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Old 09-18-2004, 10:21 AM
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Anyone using this gps chartplotter?
It looks like it's comparable to the Garmin 182c.

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I sell both at my parttime job and sell alot more garmins. And have had people return the navman and get either garmins or lowrances.
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It all depends in what your REALLY want out of a chartplotter.............as in the options
I researched both....or should say a few of them
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The fuel computer is a really great feature. Shows instant mpg, fuel used, fuel remaining, etc. I use an older Horizon/Navman plotter with the fuel feature on my old cruiser, and I love it.
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hey bobby B...whats the special price for a garmin 182 non color...lowest i've seen so far is $399.00 plus $129. for the chip
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primarily looking for the best bang for the buck for use in the barnegat bay here in Jersey
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I love it. I purchased and installed the Navman 5500 2 years ago when it first came out. The color screen is beautiful, and won't wash out in the sun. Using the larger fonts, I can read the display while running.

When I bought it, the Navman was about $150 less than the Garmin, which is a very good product. I just couldn't read the Garmin screen, so that and the price helped me make the decision.
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hey bobby B...whats the special price for a garmin 182 non color...lowest i've seen so far is $399.00 plus $129. for the chip
I will check on it tomorrow night and see what i can do for you. But it does sound like a good deal.
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hey bobby B...whats the special price for a garmin 182 non color...lowest i've seen so far is $399.00 plus $129. for the chip
That is a good deal. I would go ahead an order one. I checked tonight and i could not come close to it. Sorry
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Thought of another angle if someone is budget minded and wants to save a few bucks. As you search around the internet (i.e., using Mysimon or Froogle), you'll find some places offering factory refurbs with limited warranty scope.
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