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#6902331 - 09/28/17 01:32 PM Portable GPS recommedations?
LoneStarSportsman Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 09/28/17
Posts: 6
I have a hunt coming up at Devils River SNA. I'll be huntin by myself. It would probably be a good idea to have a handheld GPS. What's the best ones for the money, or which ones are y'all most satisfied with?

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#6902540 - 09/28/17 03:52 PM Re: Portable GPS recommedations? [Re: LoneStarSportsman]
BOBO the Clown Offline
decoy

Registered: 04/19/07
Posts: 43849
Loc: Metroplex
Cellphone. Onxmaps and a blk energy charger


If budget was higher I'd go new garmin inreach plus

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#6902648 - 09/28/17 06:05 PM Re: Portable GPS recommedations? [Re: LoneStarSportsman]
LoneStarSportsman Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 09/28/17
Posts: 6
I've heard about Onxmaps. Will it work if the phone doesn't have service?

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#6902724 - 09/28/17 07:24 PM Re: Portable GPS recommedations? [Re: LoneStarSportsman]
BOBO the Clown Offline
decoy

Registered: 04/19/07
Posts: 43849
Loc: Metroplex
Originally Posted By: LoneStarSportsman
I've heard about Onxmaps. Will it work if the phone doesn't have service?


Yes. It has a feature you can save areas. Basically can cache up to 150 miles on your phone.

I believe they have a 7 day free trail good my right now

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#6903805 - 09/29/17 08:41 PM Re: Portable GPS recommedations? [Re: LoneStarSportsman]
LoneStarSportsman Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 09/28/17
Posts: 6
Nice, I wasn't aware of that. I'll have to check it out. Can you Mark locations such as where the truck is or points of interest, etc?

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#6903815 - 09/29/17 08:57 PM Re: Portable GPS recommedations? [Re: LoneStarSportsman]
BOBO the Clown Offline
decoy

Registered: 04/19/07
Posts: 43849
Loc: Metroplex
Originally Posted By: LoneStarSportsman
Nice, I wasn't aware of that. I'll have to check it out. Can you Mark locations such as where the truck is or points of interest, etc?


Yes and you can toggle through satellite, topo and hybrid layers. It even has a chartplotter function

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#6906694 - 10/02/17 08:42 PM Re: Portable GPS recommedations? [Re: LoneStarSportsman]
ciscooutdoorsman Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 05/18/07
Posts: 308
Loc: Argyle, Tx
Absolutely love my Garmin 64 stc. Download garmin basecamp and you can make all kinds of useful maps and data. Takes a lot of time but worth it in the end
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#6923865 - 10/17/17 02:59 PM Re: Portable GPS recommedations? [Re: ciscooutdoorsman]
Lone Ranger Offline
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Registered: 09/17/04
Posts: 1353
Loc: Irving, Texas
Need help with onX. How do you navigate or go to from one waypoint to another as there is not a @go to” option like a normal GPS has. Please advise ASAP as I am going elk hunting in Colorado next week and would like to know how to use it before then. Thanks.

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#6926935 - 10/20/17 10:34 AM Re: Portable GPS recommedations? [Re: Lone Ranger]
rex47 Offline
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Registered: 03/09/16
Posts: 398
Loc: euless, tx
Originally Posted By: Lone Ranger
Need help with onX. How do you navigate or go to from one waypoint to another as there is not a @go to” option like a normal GPS has. Please advise ASAP as I am going elk hunting in Colorado next week and would like to know how to use it before then. Thanks.


go to onxmaps.com
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