Which windmeter/weatherstation do you prefer?

Discussion in 'Equipment Discussions' started by Len Backus, Jul 7, 2009.

  1. Len Backus

    Len Backus Administrator Staff Member

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    I use a Kestrel 3500. How about you? And why?
     
  2. linksmechanic

    linksmechanic Well-Known Member

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    I use a Skymaster sm-28. It got some good reviews in sailing magazines and it seems to work fine. It's not in the class as yours but it's cheap and it does what I need.
     

  3. ss7mm

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    Kestrel 3500 because it does everything I need it to and it's a quality piece of equipment. (These are very old prices, by the way, Len)

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  4. jmason

    jmason Well-Known Member

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    I'm a Kestrel 3500 guy too......
     
  5. blipelt

    blipelt Well-Known Member

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    skymaster sm-28 man I thought this had alot of gizmos. Those Kestrels do everything but brew coffee.


    Brent
     
  6. davewilson

    davewilson Well-Known Member

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    Kestrel 2500. don't bother with humidity
     
  7. Booney

    Booney Well-Known Member

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    I just got the kestrel 3500 and am going shooting this weekend to try it out.
     
  8. catch-34

    catch-34 Well-Known Member

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    I just ordered the kestrel 4500.
     
  9. gebhardt02

    gebhardt02 Well-Known Member

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    Kestrel 4000NV.
     
  10. Russ M

    Russ M Well-Known Member

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    kestrel 4500nv loads of features water proof and floats ( i tested this feature it's true) you can have three readings on one screen or only one if you want (some on here told me you can't do that with the 4500 but i guess they just never used one) i prefer to have 3 , you can set up to three pages with 3 and they are quick and easy to scroll through
     
  11. Ernie

    Ernie SPONSOR

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    I first owned the 3500, and was able to upgrade to the 4000 (Kestrel)
     
  12. Russ M

    Russ M Well-Known Member

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    why were you unable to upgrade?
     
  13. Rijndael

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    I use the Brunton ADC Pro. The most important feature, for me, is Density Altitude calculations. The closest Kestrel that does that is more than 2X the price. The Brunton cost me about $110.