How to Buy a Radar Gun
There are several types of radar guns available on the market today, depending
on your application you should choose radar speed detector right for you.
Some radar guns have dual applications - which can be used for sports as
well as traffic control. There are speed radar guns which are designed
with specific use in mind. Sport radar guns
are preferred by athletes, coaches and fathers. Traffic control police radar guns
are specifically designed for law enforcement agencies. Please see below for
specific applications and precise radar gun models RadarGuns.com recommends.
(tracking the speed of a pitched or thrown baseball or softball)
radar gun and
II radar gun will work well for baseball and softball (especially little
league baseball and recreational league softball). Those applications generally
do not use large diamonds, so the
Bushnell radar speed guns
will be able to accurately track the speeds of a pitcher throwing a baseball or
softball. Another possibility for these applications is the
Sports Radar Speed Gun (which can also be purchased with a monitor that
can be viewed by the players).
Speed Radar Gun, which is a hands free model is another good choice (especially
during a practice or bullpen session when it can be placed between the pitcher or
For high school and college level baseball and softball, where the diamonds are
a little larger, we would recommend the
Sports Radar Speed Gun SR3600, or the
JUGS radar gun models.
JUGS speed guns, have long been used in these levels of baseball and softball
as well as professional leagues.
offer two models of Swing Speed Radar, which can track your bat speed (how
fast you swing a bat through the strike zone).
Glove Radars are small
speed tracking gadget that a player place on his fielding glove to track the speed
of a throw. NOTE:
Sensors GloveRadar will not fit on a catchers’ mitt or a first basements’
mitt, because it is designed to fit over the fingers of a fielding glove.
Sensors Swing Speed Radar is great for those who want measure their swing
speed; determine their speed for optimum performance; monitor their swing consistency;
and select the golf club characteristics that best suit their swing. On the other
hand, if you are looking for a perfect tennis radar gun,
should be an easy choice. It is the only hands free sports radar speed gun
on the market today, which was engineered to increase the ability to identify and
track a target.
RadarGuns.com offers several choices for use in traffic control ranging from
neighborhood watch, to look out for cars drag stripping down side streets, up to
state and local law enforcement agencies upholding traffic laws.
Speedster II radar speed gun will work well for residents looking out for
speed violators in the neighborhood. The Sports Radar Speed Guns SR3600
is also recommended for this application.
Law enforcement agencies prefer the
Decatur radar guns. Decatur
radars are more sophisticated, and can be designed specifically to fit certain
state or local laws.
NOTES: Some of the applications that our line of radar guns would not
work for are, model airplanes, speed boats, or anything where the object may be
too small or too far away, or at an acute angle which would compromise the accuracy.