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Old February 4th, 2009, 10:43 AM   #1
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Anyone have or heard of it? I am wanting an all in one gps and it looks pretty decent. What do you think?

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Old February 4th, 2009, 11:27 AM   #2
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Don't know anyone that has one but I have been researching them quite extensively. Thinking of getting one to replace my old Street pilot if I can find one for the right price. Looks to be a fairly versatile unit.

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Old February 4th, 2009, 05:37 PM   #3
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I have a Garmin Nuvi and I love it.
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i have the 255 and its great, garmin does a good job
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I was looking at the same unit in december. Everything I read about it was good, however, I also read that the all in ones leave a bit to be desired. So, I went with the nuvi 760 for street use and am going to pick up a dedicated off road gps when the need arises. This was what most of the literature suggested to do. I love the NUVI 760 so i am happy with my decision. Good luck!
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I have a 500. Sweet little unit having the Topo and streets. Overlayed at that.

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Don't know anyone that has one but I have been researching them quite extensively. Thinking of getting one to replace my old Street pilot if I can find one for the right price. Looks to be a fairly versatile unit.
So, did you buy the one above?

I am thinking pretty seriously about it still, just hope I don't have reliability problems or mess up the screen using it in the jEeP.
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i just bought the nuvi 750 and i really like it so far. it has the option to use offroad.
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i just bought the nuvi 750 and i really like it so far. it has the option to use offroad.
I have this unit as well for my wifes DD. You can use it off road but you can't save tracks and upload them to your pc. You also can't down load saved tracks from your pc to the unit for later use. Unit is good around town and on trips but is limited to what you can do for trail mapping.
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didnt know that. but didnt plan to upload or anything like that
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Well, I bought one. I like it so far, but need to learn more on how to use it.
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