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Thread: wtb handheld gps

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    wtb handheld gps

    Hi guys i am after a handheld gps for the bush so topo maps are a must and electronic compass prefered , pm what you have.


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    Member Pengy's Avatar
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    Up in da hills somewhere near Nelson
    Why are topo maps a must? also, if you don't already know mate, learn to use a handheld compass before relying on an electronic one.
    Garmin all the way for gps

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    Jun 2015
    I assumed most gos units come with a basic preloaded map with minimal detail? Yeah i realise that , its not a necessity just would be handy to have one inbuilt. Cheers

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    gidday - I have a Garmin Dakota 20, its about 3 years old. Hardly been used. yours for $150 plus postage. Nice compact little GPS.
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    Sep 2014
    Clarks Beach, (South of) Auckland
    Pre-installed maps are nice, but nothing to base a purchasing decision on. Here's a link to the free (open-source, not pirated) NZTopo map. Download and place it in the "Garmin" folder on the GARMIN gps you're going to buy. https://www.dropbox.com/s/ub5lqwhwvi...opo50.img?dl=1

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