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Looking for new GPS #8460364 11/27/21 10:08 PM
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Greetings All,.

I have a Garmin ETrex Legend. It is of course discontinued for years but I worry it will drift over time.
Anyone have a recommendation for something you use Guys.

Thanks.

Re: Looking for new GPS [Re: mjaye] #8460508 11/28/21 01:59 AM
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why not use your phone in gps mode?

Re: Looking for new GPS [Re: mjaye] #8460688 11/28/21 09:45 AM
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Look at the onX app.

Re: Looking for new GPS [Re: mjaye] #8464050 12/02/21 01:13 AM
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I too am looking for a standalone GPS unit. I plan on going on week-plus hunts out west at some point, so I need more than my phone.

Re: Looking for new GPS [Re: mjaye] #8464428 12/02/21 02:17 PM
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Originally Posted by mjaye
Greetings All,.

I have a Garmin ETrex Legend. It is of course discontinued for years but I worry it will drift over time.
Anyone have a recommendation for something you use Guys.

Thanks.


No, it won’t drift over time. The unit receives updated satellite ephemeral data on a regular basis which informs the receiver of the other satellite locations. In other words, it is self correcting.

I’d be more concerned about the availability of map updates over time which you would get from Garmin.

Re: Looking for new GPS [Re: mjaye] #8464557 12/02/21 04:12 PM
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Originally Posted by mjaye
Greetings All,.

I have a Garmin ETrex Legend. It is of course discontinued for years but I worry it will drift over time.
Anyone have a recommendation for something you use Guys.

Thanks.


I hunt all over US with my phone and onx. Just save a few maps to your phone for no-coverage areas.

With that said if you want a stand alone unit. GPSMAP® 64- 66i series is great. The 66i has SOS and Satellite texting ability


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