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Old 01-27-2003, 10:41 AM
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What's boards opinion on the best hand held gps for around $200.00?
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Old 01-27-2003, 12:28 PM
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The Garmin GPS-76 if you really shop around, but without even blinking an eye I'd say that you could buy yourself a Garmin GPS-72 and be very happy with it and take home $75 in change.

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Old 01-27-2003, 12:47 PM
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I Have the garmin gps 76 and it doeas everything i need it to do if you could go the extra bucks you might want to look at the map version. Works fine but keep some extra batteries in the dry box.

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Old 01-27-2003, 01:20 PM
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$119.00-$169.00 designed to be used one handed with the left hand.This allows me to keep one hand on the ( boat)wheel and hold and operate the unit in front of my face and still keep my eye on where I am going.I despised handhelds untill this one.Very easy to to mark your route out just push the enter button at every course change, or steal your buddies spots as you can easily fit and operate in your pocket without having to look at the screen. The mariner version has some charts with bouys and major coastal waypoints.
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Old 01-27-2003, 09:52 PM
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Garmin 76.
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Old 01-28-2003, 02:51 AM
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Thom, where can you get the 72 for 125? the lowest ive found was 140.

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Old 01-28-2003, 04:21 AM
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www.garmin.com I'd go with the 72 also, for under $200.00, but if you can swing it I would suggest the 76S...all you want and a little more. Take a look at www.GPSdiscounts.com or www.consumersmarine.com

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Old 01-31-2003, 10:50 AM
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thanks guys the 76 it is
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Old 02-01-2003, 01:02 PM
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I have a Garmin 76S. It is a little more $ but very nice. 24 mb of memory
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