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Garmin gps off by 500 feet

Old 07-14-2012, 08:18 PM
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I just bought a used boat with a Garmin 3006c in it. I notice that compared to my handheld Garmin 72 the boat unit is off by a good 500'. When I compare coordinates side by side it shows a distinct difference in lat/Lon. I know the handheld is accurate. Any ideas as why the 3006 is so far off?
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Are they both set to the same datum? WGS-84?
Old 07-16-2012, 06:39 AM
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Bingo!!!
That did it!!

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