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All very good, but why?

Advantages: A sturdy, easy-to-use gadget
Disadvantages: Unreliable under tree cover, and possibly a bit pointless if you have a smart phone

The Garmin eTrex 30 is a handheld GPS device. Awful admission - I do not own one. However, there is a reason. I am routinely forced to use one for plant surveys. Apparently it's the bees knees, cat's pijamas and dogs' bollards, too, when you need to g ...

up2nogood 18.07.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Garmin eTrex 30

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Hiking fun! Till you're lost! Never with eTrex

Advantages: Lightweight, robust and easy to use
Disadvantages: No interface to the computer.

I was introduced to a fascinating new hobby, Geocaching, by a review written by scalywitch in Ciao Café. Geocaching is basically a modern version of treasure hunting combined with orienteering that employs advanced technology to locate the cache. Scalywit ...

MAFARRIMOND 12.03.2006 · Read full review
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Review of Garmin eTrex Summit

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There's Summit About It!

Advantages: Compact, Rugged, 50 routes, Electronic Compass
Disadvantages: Battery life

I won't delve deeply into the details of how GPS works. That would take ages and you might already know. But in case you don't - suffice to say that there's a bunch of satellites orbiting the earth. Each one sends out a time signal along with it's unique ...

LegendaryMrDude 14.02.2006 · Read full review
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There's Summit about it

Advantages: Larger Memory, Digital Compass, Altimeter
Disadvantages: Battery life.

...go into the details of how GPS works as there are a number of reviews round these parts that do a good job of explaining it. What i will do is explain why, after two years, I decided to upgrade my trusty old (bright yellow) garmin eTrex to a shiny ...

LegendaryMrDude 10.09.2004 · Read full review
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GPS 3 Pilot and Plus

Advantages: Compact, Ease of readability
Disadvantages: Battery eater

Where do i start? Purchased the 3 Pilot in March 2000 to enable help with my navigation practice during my pilot training. I found the US Database amazingly accurate and very useful, this included all the radio frequencies that I would need while fyin ...

PK29 25.01.2005 · Read full review
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Review of Garmin GPS III Plus

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