How to Buy a Speed Radar Gun

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Speed radar guns can check if you are speeding and demonstrate how fast a baseball pitcher is throwing. Buying a speed radar gun for the baseball team you coach will help you help your players during their mound workouts. Here are a few steps to help you pick a speed radar gun.

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Decide what kind of speed radar gun you want to use, the two more popular brands are Bushnell Radar and Sports Radar.

  2. 2

    Do an online search for baseball radar guns once you have decide what kind of gun you want to use. You can check with your local sports supply supplier, but such a product may be hard to find in stores. Online companies like opticsplanet.com and opticsforyou.com offer a good selection of radar guns.

  3. 3

    Compare the prices of radar speed guns you have found online. The main differences in price are size and sophistication of the equipment. There are radar guns that can track the speed of a pitched baseball as well as swing speed. Smaller radars can track the speed of a throw when placed into a fielding glove.

  4. 4

    Use the radar gun you ordered to find the speed your pitchers are throwing at. Determining the speed your pitchers pitch at can help them decide how they want to work on their skills.

Tips and warnings

  • If you need to raise money to be able to buy a speed radar gun, organize a fund raiser for your team.
  • Don't give your personal information out online unless you are absolutely sure it is a legitimate business.

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