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what's a good GPS to buy for the Delta?


I have a little crappy handheld Garmin but that thing can't navigate it self out of a paper bag!! I like the handhelds just not the one I got..
 

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I have a tom tom one its not great but cheap. I bought it a few years ago @199 you can probably get one for half that now. It did a good job navagting the delta when I went out there last year.
 

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Garmin 255W

It's convenient, shows bodies of water and accepts SD cards. I've used it on the Delta and Lake Berryessa. You can put your camera card in a view pictures right now!
Bought it a West Marine, $175.00.
 

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Interesting... I was just starting to think about this yesterday and so conveniantly just found this thread... Do you use the same ones like in your car? Or do you buy one of the ones that made for hiking?

I noticed costco has a couple different ones that seem like fair prices, here's the hiker's version:

http://www.costco.com/Browse/Produc...mmc=BCEmail_403-_-FOCUS-_-18-_-GarminColorado

And one that's compatible with road maps and such:

http://www.costco.com/Browse/Product.aspx?Prodid=11334477&whse=BC&topnav=&browse=&lang=en-US

Will either of these units display names of sloughs and channels, etc...? Or also, will they give you speed and such?
 

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If you want it to show you location on the water marinas,ramps,resturants,etc. then the garmin would be a good choice.otherwise the ones that have street maps will only show you that you are on the water and they do a very good job on basic location.
 

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It's convenient, shows bodies of water and accepts SD cards. I've used it on the Delta and Lake Berryessa. You can put your camera card in a view pictures right now!
Bought it a West Marine, $175.00.
this one kicks azz i rode with mark when he used it and it gave out all the names of the sloughs,coves,resorts,gas stops even the resorts that havnt been up and running in yearsto the exact point cause i was comparing to a chart what was cool was the screen change to bright colors when it got dark, its on my bday list with the wife
 

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Check out the Magellan Explorist 200 seen them for 150, love mine worked awesome on Powell and everywhere I go. The only bummer is it wont lock/record your speed only real time... Otherwise it is very cool. It even shows aircraft. I use it 4 wheelin, boating and traveling. Waterways and all.

http://www.highspeedsat.com/explorist200.htm


http://shopping.yahoo.com/p:Magellan eXplorist 200 GPS Receiver:1991544357

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yea I wouldnt want it locking my speed either if I was driving your sled:D. How ya been Denis?
 

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yea I wouldnt want it locking my speed either if I was driving your sled:D. How ya been Denis?
DOH right to the kidneys!!! Hey I still have the Daytona!!!!! Not bad, just tryin to stay dry. Smitty19 and I may be taking the Hotrods out to your fav lake- Folsom this week. Gotta swap out the zoomies and pop in some mufflers but should be fun.

It was hard to use that GPS cuz @ a buck and a quarter things start to get blurry in that little boat:D
 

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cool that's guy's now I'm completely confused!! j/k! i think I'm going to go with the garmin 255w, I like the fact that you can us it in the truck and the boat and i already have the SD card for all of the western lakes.
 

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DOH right to the kidneys!!! Hey I still have the Daytona!!!!! Not bad, just tryin to stay dry. Smitty19 and I may be taking the Hotrods out to your fav lake- Folsom this week. Gotta swap out the zoomies and pop in some mufflers but should be fun.

It was hard to use that GPS cuz @ a buck and a quarter things start to get blurry in that little boat:D
now thats some funny shiat:)devil
 

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Check out the Garmin 640. touch screen, load all the G2 plus maps for both marine and auto. Based on the 5200 series technology
 
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