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Old 04-19-2012, 12:46 PM   #1
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I'm looking at buying a GPS for my atv. Just wondering if anyone has any suggestions? So far I'm looking at the Garmin Oregon series.
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That garmin is complicated i got a nuvi 500 and its not peefect but works well and you can easily use it in the car and hiking as well also got the handle ar mount for it
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I'm looking at buying a GPS for my atv. Just wondering if anyone has any suggestions? So far I'm looking at the Garmin Oregon series.
I have the Garmin Oregon 450. It's all touch screen, very easy to use and accurate. It also has downloadable software available along with the SD card capability. Awesome for hunting too!
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I also have the Oregon 450 and it did take a bit to get used to (I had Magellen units before this one) but the best feature I like is being able to calibrate and install custom maps. Very handy for ATV trail systems.

I also have the Explorist 450 model as well.

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Thanks for the help. I ended up getting the garmin etrex 30. I really liked the Oregon, but I decided that a smaller unit would be easier for hunting and hiking and other stuff, along with 4-wheeling.
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I own the Garmin Nuvi 2360LT and I'm quite satisfied with it! It wasn't one of the cheapest navis, but it's worth the money. Well it's not the newest one.... but I guess there is an updated version available now!
I have no experience with the Garmin Oregon series though, but it sounds reasonable!
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I'm throwing this on here as its not as far off topic as one would think if they actually used this setup -

While not technically a gps, if you want a few different features with basic gps functions try a Gtech RR meter. It has the ability to real time measure and data log whatever you put it on as well as MPH, ET, HP, lap time, etc and it has a gps function for one to retrace their path taken. Its also got SD card capability, and comes with a ATV friendly mount.
But it won't give you the colorful maps and the like.


I use mine with my cellphone with the google maps add on and voice commander turned on. So I get verbal directions and my position on a map from my phone and the Gtech logs what path I've taken. If I get lost I retrace my steps via the Gtech and the map on my phone.
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