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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 03-07-2013, 08:28 PM Thread Starter
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Hand held GPS

I will start hunting on a couple of new tracts of land and I want to look into the GPS hand held units to keep track of where each stand is, in case I want to return to it. Do any of you guys use a device like this or have any good suggestions? Any and all help is appreciated.
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 03-07-2013, 09:53 PM
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Haven't gotten into the GPS units for hunting but if I was heading back to Colorado I would get one. I use to have one on the boat saved me one day in the fog!
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 03-07-2013, 11:56 PM
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i used to own 2 garmin rino 110. they were 2 way radios also. but when i got an iphone i didnt need them.
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 03-08-2013, 05:15 AM
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The Rino's are nice because they are a radio / GPS but they are not cheap & eat up batteries. I have always Liked Garmin More user friendly then the Magellin's unless Magellin changed their format
& REMEMBER the more functions it has the more of a pain they are to use
I now just use an Etrex HC nothing fancy I just use it for the basics mark spots & get me back out of the woods when uh I mean IF I get lost
I would recommend if you hunt different states or areas far away from each other to look at one that will take a memory card (this is where I messed up) we hunt NH & NY & I downloaded a free topo map of my home area but onboard memory was full so I could not add a topo of NY
with the memory card you can save all your waypoints & maps for each area you hunt

with all that said if you are looking for a fairly basic GPS with color screen & will take a memory card I would look at the Garmin Etrex 20 or look at a used Garmin Etrex HCX (maybe able to still find one new)

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