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Re: garmin etrex

Postby Botiz630 » Mon Sep 16, 2013 5:30 pm

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Re: garmin etrex

Postby aunt betty » Mon Sep 16, 2013 5:46 pm

You known..when I was younger I swore I would never get old and out of touch with the latest gadgetry etc.
I'm sorry to admit it happened.
It is what it is.
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Re: garmin etrex

Postby romeocadet08 » Mon Sep 16, 2013 9:53 pm

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Re: garmin etrex

Postby aunt betty » Tue Sep 17, 2013 5:12 am

romeocadet08 wrote:PayPal is the only way I'll go when buying online or off eBay. Best thing since sliced bread

All you paypal pros...
Be a pal and pay for it.
Thats how it works...right? :grooving:
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Re: garmin etrex

Postby YJSONLY » Tue Sep 17, 2013 8:01 am

Well I was helping my cousin track a deer last night in the woods... Phone died with the GPS during it all. I wish I would have brought my etrex.
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Re: garmin etrex

Postby aunt betty » Tue Sep 17, 2013 8:08 am

YJSONLY wrote:Well I was helping my cousin track a deer last night in the woods... Phone died with the GPS during it all. I wish I would have brought my etrex.

I just want to find a duck blind easy in the dark. My boat has a battery and...bum bum bummmmm, I CAN CHARGE A PHONE ON BOARD.

Y'all just insist on having two gadgets that do the same thing.
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Re: garmin etrex

Postby romeocadet08 » Tue Sep 17, 2013 8:48 am

aunt betty wrote:
YJSONLY wrote:Well I was helping my cousin track a deer last night in the woods... Phone died with the GPS during it all. I wish I would have brought my etrex.

I just want to find a duck blind easy in the dark. My boat has a battery and...bum bum bummmmm, I CAN CHARGE A PHONE ON BOARD.

Y'all just insist on having two gadgets that do the same thing.


Free pro-tip:
It's not a bad idea to have 2 or more gadgets that do the same thing ..especially in the woods..ask me how I know!

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Re: garmin etrex

Postby aunt betty » Tue Sep 17, 2013 9:26 am

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aunt betty wrote:
YJSONLY wrote:Well I was helping my cousin track a deer last night in the woods... Phone died with the GPS during it all. I wish I would have brought my etrex.

I just want to find a duck blind easy in the dark. My boat has a battery and...bum bum bummmmm, I CAN CHARGE A PHONE ON BOARD.

Y'all just insist on having two gadgets that do the same thing.


Free pro-tip:
It's not a bad idea to have 2 or more gadgets that do the same thing ..especially in the woods..ask me how I know!

;)

Uh huh...three of everything so when some numnuts steals your blind bag you lost three times as much stuff.
Ok, I'll go along with that. Where is your bag right now? :wink:
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Re: garmin etrex

Postby romeocadet08 » Tue Sep 17, 2013 10:44 am

If someone steals your blind bag then you're just up the creek with no paddle ...

But a cell phone with GPS, a handheld, and a map/compass goes a long way ...a little piece of mind can make a good hunt ..a great hunt

I have so much craph in my boat that i could probably survive the zombie apocalypse if need be. I have 2-3 extra of everything ...especially mud motor parts
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Re: garmin etrex

Postby YJSONLY » Tue Sep 17, 2013 6:42 pm

aunt betty wrote:
YJSONLY wrote:Well I was helping my cousin track a deer last night in the woods... Phone died with the GPS during it all. I wish I would have brought my etrex.

I just want to find a duck blind easy in the dark. My boat has a battery and...bum bum bummmmm, I CAN CHARGE A PHONE ON BOARD.

Y'all just insist on having two gadgets that do the same thing.


I am not judging here... This was last night so it is very fresh in my mind.... And to answer your question use google maps! Or you can use an etrex! ;)
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Re: garmin etrex

Postby rank duck » Tue Sep 17, 2013 9:12 pm

aunt betty wrote:I found one for $30 plus shipping online. Heard bad things about paypal.
How do I do the transaction safely? Credit card?
Explain how a credit card would be better than debit and why.
Never did paypal and it scares me a little.


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Re: garmin etrex

Postby aunt betty » Wed Sep 18, 2013 6:57 am

It was an auction. Opened at $30.
Ebay is creepy.
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Re: garmin etrex

Postby romeocadet08 » Wed Sep 18, 2013 8:29 am

aunt betty wrote:It was an auction. Opened at $30.
Ebay is creepy.


