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Old 11-13-2016, 06:09 PM
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Looking for a hand held GPS to use as a back up and for a ditch bag. The Garmin 78sc or 78s series seems to fit the bill. Any others I should consider?
Old 11-13-2016, 06:22 PM
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Wife has 78sc in her ditch bag. We've used it a couple of times on her Sea-Doo. It's a little clumsy to use, but once you get the hang of it, it works fine.
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Can't go wrong with a Garmin.
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Thanks for the feedback. Garmin sure has the handheld market cornered.

Some of the reviews for the 78sc mentioned the clumsiness. Saw West Marine has it on sale for $199 as part of Black Friday sale so that might be the ticket.
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Originally Posted by mike_s View Post
Thanks for the feedback. Garmin sure has the handheld market cornered.

Some of the reviews for the 78sc mentioned the clumsiness. Saw West Marine has it on sale for $199 as part of Black Friday sale so that might be the ticket.
Yeah, once you spend some time with it, you'll be fine.
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Originally Posted by mike_s View Post
Looking for a hand held GPS to use as a back up and for a ditch bag. The Garmin 78sc or 78s series seems to fit the bill. Any others I should consider?
Not sure if you saw this or if it's still available.

http://www.thehulltruth.com/fishing-...8sc-cheap.html

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