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post #2 of Old 06-22-2012
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Re: Bluechart G2 chip in handheld Garmin 76CSx?

The going thoughts are they're the most accurate for the Bahamas (not saying much) because they license Explorer charts. The USA G2 chip includes the Bahamas.

Screen is very small for ongoing usage and the resolution isnt that great. But cant beat the price...West Marine often has the 76Cx (not CSX...so no barometer, altimeter) for $149 + $99 for the G2 chart chip.

$250 or less for a full featured GPS with charts is a great deal for backup. Wait for 10% off coupons, then use a referrer link like fatcash for 4-5% more, and then have gold rewards (free with towboat towing insurance) for another 4% and it gets even sweeter.

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