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    Thumbs up Imago Bag >> New Everyday Carry

    I added a new pocket radio to my Imago bag as an everyday carry (EDC),
    click http://www.sangean.com/downloads/flyers/DT-200VX.pdf to view.

    The Sangean DT-200VX is the best of the breed in pocket radios available today.
    Slim design, excellent speaker sound, decent battery life, and rugged. I use this
    radio at work, Starbucks, Borders, the mall, whenever.

    BTW, this pocket radio fits very nicely in my small TB pouch.
    Last edited by PM4HIRE; 11-07-2007 at 02:48 PM.
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    Who sells these things? I was looking for something like that for trying to dial in radio at work. I wanted something with a digital readout so I could be sure I was tuning the right station.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pretzelb View Post
    Who sells these things?
    Google is your friend.

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    I purchased my Sangean pocket radio from CCrane.Com, click http://www.ccrane.com/radios/pocket-...ket-radio.aspx
    to view.

    CCrane has been around for many years. I didn't trust the vendor selling this radio on Amazon.Com or even Universal Radio.
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    When it rains it pours. I was in Radioshack the other day looking for some misc connector and I found a similar product by someone else. The basic design was the same though. Seems like when I last searched for such an item there were none to be found. Shrug.

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    8 yeas ago, Radio Shack sold the Sangean DT 200V (original version) pocket
    radio under its own label. Another pocket radio to consider is the Sangean
    DT 210, click http://www.sangean.com/product.php?m...10V&prod_id=14 to view.

    BTW, Radio Shack is basically a marketing company, they make none of
    the products they sell.

    You can buy the Sangean DT 200 or 210 at Fry's Electronics.
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    Smile

    Quote Originally Posted by PM4HIRE View Post
    I purchased my Sangean pocket radio from CCrane.Com, click http://www.ccrane.com/radios/pocket-...ket-radio.aspx
    to view.

    CCrane has been around for many years. I didn't trust the vendor selling this radio on Amazon.Com or even Universal Radio.
    I have had good experiences with both CCrane and Universal Radio. Not sure why you don't trust universal. Also, even though I've never had a bad experience with Amazon (or the vendors selling there) I concur that getting a radio from a firm that specializes in radios makes complete sense.

    Back when I had a dog I used to take long walks listening with my Sangean. I really miss listening to that radio and those long walks. Reading this post caused me to make a resolution to do more walking in 2008 and to dust off my Sangean and start carrying it in my Imago too! Thanks for sharing.

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    With the exception of Grove Enterprises (http://www.grove-ent.com/), most
    vendors recycle returned radios into their new inventory. And with respect
    to Universal radio, I purchased a new radio from them in 2003 and clearly got
    a used radio, to their credit, they eventually made it good.

    I carry my Sangean radio in my Imago bag every day.

    BTW, cafe bags make really nice gifts. I have gifted 4 bags as presents this
    year (graduations, birthdays, and christmas). For some reason, women seem
    to really like the large cafe bags, I would have thought small or medium cafe
    bags would be a woman's preference.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PM4HIRE View Post
    BTW, cafe bags make really nice gifts. I have gifted 4 bags as presents this year (graduations, birthdays, and christmas). For some reason, women seem to really like the large cafe bags, I would have thought small or medium cafe bags would be a woman's preference.
    I don't own any Cafe Bags (I prefer the Imago), but if I got one, it would be the medium size.
    Last edited by moriond; 12-22-2007 at 04:21 PM. Reason: added comment on the Imago

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    I'm a guy, and I got the small cafe bag.

    Since my intent was to unload all the stuff I normally carry in my pockets, I decided that getting a small one would prevent me from "just in case" bloat... carrying a bunch of "just in case" stuff that I'd never use or didn't need. (Much like how people who put stuff into storage units manage to refill their homes with junk)

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    Quote Originally Posted by PM4HIRE View Post
    With the exception of Grove Enterprises (http://www.grove-ent.com/), most
    vendors recycle returned radios into their new inventory. And with respect
    to Universal radio, I purchased a new radio from them in 2003 and clearly got
    a used radio, to their credit, they eventually made it good.
    Wow....I didn't realize that. Thanks Tony!

    Seems like returned items should be sold as open box or returned goods...as I recall many of these places charge restocking fees and I assumed that was the reason.

    All the best, Alan

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    Quote Originally Posted by PM4HIRE View Post
    The Sangean DT-200VX is the best of the breed in pocket radios available today.
    Santa left me one of these under the tree this year and I have to say you are right in that it's a great little device. It feels rugged, has some nifty feature I never thought I'd want, seems to get really good battery life, and does better on reception on any radio or mp3 player with a radio that I've owned so far. Only quibble I have is that the base is rounded so you can't stand it up on it's own.

    There is only a few local stations I listen to but this device is a joy to use.


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