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Old 08-21-2007, 07:35 AM
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With so many different types and styles of units out there it is confusing which one to buy.
I am looking for something hand held that would be good on water as well as land.
best bang for the buck.
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Old 08-21-2007, 08:00 AM
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1. Learn to to use the "Search" function on the blue bar, near the top of every page

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5. Check out Garmin. They make a great line of portables. Specifically look at the 378 (lakes) & 478 (coastal)

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Old 08-21-2007, 12:09 PM
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You really need to do a bit of research, and figure out what bells and whistles you want, which you can do without, and then choose a unit based on that.

Several companies make good handhelds, they all perform well, but they all do things a bit differently from one another.

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Old 08-21-2007, 01:28 PM
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Garmin is the leader...the one that sells for right at $200 is a very good unit, decent size screen and features...waterproof and it floats....Mick
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