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Old 06-25-2011, 11:25 PM   #1 (permalink)
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ScopeOut safety mirror

Ran across this when searching for various mirror solutions



ScopeOut Safety Mirror for Cars - Expand Your Rear Visibility and Enhance Your Safety

Anyone ever tried this? How does it work exactly? Bit pricey...

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Old 06-26-2011, 07:09 PM   #2 (permalink)
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It looks interesting, but I prefer the traditional Wink 4-5 panel mirrors.
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I can't imagine trying to get used to that. In all honesty, this could be a decent solution for some people, but I personally wouldn't pay that much. I would get a couple cheap blind spot mirrors from Wally World and arrange them as needed. Also, this won't work for hatchbacks and SUV's (such as my Jeep)
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I've been wanting one of those for YEARS, but $60 is too much. Time to make my own. Thanks!

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It looks interesting, but I prefer the traditional Wink 4-5 panel mirrors.
It's not a rear view mirror. You look at it when your head is turned around and are backing up.

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I suspect the image size in the mirror would be too small to be of any real use.
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There appears to be two versions and the $50 seems to have been some list price, I found a few places that sold some for almost half on Amazon and eBay here's a pic of the two versions, I too would be tempted to try the "SUV" version on my hatchback but without the bulkiness these bring!



How much demand are there for these types of mirrors (of a large variety of versions size etc!) turns out an old contact of mine in Germany is the manufacturer of them!

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Yeah very much so in a way (read $$$) the idea might be interesting though for ext mirror deleting since we do want to keep our vehicles safe despite ext mirror delete...
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It's not a rear view mirror. You look at it when your head is turned around and are backing up.

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..and through your internal rear view mirror

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