Make sure it's a certified PayPal seller...but still read ALL the fine print. I love eBay. I've had a ton of experience on eBay and 99.9% of the transactions have been legit but you hear horror stories all the time of people getting scammed. I have over 300 transactions on eBay
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Re: garmin etrex

Postby aunt betty » Wed Sep 18, 2013 9:36 am

I feel way more comfortable dealing with members here.
Have had really good luck buying and selling some calls and other little things in DHC classifieds.
Used Electronics on Ebay is about equal to Craigslist plus one. IMO
Especially when I see the item is in El Segundo, Ca. (lol)
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Re: garmin etrex

Postby KaceyDucks » Thu Sep 19, 2013 8:10 am

The Trimble GPS Hunt Pro does this and it will cache the maps to your phone so even with no cell service you have the maps. My phone has its own GPS signal so I can use it with no cell service. It is pretty nice when you are trying to find your spot in the dark.
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Re: garmin etrex

Postby aunt betty » Thu Sep 19, 2013 8:25 am

KaceyDucks wrote:The Trimble GPS Hunt Pro does this and it will cache the maps to your phone so even with no cell service you have the maps. My phone has its own GPS signal so I can use it with no cell service. It is pretty nice when you are trying to find your spot in the dark.

What phone ?
Droid or iphone?
I got stuck trying to get the app. Is it for iphones only?
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Re: garmin etrex

Postby aunt betty » Thu Sep 19, 2013 8:47 am

I figured it out. Its $5 for the pro version. It looks pretty cool and just what I needed last Sunday.
I get that it will use my phone battery up if I use it constantly.
Just needed something to check which way the spot we picked was on the bank of a lake. Shallow skinny water was rough on us.
FF found the exact spot after I gave up about 50 yards too soon.
AB no see in foggy darkness too good.
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Re: garmin etrex

Postby KaceyDucks » Thu Sep 19, 2013 10:09 am

Yeah I really like it. I have an adroid and a water proof case that I can use the screen through. It works for me and I like the pretty extensive maps that it has.
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Re: garmin etrex

Postby aunt betty » Fri Sep 20, 2013 7:02 am

The Trimble one is very nice. I bought the pro version for $5.
Have not checked it all out but the maps and layers are nice.
Gotta go make a track and see how easy it is to re-find it.
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Re: garmin etrex

Postby jehler » Fri Sep 20, 2013 7:21 am

YJSONLY wrote:Well I was helping my cousin track a deer last night in the woods... Phone died with the GPS during it all. I wish I would have brought my etrex.

Yep, phones for navigating are not reliable, sorry Betty. It's like having an on demand water heater, it will get the water warm but is finicky, inefficient and not reliable
Buy it, use it, break it, fix it,
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Re: garmin etrex

Postby aunt betty » Fri Sep 20, 2013 8:06 am

jehler wrote:
YJSONLY wrote:Well I was helping my cousin track a deer last night in the woods... Phone died with the GPS during it all. I wish I would have brought my etrex.

Yep, phones for navigating are not reliable, sorry Betty. It's like having an on demand water heater, it will get the water warm but is finicky, inefficient and not reliable

A hand held gps eats batteries and is not going to work in flooded green timber either.
Jehler...will this work if I have maps from Trimble? You can access maps and lots of other stuff a gps can not do.

Here is how they did it 100 yrs ago.
That compass is 95 years old.
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Re: garmin etrex

Postby aunt betty » Fri Sep 20, 2013 8:09 am

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Re: garmin etrex

Postby jehler » Fri Sep 20, 2013 9:10 am

aunt betty wrote:
jehler wrote:
YJSONLY wrote:Well I was helping my cousin track a deer last night in the woods... Phone died with the GPS during it all. I wish I would have brought my etrex.

Yep, phones for navigating are not reliable, sorry Betty. It's like having an on demand water heater, it will get the water warm but is finicky, inefficient and not reliable

A hand held gps eats batteries and is not going to work in flooded green timber either.
Jehler...will this work if I have maps from Trimble? You can access maps and lots of other stuff a gps can not do.

Here is how they did it 100 yrs ago.
That compass is 95 years old.
1379685924324.jpg

I'm sure it will work fine Betty, I was just dragging bait for yj's :)
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Re: garmin etrex

Postby dakotashooter2 » Fri Sep 20, 2013 4:38 pm

Depends on your priorities. To me a $300 GPS is worth more than a $400 phone. I can spend $100 and get all I need in a phone and spend the rest on a decent GPS.....................LOL
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Re: garmin etrex

Postby aunt betty » Fri Sep 20, 2013 6:36 pm

dakotashooter2 wrote:Depends on your priorities. To me a $800 Britney is worth more than a $200 lab. Even if the Lab fetches ducks in water and the other one wont..................LOL
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