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Which handheld gps would you recommend? Want something as simple as the garmin 152 that I have in my boat, but small and battery operated for a kayak. Trying to stay around 100 bucks or less. Is this one overkill or just right?
 

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Which handheld gps would you recommend? Want something as simple as the garmin 152 that I have in my boat, but small and battery operated for a kayak. Trying to stay around 100 bucks or less. Is this one overkill or just right? http://www.amazon.com/Garmin-72H-Wa...tivity/dp/B002QBSYOA/ref=cm_cr_pr_product_top
Geta Geta Geta Geta Garmin.

I've got the etrex Venture and am very pleased with it. My buddy has the model up from it that holds an SD card. For the money difference I would rather have it. You can put pretty much the whole country on an SD card.

This is the one I've got.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Garmin-eTre...0895186111?pt=GPS_Devices&hash=item20ce01ecbf

Here's the new improved model. http://www.basspro.com/Garmin-eTrex-10-Handheld-GPS-Unit/product/10228738/
 

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I have an older version of this: http://www.walmart.com/ip/Garmin-eTrex-H-Handheld-GPS-Navigator/6015179

Love it! I scuba dive off of my kayak, so it's very important to get the anchor right on the spot. I never miss by more than 5-10 feet. I've also used it for so much more than kayak fishing (it's intended purpose). It always works well and it actually is semi-waterproof. I forgot about it and it spent about 2 hours in a half inch deep puddle and didn't affect it at all.

It's nothing fancy, doesn't give any imagery data. It will track your path and navigate you to your points with direction, speed, eta data etc...

If I were going to spend $100, I would get the next best in the garmin etrex line. (The etrex 10, the one that johnf is talking about)
 

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Ive got the Garmin Oregon 450..... love it.... stay away from anything Lowrance.... bad products & even worse customer service....
 

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I have a Lowrance Ifinder H2O that I've had for a while, and haven't used much. Waterproof, retails for 180 or so from what I can tell. I'll let it go for $50, if you're interested.
 
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