Sea kayak Magazine has just listed MAP78 by Garmin as the best gps system. Anyone have any experience with it and have an opinion?
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Yup, and we returned two of them|
Posted by: Jackl on Nov-24-13 3:03 PM (EST)
My wife and I had the 76CX and we figured we would upgrade to the 78.
Posted by: mwhussin on Nov-25-13 9:16 PM (EST)
Thanks. Too bad about the new model not being up to standards. sort of shocking that you can't get tides for where you actually are!
Like I mentioned above though ...|
Posted by: Jackl on Nov-26-13 5:48 AM (EST)
If you now have a 76CX, you won't like the 78.
Thought I'd mention|
Posted by: woodonwater on Nov-25-13 3:58 AM (EST)
This may not be pertinent to your paddling but we use the birdseye imagery on almost all our trips. We do a lot of tidal creeks and marshes, becoming disorientated is easy and having satellite imagery of the area will save a lot of time poking around wrong turns and dead ends. The imagery costs $30 a year and you have to use Basecamp to load it (free). Also with Birdseye and Basecamp you can draw a track to follow on the PC using topo or satellite and transfer the track to your handheld for field use. Very handy for us.