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Old 05-11-2009, 08:17 PM
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Whats your thoughts for a performance boat?
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Old 05-11-2009, 08:27 PM
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Good Question! I would also like to see what the others have to say.
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I have had both. I think Garmins are easier to use.
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Whats your thoughts for a performance boat?
Garmin better screen, more features, easier to use.
Northstar still a great unit, lots of aftermarket faceplates available

If you really want the good stuff, no questions, and no contest go with Furuno.


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Old 05-11-2009, 09:00 PM
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Garmin all the way.
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Old 05-11-2009, 09:01 PM
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I like the north star units. had 2 of them. mine were easy to use.
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GARMIN,,NORTH STAR ARE VERY UN ACCURATE !!!

The MPH on the northstar says 8 mph slower then the garmin and Gaffrig !!!

? shouldnt be DD...

I believe they are all WAAS augmented GPS units they should be within a 10nth or so.

Does Gaffrig make a GPS? Or just speedometers that are GPS enabled?

They should all read within a MPH or two of one another in almost all circumstances unless a "correction factor" is enabled at the setup screen of either.

Maybe one was set to knots and the other MPH?

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Garmin with XM and Satellite Weather! Can't beat it!
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Garmin with XM and Satellite Weather! Can't beat it!
Yep, sold my Northstar for the Garmin touchscreen...much easier to use and more readable.
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