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Gps units

Postby gsc » Mar 30th, 2017, 9:26 pm

Im looking to get some input on gps units. I am looking for one i can take in our side by sides and map out our trips, points of intrest stuff like that. I have never really had one and just went with friends ad stuff. What would you recommend and why?
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Re: Gps units

Postby skydawg » Mar 31st, 2017, 7:21 am

I have used the Montana for several years. decent size touch screen. Can add custom maps, topo maps, BC backroads maps. good battery life also.

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Re: Gps units

Postby MCB » Mar 31st, 2017, 5:29 pm

I've heard good things about the Montana!

I've been using an etrex 20 on my mountain bike since 2014 without any issues. It's a bit of a pain to setup, but online tutorials help and once you have it setup the way you like it it's a nice little unit. For a map, I use ones from http://garmin.openstreetmap.nl/ which are free and use open street map data. With the backlight off, the batteries seem to last forever. :biggrin:
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Re: Gps units

Postby Jflem1983 » Mar 31st, 2017, 5:45 pm

See u tomorrow
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Re: Gps units

Postby gsc » Mar 31st, 2017, 9:46 pm

Well i got one and am gonna try it out. A few people i talked to said they loved this one so we will see. Its a garmin 64s.
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Re: Gps units

Postby skydawg » Apr 2nd, 2017, 8:14 am

gsc wrote:Well i got one and am gonna try it out. A few people i talked to said they loved this one so we will see. Its a garmin 64s.


Good unit, quite similar functions as the montana. I just cant stand the map scrolling small screens with the selector button. Let me know if you want maps

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Re: Gps units

Postby gsc » Apr 2nd, 2017, 7:14 pm

Ill send you a pm right now
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