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Old 12-22-2005, 08:01 PM
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I have a small Garmin hand held GPS that I use on the boat and it works fine. But I have a new Avalanche with the nav system and now I'm spoiled! I want a larger color screen GPS for the boat. I'd like to get a portable one so I could use it on the boat and in my Lexus (no nav). I looked at one at West Marine, I think it was a Garmin 276C. Had good features and was priced at $950 after rebate. The only drawback was finding a good spot to mount it in the Lexus (LS400).

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Trade in the Lexus with one that has a nav,
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Okay, Dan. Will do. But what about the boat GPS?
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Okay, Dan. Will do. But what about the boat GPS?
The 276 is good for the boat but not as good as some for the car that have auto navigation, i have the 182 in my boat and when in the ocean that screen is almost to small. i use the 176 in the Jeep and sandrail and a Streetpilot for the car.

If you are only going to be on the river or lakes i think that the 276 would be fine. the 176 was terrible since you cant see the screen in the daylight.
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