It made me go back and check and the EBAY posting says this:

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The system comes with a monitor that can handle up to 22 wheels up to 180 psi if needed and the sensors have replaceable batteries meaning the system will never become obsolete so long as the common generic CR1632 cell battery is available.

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With all due respect to those that seem to be "unsure" of this product, I'd think you all may have been "burned" by EBAY sellers in the past. I've never had a problem with any EBAY purchase in over 10 years of buying.

But I certainly appreciate ALL the feedback; wouldn't want to make a $400+ mistake now, would I? If you really want to see negative reviews, go look at WalMart website for the flexible hose "as seen on TV". 95% of buyers trash the product. I have two and LOVE them.


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Old 05-26-2013, 12:42 PM   #16
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and the sensors have replaceable batteries meaning the system will never become obsolete so long as the common generic CR1632 cell battery is available.
Good to hear. (I don't think the display unit will match the picture then, but don't guess anyone would care about that.)
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Old 05-26-2013, 12:50 PM   #17
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BTW, since you asked, I have known many sellers on E-bay who were very reputable. In this particular case, I suspect that this guy has obtained the TST system from the manufacturer they use in some unethical way and so is stealing their engineering work.
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Old 05-26-2013, 03:28 PM   #18
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BTW, since you asked, I have known many sellers on E-bay who were very reputable. In this particular case, I suspect that this guy has obtained the TST system from the manufacturer they use in some unethical way and so is stealing their engineering work.
Now that IS a possibility..... He located in Quartzite AZ, which is a "mecca" of accessory dealers for TT's motor homes and 5ers. Every year in January they have a huge show, which at least 50% of all the snowbirds in the valley flock to.

Many actually caravan together for the trip from Mesa. I myself spend enough money on my coach for really necessary stuff; don't need to go there and find something that I buy on an impulse and then be sorry for it later.

Once again, I thank you for looking out for me but I'll probably pull the trigger in the morning. Most of life is a crap-shoot, right?

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Now that IS a possibility..... He located in Quartzite AZ, which is a "mecca" of accessory dealers for TT's motor homes and 5ers. Every year in January they have a huge show, which at least 50% of all the snowbirds in the valley flock to.

Many actually caravan together for the trip from Mesa. I myself spend enough money on my coach for really necessary stuff; don't need to go there and find something that I buy on an impulse and then be sorry for it later.

Once again, I thank you for looking out for me but I'll probably pull the trigger in the morning. Most of life is a crap-shoot, right?

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Hey Guy - you asked for opinions about this and you received some - some good and some maybe not so good.

Do what you think is right.
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Hey Guy - you asked for opinions about this and you received some - some good and some maybe not so good.

Do what you think is right.
Yep, I did and yep, I will! I appreciate ALL of the responses. What would have been a show stopper, would have been is 95% of the responses were "the guys a crook, the product is junk"!! And it's STILL a crap-shoot; could go either way.




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