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post #34 of Old 07-27-2011
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Too true MS. I love my little Garmin handheld. Its been utterly reliable though admittedly I only use it for heading and lat/long. That said we still have a back up and like you I carry paper. Indeed , offshore I'll still plot to paper even though the positioning is done electronically. Quite frankly its part of the enjoyment.

I do wonder though how , in your case, Garmin could get it so wrong. It s nott as if they do their own mapping.

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