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Re: what GPS or APP?

Unread postby Horizontal Hunter » Mon Dec 11, 2017 10:04 am

Missionshooter wrote:
JMax1978 wrote:I love my Garmin GPS Map 64. I also use Onx Maps on the computer for scouting and enter in the data I need to the GPS. I also have a compass and map packed in my pack. I got lost in a flat clearcut when I was 15. Some lessons only need to be learned once. Lol



x2 great GPS. Worth every penny and I am a much better hunter with it in my hands.


Having a good GPS (I have the 62S) and knowing how to use it is a game changer.

Bob


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Re: what GPS or APP?

Unread postby checkerfred » Mon Dec 11, 2017 10:08 am

I have a Garmin 62s and wouldn’t be without it. I have then OnX hunt map for it too. However I also use my iPhone a considerable amount as it’s easier to see maps plus having aerials. TopoMaps+ is the best I’ve found for iPhone. It’s free though you get higher res maps if you subscribe which I do. You can download and cache your area to use online as well. The developer has given me the best support too. I even recommended a feature added which he is doing with the next update.
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Re: what GPS or APP?

Unread postby Brandonkinchen » Mon Aug 13, 2018 3:33 pm

I use my phone but carry my old garmen just incase I don't have any service. But with the onx offline map option you can still use your phone with sucky service. I turn my gps on wherever I park and mark a way point. Then I turn it off. I haven't "used" It in 5 years.
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