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    What GPS do you prefer?

    I'm in need of a good quality GPS unit for elk hunting. Is there a brand I should look for, or stay away from?

    Thanks in advance.

    RD

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    Go with Garmin. I really like the Oregon 450

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    Garman Oregon 650 with landowner chips
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    Garmin with land ownership chip / download

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    I am with everyone else on this one! I have the Oregon 450 with the landowner chip and I really like it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ElkTrout View Post
    I am with everyone else on this one! I have the Oregon 450 with the landowner chip and I really like it.
    My uncle dropped off his 450t for me to use with my chip. My GPS doesn't accept a chip so he's saving me some money haha. I'll get one that accepts a chip next year. But I have a question and don't mean to hijack....why is the battery compartment so dang hard to open on this model? I feel like its going to break.
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    I use a cheaper Garmin Legend HCx because it does everything I need and it also takes the landowner chips. I got it for $153 to my door from Amazon.com a couple years ago to replace the older Legend I have that has a black and white screen and doesn't take chips.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Topgun 30-06 View Post
    I use a cheaper Garmin Legend HCx because it does everything I need and it also takes the landowner chips. I got it for $153 to my door from Amazon.com a couple years ago to replace the older Legend I have that has a black and white screen and doesn't take chips.
    Thanks for the info. Quick question, what does the chip do? Provide the names of all the private landowners in the area?

    RD

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    Quote Originally Posted by rhino57106 View Post
    Thanks for the info. Quick question, what does the chip do? Provide the names of all the private landowners in the area?

    RD
    Property boundaries, names, roads....I'm sure I've also missed some of the other benefits. But definetely get it especially if you will be near private land. No need to wreck a good hunt by getting somewhere you shouldn't be.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Topgun 30-06 View Post
    I use a cheaper Garmin Legend HCx because it does everything I need and it also takes the landowner chips. I got it for $153 to my door from Amazon.com a couple years ago to replace the older Legend I have that has a black and white screen and doesn't take chips.
    Like Topgun I've used a Garmin Legend HCx for years. It works great and with a new landowner chip it does everything I need. I recently bought a Garmin 62 which I'll begin using soon ... I went with this over the Oregon that many have mentioned because it was on sale (cheaper) and uses buttons which I find better in cold weather when wearing gloves than a touch screen.

 

 

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