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430W and Stormscope = Belt and Suspenders?

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Dec 29, 2010
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One of the planes I'm looking at to replace my recently departed, hail-damaged 180C has both a Garmin 430W and a WX900 Stormscope. Is this gilding the lily, or is there a rationale for having both? AOPA's vRef tool adds $5000 in value for a 430W and $3000 for a Stormscope, but I wonder if I get $8000 worth of value out of having both.

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