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Old October 5, 2010, 01:41 PM   #1
nathaniel
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Wind meter

I want to get a wind meter but I have no idea whats a quality brand or whats just crap. It doesnt have to be fancy I just want to know the wind speed and temperature (although not necesary). What do you guys suggest?
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Old October 5, 2010, 01:59 PM   #2
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Personally do not use one but my buddy has a Caldwell. Go here and check on some of these ...

http://www.midwayusa.com/Search/#wind meter____-_1-2-4_8-16-32

Be Safe !!!
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Old October 6, 2010, 11:13 AM   #3
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More expensive, but very good are the Kestrel line starting at around US$70 and going up to about US$400.
See: http://www.kestrelmeters.com
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Old October 12, 2010, 10:27 AM   #4
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Kestrel without a doubt. While a bit expensive, its still the most bang for your buck. They are built to Military durability standards and issued to everyone from snipers to weather observers, and I have yet to have one fail me (dead batteries dont count).
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Old October 12, 2010, 05:52 PM   #5
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I fly a lot of radio control slope soaring, and the Kestrel is pretty much the hot setup for that hobby.
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