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Topic Review (Newest First)
11-27-2009 06:37 PM
dacap06
Garmin 440 New Prices

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Originally Posted by CaptainForce View Post
I think I paid $400 for mine new on sale.
Sounds about right. West Marine is selling the 440s (includes sonar fish finder input) for just over $400 through Monday, $450 after that. I'm not sure if that price includes the transducer. I used a 440 on a friend's boat for a long sail. He likes it. It works well and is easy to use, but the screen is pretty small. You can't take everything in with just a glance if you wear variable bifocals like I do. You need to look hard at it for 2 or 3 seconds, and that changes your focus a lot from the horizon. Do that repeatedly for a few hours and your eyes get pretty tired.

DaCAP
11-27-2009 01:49 PM
eherlihy I can't find that old post referenced above.... but that is my recollection....
11-27-2009 01:29 PM
eherlihy I would also be VERY careful about buying any Garmin product from eBay. in a post that I made loong ago, I quoted an FAQ from Garmin that products bought through eBay are NOT supported by Garmin. This is a big deal if the unit uses any software to interface with a PC.
11-27-2009 01:15 PM
blackbart500
thanks guys

that was great, thanks guys
11-27-2009 11:52 AM
anemoneii I got a email today from West Marine, 440S is $449 + 10% off until monday, That would be $404, I wouldn't pay more than 1/2 for used electronics.
11-27-2009 11:34 AM
CaptainForce I checked the range of my Garmin 440 with the built in coverage and it includes the bay side of Nova Scotia just beyand St. John to Quaco Ledge Bell and to Coffin Island just beyond Liverpool on the Atlantic side. 'take care and joy, Aythya crew
11-26-2009 08:55 PM
gtod25
The charts are only for the US......

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Originally Posted by blackbart500 View Post
i bid 200. my nearest dealer, eastport me. sell the 440 garmin for700, oh yes i forgot to ask. are they programed for canadian east coast as well?
You will need the vision chip +/- $300 for your area. Great machine for the price. Small screen.
11-26-2009 08:32 PM
CaptainForce I think I paid $400 for mine new on sale.
11-26-2009 02:47 PM
blackbart500
my bid

i bid 200. my nearest dealer, eastport me. sell the 440 garmin for700, oh yes i forgot to ask. are they programed for canadian east coast as well?
11-26-2009 02:33 PM
arf145 We've got the Garmin 545 which is the 1-inch bigger cousin of the 440. Definitely not junk--we love it. Can't suggest what you should bid though.
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